Labour Matters

Employment Laws cover broader area than labour laws in the sense that employment laws cover all the areas of employer/employee relationship except the negotiation process covered by labour law and collective bargaining. Labour Laws harmonize many angles of the relationship between trade unions, employers and employees. In some countries (like Canada), employment laws related to unionised workplaces are different from those relating to particular individuals. In most countries however, no such distinction is made.

1. the apprentices act, 1961

2. the bonded labour system (abolition) act, 1976

3.building and other construction workers (regulation of employment and condition of service)

4. the contract labour (regulation and abolition) act, 1970

5.the employee's compensation act, 1923

6. the employee's provident funds and miscellaneous provision act, 1952

7. the employee's state insurance act, 1948

8. the employment exchanges (compulsory notification of vacancies)act, 1959

9. the factories act, 1948

10. the industrial disputes act, 1947

11. industrial employment (standing orders) act, 1946

12. the maternity benefit act, 1961

13.the minimum wages act, 1948

14. the payment of bonus act, 1965

15. the payment of gratuity act, 1972

16. the sexual harassment of women at workplace (prevention,prohibition and redressal) act, 2013

17. the trade unions act, 1926

18. other related matters