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Industrial Relations and Labour Laws for Managers
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Industrial Relations and Labour Laws for Managers

  • Parul Gupta - Assistant Professor (Business & Corporate Law, Public Policy & Governance), Management Development Institute (MDI), Gurgaon


April 2019 | 512 pages | SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd

A lucid and exemplary introduction to Indian labour laws and a thorough discussion on the legislations dealing with industrial relations and labour issues.

Aiming to provide the readers with an understanding and knowledge of labour laws, this textbook presents a collection of legislations dealing with industrial relations, wages, work conditions, and social security, and legislations regulating the employment of women and children in industrial activities. It focuses on the application of labour laws to and within businesses, and deals with legal postulations from the perspective of a manager. By including a number of relevant cases and caselets highlighting various labour issues of industrial units across the country, Industrial Relations and Labour Laws for Managers helps students of human resource management as well as HR professionals to understand the legal implications in a relatable way.

Key features

• Comprehensive coverage of labour and industrial relations laws along with contemporary developments

• Each act supported by carefully curated cases to exemplify the practical facets and their implications

• Each case followed by judgement and explanation unveiling the application of the legal concept

• Each chapter aided by objective and descriptive exercises and case-based questions to aid teaching and learning in a classroom situation

 
Preface
 
Acknowledgements
 
Fundamental Aspects of Industrial Relations
 
Evolution of Labour Legislation in India
 
The Factories Act, 1948
 
Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970
 
The Child and Adolescent Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, 1986
 
The Employees’ Compensation Act, 1923
 
The Employees’ State Insurance Act, 1948
 
The Employees’ Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952
 
The Payment of Gratuity Act 1972
 
The Maternity Benefit Act, 1961
 
The Payment of Wages Act, 1936
 
The Minimum Wages Act, 1948
 
The Industrial Disputes Act, 1947
 
The Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act, 1946
 
The Trade Unions Act, 1926
 
The Payment of Bonus Act, 1965
 
The Apprentices Act, 1961
 
The Employment Exchanges (Compulsory Notification of Vacancies) Act, 1959
 
Index

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ISBN: 9789353281830
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