BA 4016

Industrial Relations and Labour Legislations

HBS > Professional Electives > Industrial Relations and Labour Legislations
Course ID
BA 4016
Level
Post Graduation
Semester
Semester III

OBJECTIVES:
• To explore contemporary knowledge and gain a conceptual understanding of industrial
relations.
• To have a broad understanding of the legal principles governing the employment relationship
at individual and collective level.

UNIT I INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS
Concept, scope- objectives- Importance – Approaches to IR- Industrial relations system in India. Trade Unions Act,1926- trade union movement in India- objective -role – functions-procedure for registration of trade unions- Rights and responsibilities- problems- Employee relations in IT sector.

UNIT II INDUSTRIAL CONFLICTS AND LABOUR WELFARE
The Industrial Disputes Act, 1947-Disputes – Impact – Causes – Strikes – Prevention – Industrial Peace – Government Machinery – Conciliation – Arbitration – Adjudication. Labour welfare- statutory-Voluntary welfare funds-welfare of unorganized labour

UNIT III LABOUR LEGISLATIONS-I
Origin and growth of labour legislation in India- Principles of labour legislations-Factories Act 1948- Minimum Wages Act, 1948- Payment of Wages Act, 1936- Payment of Bonus Act, 1965-

UNIT IV LABOUR LEGISLATIONS-II
The Industrial employment (standing orders) Act, 1946- The Apprentices act, 1961-The Equal Remuneration act, 1976- Payment of Gratuity act 1972- Employee compensation act in 2013

UNIT V LABOUR LEGISLATIONS-III
Employees’ Provident fund and Miscellaneous provisions act, 1952 – Employees’ state insurance (ESI) Act, 1948- Maternity Benefit Act, 1961- Contract Labour Regulations and Abolition Act, 1970 -The Child Labour Prevention and Regulation Act, 1986.

TOTAL: 45 PERIODS

OUTCOMES:
The student gets to learn about
•  Industrial relations system and Trade unions
•  Industrial Disputes and labour welfare measures
•  Labour legislation introduction and legal provisions for factory workers, wages and Bonus
•  Legal provisions for equal remuneration, gratuity, compensation, industrial employment and Apprenticeship
• Legal provisions for EPF, ESI, Maternity, contract labours, and child labour prevention.

REFERENCES :

1. Mamoria C.B. and SathishMamoria, Dynamics of Industrial Relations, Himalaya Publishing House, New Delhi, 2016.
2. Kapoor N. D , Elements of Mercantile Law, Sultan Chand, 2014.
3. ArunMonappa, RanjeetNambudiri, PatturajaSelvaraj. Industrial relations &Labour Laws. Tata McGraw Hill. 2012
5. P.K. Padhi, Industrial Laws, PHI, 2017.
6. P.R.N Sinha, InduBala Sinha, Seema PriyardarshiniShekhar. Industrial Relations, Trade Unions and Labour Legislation. Pearson. 2017
7. Tax Mann, Labour Laws, 2018.
8. Srivastava, Industrial Relations and Labour laws, Vikas, 2015.
9. P.N.Singh, Neeraj Kumar. Employee relations Management. Pearson. 2011.
10. Ratna Sen, Industrial Relations in India, Shifting Paradigms, Macmillan India Ltd., New Delhi, 2007.
11. C.S.VenkataRatnam, Globalisation and Labour Management Relations, Response Books, 2007.