Watch this link for some inputs on this industry.
If your Co. have already taken care of preliminary formalities like formation of the Co., obtaining PAN, TAN, TIN, GST Regn. Labour Dept.licence etc. Notes on other formalities w.r.t. to EPF & ESIC are attached. Use them and also links provided therein for your guidance & help. Print copies of the attachments and also buy copies of BARE Acts of EPF & ESIC or download them from websites for your ready reference. If you will have any other problems, raise here for members' clarifications.
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27th November 2018 From India, Bangalore
The Factories Act, 1948 & Rules
The Chemical Accident (Emergency Planning ,Preparedness & Response)Rules 1996.
The Manufacture, Storage and Import of Hazardous Chemical Rules 1989.
The Payment of Wages act, 1936
The Payment of Bonus Act
The Payment of Gratuity Act
The Maternity Benefit Act, 1961
The Child Labour (Prohibition And Regulation) Act, 1986
The Environment (Protection ) Act, 1986
The Building and other Construction Workers (Regulation of employment and conditions of service) Act 1996
The Indian Boilers Act 1923.
The Indian Boiler Regulation, 1950
Leave for CL a/c is your prerogative, generally 10 or 12 days can be set averaging one day per month or part thereof. So far as EL/PL & SL are concerned the Factories Act provisions have to be followed.
The extract reg.Leave is as follows:
Read Chapter-VIII (Sec.43-47) of the Factories Act 1948 (Bare Act attached).
So far as Maternity Leave, you have to follow the Maternity Act (with amendments).
Full text of TN Factories Rules is attached. However the Extract from the TN Factories Rules (reg.maintenance of records for leave to staff)
Leave with wages
170[86-B Method of calculating cash equivalent on account of concessional sale of food grains and other articles
The cash equivalent of the advantage accruing through the concessional sale of food
grains and other articles payable to workers proceeding on leave shall be the difference
between the value at the average market rates prevailing during the month immediately
preceding his leave and the value at the concessional rates allowed of food grains and
other articles he is entitled to.
For the purpose of the cash equivalent, monthly average market rate of food grains and
other articles shall be computed at the end of every month.
87. Leave with wages register
(1) The Manager shall keep an up-to-date Register in Form No. 15 hereinafter called the
Leave with Wages Register:
Provided that if the Chief inspector is of the opinion that any muster-roll or register
maintained as part of the routine of the factory, or return made by the Manager, gives in
respect of any or all of the workers in the factory, the particulars required for the
enforcement of Chapter VIII of the Act, he may, by order in writing, direct that such
muster-roll or register or return shall, to the corresponding extent,be maintained in place of and be treated as the register or return required under this rule in respect of that
(2) The Leave with Wages Register shall be preserved for a period of three years after
the last entry in it and shall be produced before the Inspector on demand.
88. Leave Book
(1) The Manager shall provide each worker who has become entitled to leave during a
calendar year, with a book in Form No. 15 (hereinafter called the Leave Book) not
later than the 31st January of that year. The Leave Book shall be the property of the
worker, and the Manager or his agent shall not demand it except to make entries
and shall not keep it for more than one week at a time.
Provided that if a worker to whom sub-section (3) of section 79 of the Act applies is
discharged or dismissed from service before he is provided by the manager with the Leave
Book, the Manager shall, within one week from the date of such discharge or dismissal,
issue to such worker an abstract from the "Leave with Wages Register" in Form No. 15
maintained under rule 87.
(2) If a worker loses his Leave Book the Manager shall provide him with another copy on
the payment of fifteen paisa, and shall complete it from his record.
89. Medical certificate
If any worker is absent from work due to his illness and he wants to avail himself of the
leave with wages due to him to cover the period of his illness as far as possible under the
provisions of sub-section (7) of section 79 of Chapter VIII as revised by the Factories
(Amendment) Act, 1954, he shall. if required by the Manager, produce a medical
certificate signed by a registered medical practitioner or by a registered or recognised medical practitioner stating the cause of the absence and the period for which the worker is, in the opinion of such medical practitioner, if unable to attend to his work.
91. Notice by worker
Before or at the end of every calendar year, a worker who may be required to avail of
leave in accordance with sub-section (8) of section 79 of the Factories Act, 1948, may give notice to the Manager of his intention not to avail himself of the leave with wages falling due during the following calendar year. The Manager shall make an entry to that effect in the Leave with Wages Register and in the Leave Book of the worker concerned.
92. Grant of leave with wages
(1) Whenever leave with wages is given to any worker, necessary entries shall be made
in the Leave with Wages Register and the Leave Book of the worker concerned.
(2) As far as circumstances permit, members of the same family shall be allowed leave
at the same time.
(3) A worker may exchange the period of his leave with another worker, subject to the
approval of the Manager.
You should be thorough the relevant information made available in this link.
30th November 2018 From India, Bangalore