Can any body tell me how may sick leaves are there in one year under Maharashtra shop & establishment act?
Also if some employee takes leave in combination with national holiday or with weekly off, wether the weekly off or national holiday should consider as leave?

From India, Pune
Sr. Hr Executive
Labour Consultant
Environmental Consultant & Engineers
Nagarkar Vinayak L
Hr And Employee Relations Consultant

Dear Suryakant, Maha S&E act does not say anything about sick leave. It only covers casual and privilege leaves only. About combination you need to check your organisational policies.

Dear Colleague,
As per Section 18 of the Maharashtra Shops Act, Holidays falling during the leave period and at either end of it ,are not treated as leave.
They are exclusive of leave.
Vinayak Nagarkar
HR- Consultant

From India, Mumbai
Hi ,I need Maharashtra leaves act as per labour law under shops and establishment act along with the document.
From India, Mumbai
Leave Rules In Maharashtra As Per Shops & Establishment Act Amendment Dated 07.09.2017. Gazette Notification dtd. 19.12.2017
Leave Rules in Maharashtra as per Shops & Establishment Act has been amended as per Maharashtra Shops and Establishment Act, 2017 - Amendment dated 07.09.2017.
Government of Maharashtra has already issued Amendment Notification covering the following major changes:
1. Every worker shall be allowed a weekly holiday with wages.
2. Every worker shall be entitled to eight days casual leave with wages in every calendar year which shall be credited into the account of the worker on a quarterly basis, but shall laps if un-availed at the end of the year.
3. Every worker who has worked for a period of two hundred and forty days or more in an establishment during a calendar year shall be allowed during the subsequent calendar year, leave with wages for a number of days calculated at the rate of one day for every twenty days of work performed by him during the previous year. (Maximum 15 days Earned Leave per year i.e.365-52-8=305/20=15)
4. Subject to the provision of clause (3) every worker, who has been employed for not less than three months in any year, shall for every sixty days on which he has worked during the year be allowed leave, consecutive or otherwise, for a period of not more than five days.
5. Every worker shall be permitted to accumulate earned leave upto a max of 45 days.
6. Where the employer refuses to sanction the leave under sub-section (3) which is due when applied fifteen days in advance, then the worker shall have a right to encash leave in excess of forty-five days.
7. A worker shall be entitled to eight paid festival holidays in a calendar year, namely, 26th January, 1st May, 15th August and 2nd October and four such other festival holidays as may be agreed to between the employer and the workers as per the nature of business, before the commencement of the year.

From India, Thane
Dear colleague,
Just to add further to the above, all leaves granted as per the Act, will be exclusive of holidays which fall at the beginning, during and at the end of the leave sanctioned.
Vinayak Nagarkar
HR- Consultant

From India, Mumbai

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