Dear All,
We are a company registered under the Shops & Establishment Act. We pay Overtime to our staff who put more that 9 hours of work per day. Can anyone help me to understand whether overtime has be paid even for half hour worked extra on any particular day or it requires atleast 1 hour work required to be eligible for the Overtime payment.

From India, Mumbai
Under Bombay Shops and Establishment Act

Daily and Weekly Working Hours in Shops and Commercial Establishment :-

No employee shall be required or allowed to work in any shop or commercial establishment for more than nine hours in any day and forty-eight hours in any week.

Any employee may be required or allowed to work in a shop or commercial establishment for any period in excess of the limit fixed above, if such period does not exceed six hours in any week.

On not more than six days in a year, for purposes of making of accounts, stock taking settlements or other prescribed occasions, any employee may be required or allowed to work in a shop or commercial establishment in excess of the period fixed, if such excess period does not exceed twenty-four hours.

At least One Hour of Rest for every Five Hours of work is to be allotted. In case of Manufacturing Commercial Establishment this has to be at least Half Hour..

For Full read https://shopsandestablishmentactsind...ablishment-Act

From India, Kolkata
In Which state is your establishment ?Please refer to the Shops and commercial establishments Act of that state for answer to your query.
From India, Thiruvananthapuram
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