Labour ministry finalises Industrial Relations Code

NEW DELHI: The Labour Ministry has finalised the Code on Industrial Relations (IR), one of the crucial four codes being framed by consolidating over 44 labour regulations, and can soon put earlier than the Cabinet for approval, a best reliable stated on Friday.

The Ministry of Labour and Employment has been taking steps for simplification, amalgamation and rationalisation of 44 central labour regulations into four primary labour codes -- Code on Wages, Code on Industrial Relations, Code of Social Security, and Code on Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions.

"The Code on Industrial Relations is ready and has already being presented to the Law Ministry. Now it is going for the Cabinet," Labour Secretary Heeralal Samariya stated at a seminar on consolidation of labour regulations organised by PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Samariya stated the Code on Wage has already been presented in the Lok Sabha and has long past to the Standing Committee of the Parliament for additional deliberations.


The Code on Social Security and the Code on Working Conditions are nearly able and can be put for dialogue soon, he stated.


The secretary stated the federal government is dedicated to bringing reforms in labour regulations at the earliest.


Enlisting the achievements of his ministry, he stated they had been ready to go the utmost choice of amendments in current regulations/present expenses in Parliament in the ultimate two years.


"The maximum number of bills/acts presented in Parliament are from our ministry. We have amended the Maternity Benefit Act, Bonus Act, Gratuity Act. Besides, we have amended the Employees Compensation Act as well as the Payment of Wages Act also during the last two and half years," Samariya stated.
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