The Industrial Employment (S.O.

) Act, 1946 Objective To require employers in industrial establishments to define with sufficient precision the conditions of employment under them and to make known the said conditions to the workmen under them.

Workman A person employed in any industrial establishment to do any skilled or unskilled.m. or one whose functions are mainly of a managerial nature. . technical or clerical work for hire or reward. but does not include any such person who is mainly employed in a managerial or administrative capacity or supervisor drawing more than Rs1600 p. supervisory. normal.

discharge.Purpose Regulating the conditions of recruitment. . disciplinary action. holidays etc of workmen employed in industrial undertakings.

.Scope Applicable to industrial establishments wherein 100 or more workmen are employed or were employed on any day of the preceding 12 months. are also covered. applicable to industrial establishments with 50 or more but less than 100.B. In W.

Administration Administration of the ActCentral Government for all industrial establishments under the control of the central government and the state government in respect of all remaining establishments. .

certifying officer is required to give full opportunity to the parties to raise objections. On receipt of the draft. .Procedure Employer to submit draft S/O within 6 months from the date of application of the Act to his establishment to the certifying officer. Can adjudicate on fairness or reasonableness. Draft S/O must provide for all matters set out in the schedule to the Act and must conform to the model S/O appended to the Act.

S/O finally certified not liable to modification until after 6 months.S/O must be prominently displayed in English and in a language understood by the majority of workmen.Provision for appeal .. .Model S/O applicable to all industrial establishments till their own S/O are actually certified. . .

Shift working 4.Matters under S/O 1. paydays and wage rates. temporary stoppages and the rights and liabilities arising there from 8. Termination and notice thereof 9. 3. Procedure for leave 6. Classification of workmen 2. Disciplinary action for misconduct . Entry and exit 7. Closing and reopening of sections of industrial establishments. Periods and hours of work. Attendance and late coming 5. holidays.