Politics Major labour laws suspended in Uttar Pradesh for 3 years Updated : May 08, 2020 09:41 AM IST By freezing the existing laws, owners of factories have been given more powers to hire and fire without attracting punitive measures from the labour department up to a certain limit. The new ordinance also prevents the enforcement wing from raiding the premises of factories on minor issues. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.