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Industrial Relations, Trade Unions, and Labour Legislation, 2nd Edition by Seema Priyadarshini Shekhar, Indu Bala Sinha, P. R. N. Sinha

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Chapter 15

Principles of Labour Legislation

Chapter Objectives

This chapter will enable students to:

  1. Understand the concept and main elements of labour and social legislation
  2. Present a description of the factors and forces influencing the course of labour legislation
  3. Describe the provisions of the Indian constitution in regard to labour and explain their significance for labour legislation
  4. Explain the various principles of labour legislation
  5. Present a classification of various types of labour laws

Pervasiveness of Social Legislation

Legislation is an instrument to control, restrain and guide the behaviour and courses of action of individuals and their groups living in a society. As such, legislation by the state is social legislation. It is ...

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