Industrial and Labour Relations

The term labour relations, also known as industrial relations, refers to the system in which employers, workers and their representatives and, directly or indirectly, the government interact to set the ground rules for the governance of work relationships.          

It also describes a field of study dedicated to examining such relationships. The field is an outgrowth of the industrial revolution, whose excesses led to the emergence of trade unions to represent workers and to the development of collective labour relations. 

A labour or industrial relations system reflects the interaction between the main actors in it: the state, the employer (or employers or an employers’ association), trade unions and employees

Duration: 3 days
Mode: Classroom / Online
Deliverables: CourseWare Hard/ Soft Copies

Course Contents

Industrial Relations
The changing concepts of Industrial relations
Factors affecting employee stability
Application on Psychology to Industrial Relations

Codes of Conduct
Industrial Harmony and Conflict
Harmonious relations in industry
Importance and Means
Exercise and Case Studies

Cause of industrial disputes
Machinery for settling of disputes
Negotiation, Conciliation, Mediation
Arbitration and Adjudication

Strikes- Lock-outs- Layout and Retrenchment
Codes of discipline
Grievance procedure
Labour management co-operation
Exercise and Case Studies

Worker’s participation in management
Labour Relations
Changing concept of management labour relations
Statute laws

Tripartite conventions
Development of the idea of social justice 
Limitation of management prerogatives 
labour responsibility in productivity
Exercise and Case Studies

Joint Consultation
Principal types
Attitude of trade unions and management
Trade Unions

Trade Unions and their growth
Theories of trade unionism
Aim and objectives of trade unions 
Structure and governing of trade unions
Exercise and Case Studies

Problems and Role of Indian Trade Unions:
Recognition and leadership
Finances and Membership
Compulsory versus free membership

Political activities
Legislation,Majority and Minority unions
Social responsibilities
Positive role in economic and social
Exercise and Case Studies

Collective Bargaining
Meaning- Scope- Subject matter and parties
Methods and tactics
Administrations of collective bargaining agreements

Fair and unfair labour practice
Tripartite Machinery
At the center and in the states
Exercise and Case Studies

Its functions and role in labour movement 
Industrial health and safety
Industrial legislations
Conclusion and Feedback

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