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Industrial Relations, Trade Unions, and Labour Legislation, 2nd Edition by Seema Priyadarshini Shekhar, Indu Bala Sinha, P. R. N. Sinha

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Chapter 21

Legislation Concerning Settlement of Industrial Disputes

Chapter Objectives

This chapter will enable the students to:

  1. Understand the background beading to the enactment of the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947
  2. Understand the meaning of various terms defined under the Act
  3. Describe the composition, powers and functions of various authorities under the Act
  4. Explain the provisions of the Act relating to prohibition of strikes and week-outs
  5. Describe the provisions of the Act relating to lay-off, retrenchment and closure
  6. Describe the unfair labour practices listed under the Act
  7. Present an assessment of the Act and suggest measures for improvement

Industrial Disputes Legislation Preceeding the Enactment of the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947

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