1. THE ACTS RELATING TO NATIONAL AND FESTIVAL HOLIDAYS & CASUAL AND SICK LEAVES

No Central labour law relating to private industry regarding these holidays is enacted. As it is a State matter. All State Governments have enacted laws regarding these holidays.

Generally all State Legislations has common provision for major matters. They provide at least seven holidays for national and other festivals. Republic day, Independence day and Mahatma Gandhifs birthday are compulsory holidays. Employer and Employees had given right to decide remaining national and festival holidays.

Similarly minimum seven days casual leave and 14 days sick leave is provided to employees.

These leaves are paid means the employees get the wages of these leaves as they had actually worked for that day.

An employee becomes entitled for these leaves after working for a specified period.

The employee who works in establishment on national/other festival holidays is entitled to get double wages for that day.

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