Railway Servants Rules

The Hours of Employment Regulations are applicable to all railway servants excepting those governed by the Factories Act, Mines Act and the Indian Merchant, Shipping Act as well as those specifically excluded. The Hours of Employment Regulation provides for classification of railways workers depending upon nature of duties as intensive, continuous, essentially intermittent and excluded. It regulates hours of work and periods of rest. workers aggrieved by classification can approach RLCs who is empowered to decide such cases. Appeal against the order of authority can be filed before appropriate authority under MOL&E. Joint Secretary is appellate authority.

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