Industrial Relations and Labour Legislations

Paper Code: 
BSG 422
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Unit I: 
Unit I

Industrial Relations: Concept, Scope, approaches Labour welfare: Meaning, Definition, scope, theories, principles and approaches. Statutory and Non statutory welfare, Intramural and extra mural welfare.

Unit II: 
Unit II

Worker Participation in Management: Definition, Objectives& Methods, Code of discipline , Employee Discipline: forms of indiscipline and disciplinary procedure and Grievance handling ,Tripartite bodies, ILO

Unit III: 
Unit III

Factory Act 1948 ,Trade Union Act, 1926 : History and analysis of trade union movements in India, registration, status, function.

Unit IV: 
Unit IV

Employees State Insurance Act, 1948, Employee’s provident fund and miscellaneous provisions Act, 1952, Maternity Benefit Act, 1961. Payment of Wages Act, 1936, Minimum Wages Act, 1948

Unit V: 
Unit V

Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 : Definition, Authorities for the settlement of disputes, methods of settlement, collective bargaining, conciliation, arbitration and adjudication, strikes and lockouts, lay off and retrenchment, change of service conditions., Payment of Bonus Act, 1965, Equal Remuneration Act, 1976 ,The Payment of Gratuity Act 1972

Essential Readings: 

1. Monappa, Arun, Industrial Relations, Tata McGraw Hill Pub. Comp. Ltd., New Delhi.1st edirion

2. Chaterjee, N.N.Industrial Relations in India’s Developing Economy, Allied Book Agency,NewDelhi.

3. Mamoria C B ,Mamoria Satish &Gangkar S V, “Dynamics of Industrial Relations”, Himalaya Publishing House,New Delhi.

4. Subba Rao P , “Essentials of Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations” ,Himalaya Publishing House.


1. Sharma, A.M. Industrial Relations, Conceptual and Legal Framework, Himalaya Publishing House 9th edirion

2. Poole Michael, Industrial Relations; Origins and Patterns of National Diversity; Routledge & Kegan paul, London.

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