Karnataka proposes changes to labour laws to attract investments from Foxconn and Wistron

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  • Karnataka’s legislature passed a Bill in February to amend the Factories Act, 1948.
  • The proposed changes aim to attract investments from companies such as Foxconn and Wistron.
  • The proposed changes will increase the time an employee can work on the shopfloor in a day to 12 hours from nine, with breaks.
  • Without a break, it can be up to six hours in a day.