Category Archives: Labour Law

Labour Law

Mechanism for Resolution of Industrial Dispute under Industrial Relation Code, 2020

The mechanism for resolution of industrial dispute is given under Chapter VII of the Industrial Relations Code, 2020. We’ll be dealing with this topic section wise. Conciliation officers Section 43 of this code says, that an appropriate government can appoint the conciliation officers, for the settlement of the dispute between the employee and employers. Industrial Tribunal Section 44… Read More »

Case study on Maternity Benefit Act 1961: An Analysis

The objective of maternity benefits is to safeguard the dignity of motherhood by providing proper care-consideration to the child and mother when she is not able to fulfil her duties due to health reasons. I. Introduction “War is to man what maternity is to a woman. From a philosophical and doctrinal viewpoint, I do not believe in perpetual… Read More »

Equal Pay For Equal Work: Concept and Case Laws

I. Basic Introduction Equal pay for equal work means that in an economy where we are heading towards more and more globalization and still there are discriminations in matters related to equal pay not only in India but also widely in other countries also there is discrimination of equal pay for equal work. II. Indian Constitution Perspective As… Read More »

Factories Act, 1948 – History, Objective & Applicability

Factories Act, 1948 | Overview Introduction History of the Act Object of the Act Importance of the Act Scope and applicability of the Act Salient features of the Act Important definitions Judicial pronouncement regarding the definitions Responsible persons under the Factories Act,1948 Main provisions covered in the Act Major Amendments Conclusion Introduction The factory is a building or… Read More »

Minimum Wages Act, 1948: Important Provisions

The Minimum Wages Act plays a major role in the Indian economy, where there are mostly manual labour’s who are exploited by employers in various industries. In order to curb such situations and to provide minimum wages to skilled and unskilled workers is one of the principles of the state. The provisions of the Act are intended to… Read More »

Minimum Wages Act, 1948: History, Objective & Applicability

Introduction The Minimum wages act is to fix minimum wages to the workers including skilled or unskilled workers in the industry. The Act came into force after World War II in 1948. India is one of the developing countries with a number of unemployed, therefore the employers exploit the manual labourers by fixing low wages which is insufficient… Read More »

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

Right to Strike and Constitutional Validity | Overview Introduction Legislative Provisions related to Strike – A defensible rationale Consequences of Illegal Strike Article 19(1)(c) and the Right to Strike Conclusion 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… Read More »