APPENDIX G

Labour Laws

Introduction

The HRM functions of organizations of a country are governed by its legislative framework. The Indian system of labour laws, which regulates the employment relationships and labour markets, is very extensive and complex. There are around 250 labour laws at the central and state levels. Labour law is actually the body of laws, administrative rulings, and precedents. These laws, also known as employment law, shape and influence the working conditions of Indian employees and organizations. Generally, labour legislations play an important role in shaping the course of industrial relations in India. The basic principle that guided the origin and development of labour legislation in India is the establishment of ...

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