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Industrial Relations & Labour Laws

Contact Hours : 30 hrs
Credit : 1 Credit
Prerequisite : Performance & Compensation Management
Instructor : Hari Parmeshwar

 

Course Objective: Through this course the student would be exposed to the theatre at the workplace. Its ever changing dynamics; manifested through the various legislations and its amendments .The impact on the individual worker; the role of the manager and the expected changes in the future.

TOPIC

Brief Description of the class / act.

Work – Workplace – Worker

Changing scenario leading to the emergence of laws relating to labour.

The Workmen’s Compensation Act 1923

To compensate for accidents at the workplace.

The Employees State Insurance Act 1948

To provide medical benefits to workmen.

The Factories Act 1948

To provide for safe and hygienic conditions at work besides welfare of labour.

The Industrial Disputes Act 1947 along with Domestic enquiry.

To resolve disputes, prevent strikes and lock-outs and prevent unfair labour practices.

The Payment of Wages Act 1936

 

To ensure timely and regular payment of wages.

The Minimum Wages Act 1948

To ensure a floor level / subsistence wages

The Payment of Bonus Act 1965

To provide for sharing profits with employees.

The Factories Act 1948

To provide for safe and hygienic conditions at work besides welfare of labour.

The EPF Act 1952

Social security for workmen in times of their needs.

The Delhi Shops and Establishment Act

Laws governing shops / establishments.

The Payment of Gratuity Act 1972

Social Security for old age and for gratuitous service.

The Apprentices Act 1961

Training opportunities for unemployed youth and skilled employment for industry.

The Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition Act) 1970

Licensing and registration of contract labour.

Sexual Harassment at Workplace

 

Employment Laws at BPO’s and KPO’s

 

Trade Union Act 1926 (revised in 2000)

An act to regulate the functioning of trade unions.

 

READING LIST
1)    Bare Acts
2)    Taxmann’s Labour Laws
3)    P L Malik Industrial Laws
4)    NIC site about Ministry of Labour , GOI

 

Method of evaluation

1)    20 % - Mid Term
2)    40 % - End Term
3)   Quizzes – 5 % * 8 = 40%


 
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