In view of fast-paced global economies and ever-changing company culture, labour laws have assumed a greater significance than ever before. Labour law, as a subject, is of a constantly changing nature. It has also established its presence in the syllabus of business management schools as well as in Chartered Accountant, Company Secretary and works accountant institutes. It is… Read More »

In view of fast-paced global economies and ever-changing company culture, labour laws have assumed a greater significance than ever before. Labour law, as a subject, is of a constantly changing nature. It has also established its presence in the syllabus of business management schools as well as in Chartered Accountant, Company Secretary and works accountant institutes. It is also increasingly figuring in Master's courses like sociology, public administration etc.

Legal Bites' course on Labour Law consists of 3 well-rounded modules to help readers acquaint themselves with various aspects of labour and employment laws in India. Additional resources towards the end of the course also provide an excellent overview of the Indian labour system as well as an in-depth analysis of the intricacies of trade unions, minimum wage and industrial legislation.

Readers will be well-versed with labour, employment and industrial laws by the end of this course.

Click on the links below to read a detailed analysis of each topic:

Module I

  1. Introduction to Labour Laws: Scope and Development
  2. Overview of the Industrial Disputes Act 1947
  3. Development of Industrial Legislation in India
  4. An Analysis of Bonded Labour System in India

Module II

  1. Indian Trade Unionism and its Weaknesses
  2. Rights and Liabilities of a Registered Trade Union Explained
  3. Registration of Trade Unions in India | Step-by-Step
  4. Strikes And Lockouts: Concept, Explanation and Case Laws
  5. Right to Strike and Constitutional Validity
  6. Lay-off, Retrenchment and Closure: An Overview
  7. Mechanisms For Settlement Of Industrial Disputes
  8. Mechanism for Resolution of Industrial Dispute under Industrial Relation Code, 2020

Module III

  1. Factories Act, 1948; History, Objective & Applicability
  2. Minimum Wages Act, 1948: History, Objective & Applicability
  3. Minimum Wages Act, 1948: Important Provisions
  4. Case study on Maternity Benefit Act 1961: An Analysis

Important articles and study material on Labour Law – Click on the link to Rea

      1. Case Analysis: Bangalore Water Supply v. R. Rajappa & Others 1978 AIR 548

      2. Occupier under the Factories Act, 1948

      3. History and Development of Trade Union in India
      4. Rights and Liabilities of a Registered Trade Union under Trade Union Act, 1926
      5. Object, Constitutional Validity and Salient Features of the Minimum Wages Act 1948
      6. Minimum Wages: Fixation and Procedure under the Minimum Wages Act, 1948
      7. Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970 – A Critical Analysis
      8. Authorities & Notice of Change under Industrial Dispute Act 1947
      9. Penalties under the Industrial Dispute Act 1947
      10. Registration and Licensing as under Factories Act 1948
      11. Health and Safety Provisions under the Factories Act, 1948
      12. Penalties and Provisions under the Factories Act 1948
      13. Theories of Labour Welfare
      14. Trade Union Act – In Brief
      15. Payment of Wages Act – In Brief
      16. Workmen Compensation Act – In Brief

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Updated On 2022-09-26T13:13:19+05:30
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