Category Archives: Labour Law

Labour Law

Health and Safety Provisions under Factories Act, 1948

A. HEALTH There are various measures under Factories Act 1948 which are taken by factories for health, safety and welfare of their workers. Such measures are provided under Chapters III, IV and V of the Act which are as follows: Chapter III of the Act deals with the following aspects. (i) Section 11 ensures the cleanliness in the… Read More »

Penalties and Provisions under Factories Act 1948

There are various penalties and provisions provided under the Factories Act 1948 with regards to the violations mentioned. They are as follows : 1. General penalties for offences If there is any contravention of any of the provisions of this Act or any rules or order made there under, the occupier and manager shall each be guilty of… Read More »

Theories of Labour Welfare

Theories of Labour Welfare | Overview Origin and Growth of Labour Welfare The Concept of Labour Welfare Scope of Labour Welfare in India Welfare Services Importance of Labour Welfare Theories of Labour Welfare Conclusion Origin and Growth of Labour Welfare The concept of labour welfare originated in the desire for a humanitarian approach to ameliorate the sufferings of… Read More »

Factories Act,1948

OBJECT AND SCOPE OF THE ACT The main object of the Factories Act, 1948 is to ensure adequate safety measures and to promote the health and welfare of the workers employed in factories. The Act also makes provisions regarding employment of women and young persons (including children and adolescents), annual leave with wages etc. The Act extends to… Read More »

Trade Union Act

Trade Union means “any combination, whether temporary or permanent, formed primarily for the purpose of regulating the relations between workmen and employers or between workmen and workmen or between employers and employers, or for imposing restrictive conditions on the conduct of any trade or business, and includes any federation of two or more trade unions”. Trade union is… Read More »

Minimum Wages Act

OBJECT AND  SCOPE OF THE LEGISLATION The Minimum Wages Act was passed in 1948 and it came into force on 15th March, 1948. The National Commission on Labour has described the passing of the Act as landmark in the history of labour legislation in the country. The philosophy of the Minimum Wages Act and its significance in the… Read More »

Payment of Wages Act

OBJECT AND SCOPE The main object of the Act is to eliminate all malpractices by laying down the time and mode of payment of wages as well as securing that the workers are paid their wages at regular intervals, without any unauthorized deductions. In order to enlarge its scope and provide for more effective enforcement the Act empowering… Read More »

Workmen Compensation Act

WORKMEN’S COMPENSATION ACT Introduction: The Workmen’s Compensation Act (Act VIII of 1923) came into force from 1st July, 1924. It applies to the whole of India, including the State of Jammu and Kashmir. The Act provides for the payment of compensation by certain classes of employers to their workmen, for injury by accidents. The Workmen’s Compensation Act does… Read More »