Aspects of Labour Welfare and Social Security

ISBN Number : 978-93-5202-011-9

Student Price : Rs.490

Student Dollar Price : 20$

Book Edition : Twelfth

Year of Publication : 2018

No. Of Pages : 424

Book Weight :566

About The Book

"Aspects of Labour Welfare and Social Security" is in Three parts. Part I deals with labour welfare and Part II covers social security. A new Chapter entitled Labour Legislation and Labour Laws (In Part III-Labour Welfare Enactments) has been added. The book contains altogether 27 chapters, 8 appendices and a Bibliography.

The book presents the material in a simple and lucid style for easy understanding of the subjects. It is addressed mainly to meet the needs of students and practitioners.


Contents :

1. Philosophy of Labour Welfare
2. Historical Development of Labour Welfare
3. Labour Inspection System
4. Statutory Welfare Provisions
5. Voluntary Welfare Measures
6. Labour Welfare Funds
7. Industrial Housing
8. Industrial Safety
9. Industrial Health
10. Industrial Hygiene
11. Stress at Work
12. Manpower Training and Employment
13. Workers Education Scheme
14. Industrial Social Work
15. Social Responsibilities of Industry and Trade Unions
16. Welfare of Unorganized Labour
17. Sexual Harassment at Workplace
18. International Labour Organisation − In Pursuit of Labour Welfare
19. Scheme of Social Security
20. Social Security for the Unorganised Workers
21. The Employees` Compensation Act, 1923
22. The Employees` State Insurance Act, 1948
23. Provision Fund Legislation for Coal Mines, Tea Plantations, and Seamen
24. The Employees` Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provision Act, 1952
25. The Maternity Benefit Act, 1961
26. The Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972
27. Labour Legislation and Labour Laws
Appendix A: Canteen Survey
Appendix B: Protective Legal Provisions for Women
Appendix C: Children at Work
Appendix D: List of Internarional Labour Orgaisation Conventions Ratified by India
Appendix E: Course Assessment Form
Appendix F: Recommendations of the Second National Commission on Labour 2002
Appendix G: The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee (MGNREG) Act, 2005
Appendix H: The Consumer Protection Act, 1986

About The Author

Dr. A.M. Sarma obtained a Master`s Degree in Labour and Social Welfare through Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI), Jamshedpur and also a degree in Law from the Ranchi University. His thesis entitled "Industrial Relations in Public and Private Sector Undertakings" earned him a Ph.D. from the said University. Currently, he is a visiting faculty member in some management institutes and also offers specialised training programmes to industrial organisations. Earlier he was a member of the faculty, department of personnel management and industrial relations, at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, and NICMAR, Pune.

His other published books include:
- Aspects of Labour Welfare and Social Security
- Personnel and Human Resource Management
- Human Resource Management
- Industrial Relations-Conceptual and Legal Framework
- Understanding Wage and Compensation System
- Industrial Jurisprudence and Labour Legislation
- Labour Administration in India
- Industrial Health and Safety Management
- Performance Management System
- Welfare of Unorganised Labour
- Managing Human Resources in Global Environment
- Compensation System and Performance Management

He has published a number of articles in professional journals.

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