Industrial and Labour Laws contain the topics on the factories act, 1948; industrial disputes act, 1947; trade unions act, 1926; employees state insurance act, 1948; workmen’s compensation act, 1923.
THE FACTORIES ACT, 1948
Introduction- application of act, object of the act, definitions under the factory act, 1948, approval licensing and registration of factories, the inspecting staff, provisions regarding the health of the workers, provisions regarding the safety of the workers, provisions regarding the hazardous process, provisions regarding the welfare of the workers, working hours for the adults, extra wages for overtime, employment of women, employment of young persons, annual leave with wages, special provisions, penalties and procedures.
INDUSTRIAL DISPUTES ACT, 1947
Preliminary, objects of the act, definitions of the term used under this Act, authorities under this act, notice of change in the condition of service, reference of disputes to authorities, powers and procedures of authorities, awards and settlement, strikes and lock outs, lay off and retirement, special provisions relating to lay off and retrenchment and closure, some important difference between layoff and lock out and closure. Unfair labor practices, miscellaneous.
TRADE UNIONS ACT, 1926
Introduction of the act. Objects of the act, definitions of the terms used under this act, appointment of the registrar under this act, rights and privileges of a registered trade union, duties and liabilities of a registered trade union.
EMPLOYEES’S STATE INSURANCE ACT, 1948
Object of the act, definitions under this act, administration of the scheme, finance and audit, contributions, benefits like sickness benefit, maturity benefit, disablement benefit, dependents benefit, medical benefit. finance andaudit, adjudication of disputes.