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The Working Journalist Fixation of Rates of Wages Act 1958

THE WORKING JOURNALISTS (FIXATION OF RATES OF WAGES) ACT, 1958  ACT NO. 29 OF 1958 1* [16th September, 1958.] An Act to provide for the fixation of rates of wages in respect of working journalists and for matters connected therewith. BE it enacted by Parliament in the Ninth Year of the Republic of India as follows:- […]

The Trade Unions Act 1926

THE TRADE UNIONS ACT, 1926 ACT NO. 16 OF 1926*1 [25th March, 1926.] An Act to provide for the registration of Trade Unions and in certain respects to define the law relating to registered Trade Unions 2***. WHEREAS it is expedient to provide for the registration of Trade Unions and in certain respects to define […]

The Plantation Labour Act 1951

THE PLANTATIONS LABOUR ACT, 1951 NO.LXIX OF 1951 [2nd November,1951] An Act to provide for the welfare of labour, and to regulate the conditions of work, in plantations. BE it enacted by Parliament as follows:– PRELIMINARY Short title, extent, commencement and application Definitions INSPECTING STAFF Chief inspector and inspectors Powers and functions of inspectors PROVISIONS […]

The Payment of Wages Act 1936

THE PAYMENT OF WAGES ACT 1936 INTRODUCTION With the growth of industries in India, problems relating to payment of wages to persons employed in industry took an ugly turn. The industrial units were riot making payment of wages to their workers at regular intervals and wages were not uniform. The industrial workers were forced to […]

The Payment of Gratuity Rules

THE PAYMENT OF GRATUITY(CENTRAL) RULES, 1972-1 In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 15 of the Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972 (39 of 1972), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules, namely:- Short title and commencement- These rules may be called the Payment of Gratuity (Central) Rules, 1972. These rules shall come […]

The Payment of Bonus Act 1965

The Payment Of Bonus Act 1965 INTRODUCTION The practice of paying bonus in India appears to have originated during First World War when certain textile mills granted 10% of wages as war bonus to their workers in 1917. In certain cases of industrial disputes demand for payment of bonus was also included. In 1950, the […]

The Minimum Wages Act 1948

THE MINIMUM WAGES ACT, 1948 ACT NO. 11 OF 1948 1* [15th March, 1948.] An Act to provide for fixing minimum rates of wages in certain employments. WHEREAS it is expedient to provide for fixing minimum rates of wages in certain employments; It is hereby enacted as follows:– Short title and extent. Interpretation. Fixing of […]

The Mines Act 1952

THE MINES ACT, 1952, (Act No. 35 of 1952 ) (15 March, 1952) (As modified upto 1983) An Act to amend and consolidate the law relating to the Regulation of labour and safety in mines. Be it enacted by Parliament as follows :- PRELIMINARY Short title, extent and commencement Definitions Act not apply in certain cases […]

TheMaternity Benefit Act 1961

MATERNITY BENEFIT ACT, 1961 (No. 53 of 1961)1 [12th. December, 1961] An Act to regulate the employment of women in certain establishment for certain period before and after child-birth and to provide for maternity benefit and certain other benefits. Be it enacted by Parliament in the Twelfth Year of the Republic of India as follows: […]

The Industrial Disputes Act 1947

THE INDUSTRIAL DISPUTES ACT, 1947 ACT NO. 14 OF 1947 1* [11th March, 1947.] An Act to make provision for the investigation and settlement of industrial disputes, and for certain other purposes. WHEREAS it is expedient to make provision for the investigation and settlement of industrial disputes, and for certain other purposes hereinafter appearing; It […]