What is Employee State Insurance Act 1948?

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The Employee State Insurance Act, [ESIC] 1948, is a piece of social welfare legislation enacted primarily with the object of providing certain benefits to employees in case of sickness, maternity and employment injury and also to make provision for certain others matters incidental thereto. The Act in fact tries to attain the goal of socio-economic… Read more »

What are the classification of labour laws in India?

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Labour Laws may be classified under the following heads – I. Laws related to Industrial Relations such as- 1. Trade Unions Act, 1926 2. Industrial Employment Standing Order Act, 1946. 3. Industrial Disputes Act, 1947. II. Laws related to Wages such as: 4. Payment of Wages Act, 1936 5. Minimum Wages Act, 1948 6. Payment… Read more »

What are the labour policy of India?

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Labour policy in India has been evolving in response to specific needs of the situation to suit requirements of planned economic development and social justice and has two fold objectives, namely maintaining industrial peace and promoting the welfare of labour. Labour Policy Highlights –  Creative measures to attract public and private investment.  Creating… Read more »

How can we Evoluate of Labour law in India?

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The law relating to labour and employment is also known as Industrial law in India. The history of labour legislation in India is interwoven with the history of British colonialism. The industrial/labour legislations enacted by the British were primarily intended to protect the interests of the British employers. Considerations of British political economy were naturally… Read more »

What are constitutional provisions with regard to labour laws?

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The relevance of the dignity of human labour and the need for protecting and safeguarding the interest of labour as human beings has been enshrined in Chapter-III (Articles 16, 19, 23 & 24) and Chapter IV (Articles 39, 41, 42, 43, 43A & 54) of the Constitution of India keeping in line with Fundamental Rights and… Read more »

What are the Labour Laws in India?

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Under the Constitution of India, Labour is a subject in the Concurrent List where both the Central & State Governments are competent to enact legislation subject to certain matters being reserved for the Centre. Some of the important Labour Acts, which are applicable for carrying out business in India are: – Shops & Establishments Act… Read more »

What are the notices/ abstract to be displayed at work spot?

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  These are the notices/ abstract to be displayed at work spot – Abstract of Act, Notice showing rates of wage, Wage period, Date of payment of wages, Hours of work, Name and Address of Inspectors, Place & Time of disbursement of Wages, Copy of Certificate of registration, Copy of Health of Safety Policy (of… Read more »

What is the renewal fee to be attached?

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  The renewal fee to be attached – For 20 Contract Worker – Rs. 15, For 21 or more Workmen but less than 50 – Rs. 37.50, For 51 or more Workmen but less than 100 – Rs. 75, For 101 or more Workmen but less than 200 – Rs. 150, For 201 or more… Read more »

What are the in-built safeguards provided in section 10 to prevent the appropriate Government from misusing or abusing its power or exercising its power arbitrarily?

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The power vested under section 10 in the appropriate Government to prohibit employment of contract labour in any process, operation or other work in any establishment has to be exercised in the manner indicated in the provisions of subsection (1) and (2) of that section; i.e., after prior consultation with the Advisory Board and after… Read more »