The Law of Industrial Disputes provides an incisive and lucid commentary on every aspect of the law relating to industrial disputes. It dwells on the nature of industrial disputes, the procedure of industrial adjudication, and the powers and duties of the various adjudicatory authorities under the Industrial Disputes Act, as well as specifies the judicial remedies available to both the employer and the employee in an industrial dispute. It enumerates the special provisions relating to lay-off, retrenchment and closure in certain establishments while also providing a logical and scientific evaluation of judicial precedents. The book critically examines a number of judicial pronouncements from the standpoint of industrial jurisprudence, canons of construction and the change in philosophy governing labour management relations. This revised edition presents an indepth analysis of the legislative changes brought in by the Industrial Disputes (Amendment) Act, 2010 along with case law developments till July 2015. The Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act, 1946 and the Trade Unions Act, 1926 together with the Industrial Disputes (Central) Rules, 1957 have been included as annexures for ready reference. This book is an essential reference for legal practitioners, legal advisors, in-house legal counsels, labour courts, industrial tribunals, conciliation officers, arbitrators, management institutes, industrial training institutes, industrial relations managers, and trade unions.