BA5015

Industrial Relations and Labour Welfare

HBS > Professional Electives > Industrial Relations and Labour Welfare
Course ID
BA5015
Level
Post Graduation
Semester
Semester III

OBJECTIVES:
• To explore contemporary knowledge and gain a conceptual understanding of industrial relations.

UNIT I INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS
Concepts – Importance – Industrial Relations problems in the Public Sector – Growth of Trade Unions – Codes of conduct.

UNIT II INDUSTRIAL CONFLICTS
Disputes – Impact – Causes – Strikes – Prevention – Industrial Peace – Government Machinery – Conciliation – Arbitration – Adjudication.

UNIT III LABOUR WELFARE
Concept – Objectives – Scope – Need – Voluntary Welfare Measures – Statutory Welfare Measures – Labour – Welfare Funds – Education and Training Schemes.

UNIT IV INDUSTRIAL SAFETY
Causes of Accidents – Prevention – Safety Provisions – Industrial Health and Hygiene – Importance – Problems – Occupational Hazards – Diseases – Psychological problems – Counseling – Statutory Provisions.

UNIT V WELFARE OF SPECIAL CATEGORIES OF LABOUR
Child Labour – Female Labour – Contract Labour – Construction Labour – Agricultural Labour – Differently abled Labour –BPO & KPO Labour – Social Assistance – Social Security – Implications.

TOTAL: 45 PERIODS

OUTCOMES:
• Students will know how to resolve industrial relations and human relations problems and promote welfare of industrial labour.

REFERENCES :

  1. Mamoria C.B., Sathish Mamoria, Gankar, Dynamics of Industrial Relations, Himalaya Publishing House, New Delhi, 2012.
  2. Arun Monappa, Ranjeet Nambudiri, Patturaja Selvaraj. Industrial relations & Labour Laws. Tata McGraw Hill. 2012.
  3. Ratna Sen, Industrial Relations in India, Shifting Paradigms, Macmillan India Ltd., New Delhi, 2007.
  4. C.S.Venkata Ratnam, Globalisation and Labour Management Relations, Response Books, 2007.
  5. Srivastava, Industrial Relations and Labour laws, Vikas, 2007.
  6. P.N.Singh, Neeraj Kumar. Employee relations Management. Pearson. 2011.
  7. P.R.N Sinha, Indu Bala Sinha, Seema Priyardarshini Shekhar. Industrial Relations, Trade Unions and Labour Legislation. Pearson. 2004.