Karnataka Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) (Amendment) Rules, 2017 enhances the age of retirement / superannuation to 60 years from 58 years

Karnataka Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) (Amendment) Rules, 2017 enhances the age of retirement / superannuation to 60 years from 58 years

May 31, 2017 Labour 0

The Department of Labour, Karnataka (“Department”) has issued the Karnataka Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) (Amendment) Rules, 2017(“Amendment Rules”) on 27th March, 2017, thereby amending the Karnataka Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Rules, 1961 (“Principal Rules”).

The Amendment Rules are effective since 27th March, 2017.

The Amendment Rules have amended Schedule I of the Principal Rules (“Schedule”) which provides the Model Standing Orders for:

  1. Workmen excluding clerks or other ministerial staff (Part – A of Schedule), and
  1. For Clerks and Other Ministerial staff (Part – B of Schedule).

Details of the amendment are given below:

  1. The Amendment Rules have enhanced the age for retirement or superannuation of the workman under Part A of the Schedule to 60 years from 58 years.

Therefore, now the age of retirement / superannuation of workmen under Part A of the Schedule may be either 60 years or such other age as may be agreed upon between the employer and the workman by any agreement, settlement or award.

Prior to this, such age for retirement, superannuation, settlement or award of workmen was 58 years or any such age that workmen or the employer agree upon.

  1. Similarly, the age for retirement or superannuation of clerks and other ministerial staff under Part B of the Schedule has been enhanced to 60 years from 58 years.

Therefore, now the age of retirement / superannuation of clerks and other ministerial staff, as prescribed under Part B of the Schedule may be either 60 years or such other age as may be agreed upon between the employer and the workman by any agreement, settlement or award.

Source: Department of Labour, Karnataka

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