Course Title: Labour Law-II


Course Code:



Credit Units: 4
Course Objectives:
 Promote and realize standards and fundamental principles and right at work.
 This paper focuses on wage policies, compensation for accidents caused during the
course of employment and working conditions of employees.

Main aims are to promote rights at work, encourage decent employment opportunities,
enhance social protection and strengthen dialogue on work-related issues.

Enhance the coverage and effectiveness of social protection for all.

The students should have the knowledge of the Indian Constitution as labour is a subject in the
concurrent list of the Indian Constitution.
Student Learning Outcomes:
At the end of the course students will be able to:
Know the standards that have emerged from the United Nations. The laws cover the right to
work of one’s choice, right against discrimination, prohibition of child labour, fair and humane
conditions of work, social security, protection of wages, redress of grievances, right to organise
and form trade unions, collective bargaining and participation in management
Know the various welfare programmes and policies of the government
launched and
implemented for the welfare of labour class in terms of health,
education, employment,
housing, social security and other incidental benefits

1936 Object. Pedagogy for Course Delivery: The course will be delivered through a combination of theoretical and case study approach. Working hours of adults. Additional provisions regulating employment of women in factory. 1948 & Social Security Concept of “factory”. Fixation of minimum rates of wage by time rate or by piece rate. Measures to be taken in factories for health. Classification and Importance. Constitutional validity of the Minimum wages Act. All the leading cases as well as current cases shall be discussed to clear queries & doubts and to make concepts more clear. Procedure for hearing and deciding claims. Module II: Payment of Wages Act. Employer’s liability for compensation : Scope of arising out of and in the course of employment. safety and welfare of workers. scope and application of the Act. Maximum amount of deduction. Concept of minimum wage. Procedure in proceedings before Commissioner.It serves as an important vehicle for student who opts for a corporate career because they can achieve harmonious industrial relations based on workplace democracy Course Contents/Syllabus: Module I: Minimum Wages Act. Module III: Employees’ Compensation Act. . workman. Procedure for fixation and revision of minimum wages. Fixation of wage period. Module IV: Factories Act. 1948. Definition of wage. Deductions which may be made from wages. When employer is not liable. Doctrine of notional extension. Appeals. 1948 Concept of Labour Welfare. Distribution of Compensation. Time of payment of wage. Labour welfare activities . Employment of young person and children . 1923 Definition of dependant. Social Security of Workmen . Concept and scope of social security : Origin of Social Security in India. 1948. bonus & gratuity . Annual leave with wages. living wage and need based minimum wage. Claim and Adjudication of Disputes under Employee’s State Insurance Act. partial disablement and total disablement. Employer’s Liability when contract or is engaged. fair wage. Amount of compensation. Responsibility for payment of wages. “manufacturing process” “worker” and “occupier” : General duties of occupier.

 RK Sabharwal: Job Security of Industrial Workers.  Indian Law Institute: Labour Law and Labour Relations.: The Law of Industrial Disputes.C. 70% . if applicable: NA List of Experiments: NA 11 Assessment/ Examination Scheme: Theory L/T (%) Lab/Practical/Studio (%) 30% NA Theory Assessment (L&T): Continuous Assessment/Internal Assessment Components (Drop down) End T Examin Mid-Term Exam Project Viva Attendance 10% 10% 5% 5% Weightage (%) Text & References : Text:  The Constitution of India 1950. • PK Padhi: Labour & Industrial Laws.Lab/ Practical details. • S. Malhotra. • SM Chaturvedi: Labour & Industrial Laws.P. Srivastava: Industrial Relation and Labour Law.  O.

Govt. References:  Indian Labour Year Book.  Report of the Planning Commission of India. of India. The Factories Act. 1948.  SN Mishra: Labour & Industrial Laws.  Meenu Paul: Labour & Industrial Laws.  Kharbanda: Payment of Wages Act. The Employees’ State Insurance Act. 1948. The Minimum Wages Act 1948.  BD Singh: Industrial Relations & Labour Laws. the Government of India. The Employees’ Compensation Act 1923.  Reports of the Ministry of Labour & Employment.•      VG Goswami: Labour & Industrial Laws. . Govt. The Payment of Wages Act 1936. of India.