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THE OVERLAPPING JURISDICTION OF THE CONSUMER FORUM AND THE LABOUR COMMISSION AN ODE UNFINISHED

Umang Agarwal & Rakesh Kumar Sahu Introduction After constituting any judicial or quasi-judicial body, the very first essential is to set forth the jurisdiction of such body within the limits of which it can exercise the given authority. The jurisdictional difference between the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (“NCDRC”) and Labour Commission exist in the …

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PROVIDENT FUND BENEFITS FOR TEMPORARY WORKERS IN INDIA

Shrirang Ashtaputre & Manasi Gokhale INTRODUCTION: Jawaharlal Nehru, the 1st prime minister of India, had rightly declared dams and industries to be the backbone of India’s economy and undertook diverse measures for rapid industrialization. And for manifesting the visions of the founding fathers, the country witnessed an increased dependency on manual labour, both skilled and …

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THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY, HEALTH AND WORKING CONDITION CODE, 2019: AN IMPERITIVE STEP TOWARD A HASSEL FREE ECONOMY

Pritesh Raj Considering the established fact that India is an emerging economic power, it is essential to bring the redundant labour laws in vis-a-vis with the economic and sociological conditions of the day. Pursuant to this endeavour, the second National Commission on Labour, 2002 recommended the amalgamation of 29 labour laws into a set of …

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IMPACT OF SUSPENSION OF LABOUR LAWS IN UP IN IT INDUSTRY: CRITICAL OVERVIEW

Aayush Akar & Koustav Bhattacharya INTRODUCTION Labour laws are the laws which deal with the relationship that governs the workplace, in an environment influenced by both the employer and the employee. Labour laws deal with the disputes between the employer and employee, regarding various matters during the course of the job and also after the …

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INDIA AFTER COVID-19: A WELFARE STATE WITH FRAIL LABOUR LAWS

Prakul Khera & Harshal Sareen In the past decade, India has brought various labour law reforms including compilation of all its labour law legislations into a comprehensive labour code. However, like every nation state it could not apprehend the upheaval a virus could bring to the state affairs. This has pushed the major economies at …

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DILUTION OF LABOUR LAWS: A CONSTITUTIONAL TRANSGRESSION

Kavish Arora Apropos the present pandemic, various state governments like that of Rajasthan, Gujarat, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh etc. have granted considerable exemptions from the various acts which come under the umbrella of labour law. The rationale behind such move is to kick start the slow-paced economy due to the COVID-19 pandemic and also to lure …

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CASE FOR LABOUR LAW REFORMS IN LIGHT OF THE RECENT LABOUR LAW ORDINANCES BY STATE GOVERNMENTS

Adarsh Kumar & Aryan Bhat INTRODUCTION The ongoing COVID-19 contagion has had a disproportionate impact on the economically vulnerable migrant workers which has worsened their pre-existing financial vulnerabilities and pushed them to the brink of penury. The financial unsoundness, relegated social standing, coupled with the state apathy has triggered a large-scale humanitarian crisis as the …

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