BA5016

Labour Legislations

HBS > Professional Electives > Labour Legislations
Course ID
BA5016
Level
Post Graduation
Semester
Semester III

OBJECTIVES:
• To have a broad understanding of the legal principles governing the employment relationship at individual and collective level.
• To familarise the students to the practical problems inherent in the implementation of labour statutes.

Contained in the following acts are to be studied.

S.No Name Periods
1 The Factories Act, 1948 3
2 The Trade Unions Act, 1926 4
3 The Payment of Wages Act, 1936 3
4 The Minimum Wages Act, 1948 2
5 The Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 5
6 The Workmen’s Compensation Act, 1923 2
7 The Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972 3
8 The Payment of Bonus Act, 1965 3
9 The Employee’s Provident Fund & Misc. Act, 1952 3
10 The Employees State Insurance Act, 1948 4
11 The Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act, 1946 3
12 The Apprentices Act, 1961 2
13 The Equal Remuneration Act, 1976 2
14 The Maternity Benefit Act, 1961 2
15 Contract Labour Regulations and Abolition Act, 1970 2
16 The Child Labour Prevention and Regulation Act, 1986 2

TOTAL: 45 PERIODS

OUTCOMES:
• To appreciate the application of labour laws.
• Legal Provision relating to

  1. Wages
  2. Working Conditions and Labour Welfare
  3. Industrial Relations
  4. Social Security

REFERENCES :

  1. P.K. Padhi, Industrial Laws, PHI, 2008.
  2. Kapoor N. D , Elements of Mercantile Law, Sultan Chand, 2008
  3. Tax Mann, Labour Laws, 2008.
  4. D. R. N. Sinha, Indu Balasinha & Semma Priyadarshini Shekar, Industrial Relation,Trade unions and Labour Legislation, 2004.
  5. Arun Monappa, Ranjeet Nambudiri, Patturaja Selvaraj. Industrial relations & Labour Laws. Tata McGraw Hill. 2012
  6. Srivastava, Industrial Relations and Labour laws, Vikas, 2007.
  7. Respective Bare Acts.