Shop and Establishment Act, 1954
- All shops, hotel, eating house, restaurant, theatres, place of public amusement or establishment and other commercial establishment etc. are covered under the Shop and Establishment Act and are required to obtain registration under the Shop and Establishment Act.
- The main objective of the Act is to protect the rights of both employer and employee.
- The Shop and Establishment Act generally regulates payment of wages, hours of work, terms of service, wages for holidays, leave policy, work conditions, overtime work, interval for meals and rest, employment of young persons or women, maternity leave and benefits thereof, opening and closing hours, closed days, weekly holiday, etc.