Casual Labourers Leave Entitlement with temporary status
LETTER FROM DEPARTMENT OF POSTS
Leave Entitlement of Casual Labourers with temporary status
D.G. Posts No. 01-07/2016-SPB-I dated 12 June, 2017.
Department of Posts had circulated a Scheme viz. Casual Labourers (Grant of Temporary Status and Regularization) Scheme vide Directorate’s letter No. 45-95/87-SPB-I dated 12.04.1991 which has been amended from time to time.
2. The Directorate has received several representations regarding encashment of accumulated leaves to Casual Labourers with Temporary Status covered under the said Scheme. In this regard , following clarification are hereby issued in line with DOPT’s Scheme circulated vide its O.M. No. 51016/2/90 Estt.(C) dated 10.09.1993 and O.M. No. 49014/2007-Estt(C) dated 18.10.2007:-
(a) Leave entitlement will be on a pro-rata basis at the rate of one day for every 10 days of work, casual or any other kind of leave, except maternity leave will not be admissible. They will also be allowed to carry forward the leave at their credit regularization. They will not be entitled to the benefit of encashment of leave on termination for any reason or on their quitting service.
(b) The limit on accumulation of total number of leave will be 300 days as in the case of regular Government employees. In other words, Casual Labourers with Temporary Status can accumulate leave up to a maximum of 300 days only.
Satya Narayana Dash