Labor and Industrial Relations

Industrial Relations define relationships between employers and employees toward each other in terms of supervision, direction, planning and coordination of organizational activities. Industrial relations may also be defined as relations between employees and management.

The Labor Laws derive their origin, authority and strength from the provisions of the Constitution of India. The relevance of the dignity of human labor and the need for protecting and safeguarding the interest of labor as human beings has been enshrined in the Constitution of India keeping in line with Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles of State Policy.

Industrial Relations are, inter alia, governed by the following legislations:

  • Industrial Disputes Act, 1947
  • Workmen’s Compensation Act, 1923
  • Payment of Wages Act, 1936
  • Factories Act, 1948
  • Gratuity Act, 1972
  • Employees State Insurance Act, 1948

Mr. Ramesh K Naroola, Senior Partner, has more than three decades of experience in dealing with labour laws and the statutory compliances under the Acts, which may attract severe penalties if not attended to in a timely and comprehensive manner. He also has a fund of knowledge in dealing with advice pertaining Work Committees at the plant level and the machinery for resolution of industrial disputes.