6. THE BUILDING AND OTHER CONSTRUCTION WORKERS (REGULATION OF EMPLOYMENT AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE) ACT, 1996

The Act provides regulations for employment and condition of services of building and other construction worker. It provides provisions regarding their safety health and welfare. It has come into force from first day of March 1996.

It applies to establishment employing ten or more building workers in any building or other construction workers.

It provides for registration of such establishments. Registrars are appointed for registration. It provides various provisions regarding fixing hour for normal working day, overtime wages, drinking water, latrines and urinals, creches, first-aid canteen etc., employer are also make liable to maintain certain registers and records. Safety provisions at work place are also made.

The act provides for gbuilding and other construction workers welfare boardh. The workers has to contribute from their wages to this board. This board looks after various welfare activities of workers including loan and pension to them.

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