Covid-19 crisis: UP exempts biz from all but 4 labour laws for 3 years

State government says it will boost investment; experts term it an attack on fundamental rights

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Only the Building and Other Construction Workers Act, 1996, Workmen Compensation Act, 1923, Bonded Labour Act, 1976 and Section 5 of the Payment of Wages Act, 1936 (the right to receive timely wages) will apply in the entire state.

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The Uttar Pradesh government has approved an Ordinance exempting businesses from the purview of almost all the labour laws for the next three years, to give a fillip to investment

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First Published: May 7 2020 | 9:15 PM IST

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