Labour Laws & Practice (CSP Paper-9.6)
CS Professional Mod-3
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Elective Paper 9.6: Labour Laws& Practice(Max Marks 100)
Objective To acquire expert knowledge, understanding and application of Labour Laws. Detailed Contents 1. Constitution and Labour Laws: Fundamental rights vis-à-vis labour laws, Equality before law and its application in Labour Laws, Equal pay for equal work; and Article-16 and reservation policies, Articles 19, 21, 23 and 24 and its implications. 2. International Labour Organization : Aims and objects; Cooperation between governments and employers’ and workers’ organizations in fostering social and economic progress; Setting labour standards, developing policies and devising programmes to promote decent work. 3. Law of Welfare & Working Condition : The Factories Act, 1948; Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970; The Building and Other Constructions Workers’ (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Act, 1996; The Mines Act, 1952; The Working Journalists and Other Newspapers Employees (Conditions of Service) and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1955; The Weekly Holidays Act, 1942; Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013; The Child and Adolescent Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, 1986. 4. Law of Industrial Relations: Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 (downsizing, retrenchment, lay-off, bench employees and termination) & Industrial discipline and domestic inquiry. The Industrial Disputes (Central) Rules,1957; The Plantation Labour Act, 1951; The Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Rules, 1946; Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act, 1946; The Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act, 1946; Indian Trade Union Act, 1926; The Trade Unions (Amendments) Act, 2001. 5. Law of Wages: Payment of Wages Act, 1936; Minimum Wages Act, 1948; Payment of Bonus Act, 1965; Equal Remuneration Act, 1976. 6. Social Security Legislations: Employees’ Compensation Act, 1923; Employees Compensation (Amendment) Act, 2017; Equal Remuneration Act, 1976; Employees’ State Insurance Act, 1948; Employees’ Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952; Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972; Maternity Benefit Act, 1961; Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 2017; The Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972; The Unorganized Workers’ Social Security Act, 2008; Apprentices Act, 1961; Employment Exchanges (Compulsory Notification of Vacancies) Act, 1959. 7. The Labour Laws (Simplification of Procedure for Furnishing Returns and Maintaining Registers by Certain Establishments) Act, 1988. 8. Labour Codes: Labour Code on Wages; Labour Code on Industrial Relations; Labour Code on Social Security & Welfare; Labour Code on Safety &Working Conditions. 9. Industrial and Labour Laws Audit covering the above Acts and other Industry Specific Acts. Case laws, Case Studies and Practical Aspects.