Commissioner of Labour

Motor Transport Workers Act, 1961

The object of this Act is to protect the Motor Transport Workers form being subjected to unduly long hours of labour and strain, It provides for certain amenities, like welfare facilities, medical facilities, first-aid, limitation of hours of work on each day and week, spread over, weekly rest, wages and over-time wages, annual leave with wages, etc. It is applicable to public motor transport establishments employing 5 or more motor transport workers who are not covered by the Factories Act or the Bombay Shops and Establishments Act.

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