FAQ under Head Load Workers Act

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FAQ under Head Load Workers Act

 

 

 

Whether all Head Load Workers have to be registered under Kerala Head Load Workers Act

 

 

All Head Load Workers engaged in loading or unloading works have to be registered under Kerala Head Load Workers Act. Identity Card will be issued to every headload worker so registered.

 

Procedure for registration of worker under Kerala Head Load Workers Act

 

 

(i) Application in form IX

(ii) 3 Photographs

(iii) Age proof
(ii) Original Copy of the Chalan receipt having remitted the prescribed fee at the nearest treasury of the office of the Asst. Labour Officer
(iii) Submit the form IX, 3 Photographs, Age proof and original chalan receipt at the office of the Asst. Labour Officer having jurisdiction over the area

 

Total number of hours required to be worked by an employee in an establishment.

 

 

No employee is required or allowed to work for more than 8 hours in any day and 48 hours in any week. No period of work shall exceed 3 hours at a stretch, at least half an hour rest shall be given after every 3 hours of work

 

Can an employee be employed more than the prescribed working hours, if so what extra remuneration to be paid.

 

 

The worker is entitled wages at the rate of one and a half the ordinary rate for working between 7 p. m and 7 a. m.

 

Registers to be maintained by an employer

 

 

Register of employment and wages in form V
Supply to each headload worker a wage card in Form IV on every Saturday

 

 

 

 

 

Note:- For more information please contact Citizen’s Call Center in 155300

 

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