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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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Coronavirus | Labour laws | Lockdown

Somesh Jha  |  New Delhi 



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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.

The has approved an Ordinance exempting businesses from the purview of almost all the for the next three years, to give a fillip to investment in the state, affected by Covid-19.

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First Published: Thu, May 07 2020. 21:15 IST

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