Category Archives: Labour Law

Labour Law

Lay-off, Retrenchment and Closure: An Overview

Lay-off, Retrenchment and Closure | Overview Introduction Lay-off Conditions to be fulfilled by the laid-off workman for claiming a compensation Retrenchment Essential conditions to be fulfilled prior to retrenchment Procedure of Retrenchment Important Judgments Closure Conclusion Introduction Lay-Off, Retrenchment and Closure are three case scenarios contemplated in the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947, which essentially results in employees losing… Read More »

Mechanisms For Settlement Of Industrial Disputes

Mechanisms For Settlement Of Industrial Disputes | Overview Mechanisms For Settlement Of Industrial Disputes Bipartite Settlement Tripartite Settlement Voluntary Arbitration (Section 10A) Investigating Industrial Disputes Adjudication of Industrial Disputes The article deals with the various mechanisms for settlement of Industrial Disputes, thus providing an alternative for the adjudication of justice. The process and remedy involved work clearly in… Read More »

Strikes And Lockouts: Concept, Explanation and Case Laws

Strikes And Lockouts: Concept, Explanation and Case Laws | Overview Strikes – Introduction Types of Strikes Important case laws Lockout Prohibition of Strikes and Lockouts in Public Utilities General Prohibition of Strikes and Lockouts Illegal strikes and Lockouts This article deals with the concept of strikes and lockouts that are essential weapons of the Industry. They provide a… Read More »

Right to Strike and Constitutional Validity

The right to strike has been recognized under various national and international statutes. Strike is the collective stoppage of work by concerted refusal to work by a body of persons employed. The right to unionize, the right to strike as part of collective bargaining and, subject to the legality and humanity of the situation, the right of the… Read More »

Rights and Liabilities of a Registered Trade Union Explained

Rights and Liabilities of a Registered Trade Union Explained | Overview Rights and liabilities of a registered trade union Right to establish a general and political fund Immunity from certain criminal and civil proceedings Right to a peaceful strike Right to enforce agreements Right to inspect books Rights of minors to membership of trade unions Right to change… Read More »

Indian Trade Unionism and its Weaknesses

Indian Trade Unionism and its Weaknesses | Overview Introduction: Indian Trade unionism and its weaknesses Conceptual Backdrops of Trade Unionism Objectives of trade unions Trade unionism in India / Growth of Trade Union movements in India The First Workers’ Organisation in India Role of Trade unions Functions of Trade Unions Functions relating to trade union members Weakness of… Read More »

Registration of Trade Unions in India | Step-by-Step

Registration of Trade Unions in India | Step-by-Step | Overview Background Introduction Procedure for Registration of a Trade Union Mode of Registration Application for Registration Provisions to be contained in the rules of a Trade Union Power to Call for Further Particulars and to Require Alterations of Names Registration Certificate of Registration Minimum Number Of Members Required For… Read More »

Development of Labour Laws in India

Development of Labour Laws in India Overview Introduction Developments of Labour Laws in India Pre-1920s Post-World War I and the 1920s The 1930s World War II and the Pre-Independence Period Post- Independence, 1948 Onwards India’s Recent Developments and Reforms Conclusion The development of Labour Laws in India can be mapped back to the formulation of ILO in the… Read More »

Introduction to Labour Laws: Scope and Development

Introduction to Labour Laws: Scope and Development | Overview Genesis of Labour Laws Components in Labour laws Employment of Labour Health conditions and safety of workers Conditions of Work Wage and Remuneration Factor Labour Laws Developments United States India United Kingdom Conclusion Labour law is one of the key foundations that can play a vital role in accomplishing… Read More »

Overview of the Industrial Disputes Act 1947

The Industrial Disputes Act 1947 Overview Brief Historical Overview of the Industrial Disputes Act Structure, Objectives, and Fundamental Concepts of the ID Act 1947 Appropriate Government Industry Workman Industrial Dispute In 1947, the Industrial Disputes Act was passed. It governs industrial disputes, individual disputes, and other contingencies such as retrenchments, lockouts, layoffs, closure et cetera. Brief Historical Overview… Read More »