Labour Laws - I & II



Labour Law - 1

  1. Trade Unionism in India
  2. Definition of Trade Union and Trade Dispute
  3. Registration of Trade Unions
    1. Legal Status of Registered Trade Union
    2. Mode of Registration
    3. Powers and Duties of Registrar
    4. Cancellation and Dissulution of Trade Union
    5. Procedure for Change of Name
    6. Amalgamation and Dissolution of Trade Union
  4. Disqualifications of Office-bearers, Right and Duties of Office-bearers and Members
  5. General and Political Funds of Trade Union
  6. Civil and Criminal Immunities of Registered Trade Unions
  7. Recognition of Trade Union
  8. Collective Bargaining
  1. Concept and Nature of Standing Orders
  2. Scope and Coverage of the Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act, 1946
  3. Certification Process
    1. Procedure for Certification
    2. Appeals against Certification
    3. Condition for Certification
    4. Date of Operation of Standing Orders
    5. Building Nature and Effect of Certified Standing Orders
    6. Posting of Standing Orders
  4. Modification and Temporary Application of Model Standing Orders
  5. Interpretation and Enforcement of Standing Orders
  6. Penalties and Procedure
  1. Industrial Dispute and Individual Dispute
  2. Arena of Interaction and Participants: Industry, Workman and Employer
  3. Settlement of Industrial Dispute
    1. Works Committee
    2. Conciliation Machinery
    3. Court of Enquiry
    4. Voluntary Arbitration
    5. Adjudication: Labour Court, Tribunal and National Tribunal
  4. Powers of the Appropriate Government under the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947
  5. Unfair Labour Practice
  1. Concept of strike
    1. Gherao
    2. Bandh and Lock-out
    3. Types of Strike
    4. Rights to Strike and Lock-out
    5. General Prohibition of strikes and lock-outs
    6. Prohibition of Strikes and Lock-outs in Public Utility Services
    7. Illegal Strikes and Lock-outs
    8. Justification of Strikes and Lock-outs
    9. Penalties for Illegal strikes and Lock-outs
    10. Wages for Strikes and Lock-outs
  2. Lay-off
  3. Retrenchment
    1. Transfer and Closure: Definition of Lay-off and Retrenchment Compensation
    2. Compensation to Workmen in Case of Transfer of Undertaking Closure
    3. Closure: Prevention and Regulation
    4. Conditions: Precedent for Retrenchment
    5. Special Provisions Relating to Lay-off, Retrenchment and Closure in
    6. Certain Establishments
    7. Procedure for
  4. Disciplinary Action and Domestic Enquiry
  5. Management's Prerogative during the Pendency of Proceedingse
  6. Notice of Change


Labour Law II

  1. The Minimum Wages Act, 1948  
    1. Concept of Minimum Wage, Fair Wage, Living Wage and Need Based Minimum Wage
    2. Constitutional Validity of the Minimum Wages Act, 1948
    3. Procedure for Fixation and Revision of Minimum Wages
    4. Fixation of Minimum Rates of Wage by Time Rate or by Piece Rate
    5. Procedure for Hearing and Deciding Claims
  2. The Payment of Wages Act, 1936
    1. Object, Scope and Application of the Act
    2. Definition of Wage
    3. Responsibility for Payment of Wages
    4. Fixation of Wage Period
    5. Time of Payment of Wage
    6. Deductions which may be made from Wages
    7. Maximum Amount of Deduction
  3. The Factories Act, 1948
    1. Approval, Licensing and Registration of Factories
    2. Concept of “Factory”, “Manufacturing Process”, “Worker”, and “Occupier”
    3. General Duties of Occupier
    4. Measures to be taken in Factories for Health, Safety and Welfare of Workers
    5. Working Hours of Adults
    6. Employment of Young Person and Children
    7. Annual Leave with Wages
    8. Additional Provisions Regulating Employment of Women in Factory
  4. The Employee’s Compensation Act, 1923
    1. Definition of Dependant, Workman, Partial Disablement and Total Disablement
    2. Employer's Liability for Compensation
      1. Scope of Arising out of and in the Course of Employment
      2. Doctrine of Notional Extension
      3. When Employer is not liable
    3. Employer's Liability when Contract or is engaged
    4. Amount of Compensation
    5. Distribution of Compensation
    6. Procedure in Proceedings before Commissioner
    7. Appeals
    8. Retirement Benefits
      1. Employee‟s Provident fund and miscellaneous provisions Act, 1952
      2. Employees Pension Scheme, 1995 and Family Pension Scheme
      3. Social Security for the unorganised Sector