PAPER-7 Labour Laws & Practice CS Professional Mod 2 Electives

Taught by Faculties:



To acquire expert knowledge, understanding and application of Labour Laws.
Level of Knowledge: Expert Knowledge
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
*Article 16 and reservation policies, Articles 19, 21, 23 and 24 and its implication

2. International Labour Organization:

*Aims and objects
*Cooperation between Governments and Employers’ and workers’ organizations in fostering social and economic progress
*Setting labor 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
*The Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act, 1946
*Indian Trade Union Act, 1926

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
*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
*The Unorganized Workers’ Social Security Act, 2008

7. The Labour Laws (Simplification of Procedure for Furnishing Returns and Maintaining Registers by Certain Establishments) Act, 1988

8. Introduction of 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