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    Tamil Nadu’s shop and showroom workers get legal ‘right to sit’

    After Kerala, Tamil Nadu has become the second state in India to mandate seemingly the most basic of rights – the right to sit – for salespersons in shops and commercial establishments during work hours. The move is expected to benefit thousands of employees of large and small shops, particularly those working in textile and jewellery showrooms.

    By Orchie Bandyopadhyay on 12 October 2021