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Introduction to Labour and Industrial Laws

Introduction to Labour and Industrial Laws

Author : Dr Avtar Singh & Harpreet Kaur

ISBN : 9789350359396

EDITION : 4th

NO. OF VOLUMES : 1

BINDING : Paperback

COPYRIGHT YEAR : 2017

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Labour Law II adheres to the syllabus of the undergraduate law courses of all major universities and law institutes. This revision book is part of the Quick Reference Guide: Q&A Series designed as a study aid for law students with a clear objective of assisting students in their examination preparation. Further, it deals with the most important topics in a comprehensive manner. The text covers the important topics of labour law such as, the Minimum Wages Act, 1948, wage policy and principles, procedure for fixing minimum wage, the Payment of Wages Act, 1936, mode and ti me of payment of wages, permissible and impermissible deductions, powers and functions of inspectors. Further, it deals with Workmen’s Compensation Act, 1923, liability of the employer to pay compensation, procedure in proceedings before commissioner, the Factories Act, 1948, general duties of occupier, provisions relating to health and safety of employees‘, welfare provisions, annual leave with wages. Lastly, the book contains topics relating to The Employees’ State Insurance Act, 1948, Employees’ State Insurance Corporation, The Employees’ Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952, Employees’ Provident Funds Scheme, The Payment of Bonus Act, 1965, qualifications and disqualifications for bonus, The Maternity Benefit Act, 1961, Right to payment of maternity benefits, The Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972, The Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, 1986, rights of the child and the Indian Constitution. Key Features:- • Contains about 47 questions and answers focusing on quick conceptual clarity, covering 74 relevant topics and 23 important cases • Answers are supplemented with numerous judgments, case laws and citations • Helps students to prepare for exams and enhances their answer-writing skills by providing comprehensive and to-the-point answers • Presents topics in question and answer format, as a tool for aiding in last - minute rapid revision • Provides frequently-asked questions based on previous years’ question papers from major universities, in the form of essay questions, short questions and important cases

"Avtar Singh was a former reader in Law, Lucknow University, where he taught for 40 years. He has several important books to his credit and many of which are considered as leading law books of the country. He has received many awards for his excellent writing skills in law including the Saraswati Samman and Vidya Bhushan awards from the UP State Government. Harpreet Kaur is Professor of Law at National Law University, Delhi. Before joining the law university, she taught in business schools and had the opportunity of teaching labour law courses to undergraduate and postgraduate students. She is presently a Fulbright Scholar in Residence at Miami Dade College, Miami for 2016 Fall semester. Together, these two authors have several textbooks to their credit such as Introduction to the Law of Torts and Consumer Protection (LexisNexis, 2013), Interpretation of Statutes (LexisNexis, 2014), Introduction to Jurisprudence (LexisNexis, 2013)."

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