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Karnataka allows women to work in night shift in factories

Updated : November 21, 2019 10:18 PM IST

The Karnataka government issued a notification allowing women to work in night shifts (7 pm to 6 am) in all factories registered under the factories act.

The state government has in the notification cited a Madras High Court judgment striking down Section 66(1)(b) of the Factories Act, 1948, which prohibited women working in night shifts, and certain conditions laid down by it.
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