Commissioner of Labour

Act & Rules


  • It is applicable to every domestic worker who has completed 18 years of age but has not completed 60 years of age.
  • It is predominently a female occupation, has been increasing in India.

Main features of the above said Act & Rules


To provide for the constitution of the Board for providing welfare of domestic workers in the State of Maharashtra and to create funds for granting various financial benefits & for matters connected therewith or incidental therewith,

Constitution of Welfare Board for implementation of the Act (Section 3)

  • A Board or more Boards for one district or one Board for more than one district can be constituted
  • The Board shall consists of members representating equal number of employers, domestic workers and the number of members representating Government shall not be more than one third of the total numbers
  • The Government of Maharashtra vide Notification dt. 12th August 2011, have constituted the Domestic Workers Welfare Board.
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