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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 24

Workmen’s Compensation Legislation

Chapter Objectives

This chapter will enable students to:

  1. Understand the common defences available before the employer to escape liability and to pay compensation in the event of industrial injuries resulting in disablement and death of his workmen
  2. Explain the terms ‘arising out of employment’, ‘arising in the course of employment‘, ‘partial disablement’ and ‘total disablement‘
  3. Describe the amount of compensation payable by the employer under the Employees’ Compensation Act, 1923, in the event of disablement and death of his workmen caused by industrial injury
  4. Describe the provisions of the Employees’ Compensation Act, 1923, relating to claims and penalties
  5. Understand the shortcomings of the Employees’ ...

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