About the Book :
In recent years there have been significant developments in labour laws and industrial relations. Both in the legislative sphere and in the courts there has been a marked shift in the approach to industrial relations whereas earlier the interests of the workmen were focused on, the current emphasis is on ensuring fast industrial growth in the country required in view of global competition.This edition has not only been revised and updated in line with the changes in the law; it also gives a new dimension to the subject. The significant feature of the fifth edition is the inclusion of major amendments to the Trade Unions Act, 1926, and in the Central Rules framed under the Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act, 1946. Recent trends in approaches of the Supreme Court and the High Courts have also been analyzed and critically evaluated. The book comprises five parts:Part I: Provides the contextual and constitutional framework of industrial relations law.Part II: Explain the law relating to trade unions, collective bargaining and unfair labour practices.Part III: Deals with regulation of industrial disputes.Part IV: Examines the law relating to standing orders and grievance procedure.Part V: Is on workers participation in management.This book will serve as textbook for students of LLB, LLM, MBA, MSW, CS, and masters and diploma programmes in personnel management and industrial relations. It is indispensable for personnel managers, law officers, lawyers, trade unions, officials of labour departments and members of the labour judiciary.
About the Author :
Prof. Suresh C Srivastava obtained his LLD form Calcutta University and has the privilege of being the first LLD in Labour Laws from any Indian University. Starting his career as Lecturer in the Law School, Banaras Hindu University, He served Jammu University as Reader and Kurukshetra University as Professor, Chairman and Dean, Faculty of Law. During 1986-88 he served the University of Calabar (Nigeria) as Professor, Head of Department of Public and International Law and Dean Faculty of Law. He was awarded the distinction of being National Fellow by UGC for 1990-92. He served the Law Commission of India during 1992-97 and Indian Law Institute as Research Professor form 1998 to 2004. He has also been director of the Institute of Industrial Relations and Personnel Management, New Delhi. Prof. Srivastava is presently the Secretary General of the National Labour Law Association and visiting faculty in several universities and research institutions.
PART ONE : INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS: CONTEXTUAL AND CONSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORK, 1.Dimension of The Problems of Industrial Relations and The Law, PART TWO : REGULATION OF TRADE UNIONS, COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AND UNFAIR LABOUR PRACTICES, 2.Trade Unionism, 3.Judicial Delineation of Statutory Definition of Trade Union and Trade Dispute, 4.Registration of Trade Unions, 5.Members, Office-Bearers and Outsiders In Trade Unions, 6.Trade Union Finances and Funds, 7.Privileges of Registered Trade Unions, 8.Recognition of Trade Unions, 9.Collective Bargaining, 10.Unfair Labour Practices and Victimisation, PART THREE : REGULATION OF INDUSTRIAL DISPUTES, 11.Industrial Disputes Act, 1947, 12.Industrial Dispute and Individual Dispute, 13.Arena of Interaction and Participants In Industrial Disputes, 14.Settlement of Industrial Disputes, 15.Powers of The Appropriate Government, 16.Instruments of Economic Coercion, 17.Lay-Off, Retrenchment, Transfer and Closure, 18.Discharge and Dismissal, 19.Management's Prerogative During The Pendency of Proceedings, PART FOUR : STANDING ORDERS, 20.Introduction, 21.Scope and Coverage of The Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act, 1946, 22.Concept and Nature of Standing Orders, 23.Certification Process-Its Operation and Binding Effect, 24.Modification and Temporary Application of Model Standing Orders, 25.Interpretation and Enforcement of Standing Orders, 26.Role of The Government Under The IESOA, PART FIVE : WORKER'S PARTICIPATION IN MANAGEMENT, 27.Workers' Participation In Management