|COURSE NAME||COURSE CODE
|LL.M||I||LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT LAW|
LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT LAW
Module – I Industrial relations
Concept and meaning; collective bargaining – Comparative position in India, USA & UK; Role of ILO in promoting collective bargaining; The New Economic Policy and its impact on Management relations in India.
Relevant provisions of
Industrial Disputes Act 1947
Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act, 1946.
Module – II Freedom of Association
Constitutional and international norms – Right of unorganized labour to form unions – History of unionism in India – Globalisation, privatization and its impact on the working of the Trade Unions.
Trade Unions Act, 1926
Module – III Laws relating to Welfare, Health & Safety of Workers
Need for social security protection of workers
Objectives – formal and informal sectors – Meaning of contract labour; Retirement benefits; Provisions relating to Hazardous Process; Employment of women and young workers.
Prohibition on employment of contract labour – welfare & health of contract labour.
The Employees Compensation Act, 1923
The Factories Act, 1948
The Employees State Insurance Act, 1948
The Maternity Benefit Act, 1961
The Unorganized Workers Social Security Act, 2008
The Employees provident fund and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952
The Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972
Contract labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act 1970
Module – IV Employment laws
Concept of Wages; generally Wage Theories; Need and scope of Minimum Wage; fair wage and living wage; Fixation of minimum wage Increments. Terms of employment and conditions of service.
The Payment of Wages Act, 1936
The Minimum Wages Act 1948
The Payment of Bonus Act 1965