Labour Reforms in India

Problems of Plantation Sector in India

February 15, 2016

In September and October 2015, there were agitations and strikes by the plantation workers in Kerala.  In a major contrast, the agitations were initially led by women tea-leaf pickers under the collective name of ‘Pombilai Orumai’ in Munnar, Kerala. They challenged their own trade unions and simultaneously...

Various Issues Related to Labour in India

December 29, 2015

The Article 246 (with 7th schedule) of the Indian constitution puts the issues related to labour and labour welfare under the concurrent list. However, the exceptional matters related to labour and safety in mines and oilfields and industrial disputes concerning union employees come under Union List. The...

National Renewal Fund

October 17, 2015

The Government of India had announced to establish a National Renewal Fund (NRF) as a part of the slew of measures announced in New Industrial Policy of 1991. The Fund was later established in February, 1992 for a period of 10 years. Objectives of National Renewal Fund...

Current Issues in Labour Reforms in India

May 2, 2015

“Reform of the labour law is vital for the revival of manufacturing sector in India, without which the Make in India campaign is doomed to fail.” Discuss critically.

Major Issues with Trade Union Act (1926)

May 2, 2015

Although there is a right to form an association or form a trade union; yet in our country, there is no nationwide law recognizing the trade union. For an employer, there is no compulsion to enter into a collective bargaining with laborers and it is also not...

Current Issues with Industrial Disputes Act (1947)

May 2, 2015

To what extent the Chapter V-B of the industrial disputes act is responsible for anomalies in the manufacturing sector in India. Discuss.

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