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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 16

Factory Legislation

Chapter Objectives

This chapter will enable students to:

  1. Describe the growth of factory legislation in India
  2. Understand the provisions of the Factories Act, 1948, relating to health, safety and welfare
  3. Explain the provisions of the Factories Act, 1948, relating to employment of young persons and women
  4. Explain the provisions of the Factories Act, 1948, relating to hours of work, spreadover, weekly rest, rest intervals, overtime work and annual leave with wages
  5. Understand the extent of penalties for different kinds of offences under the Factories Act, 1948
  6. Make an assessment of the working of the Factories Act, 1948

Factory Legislation in the United Kingdom

As the Indian factory legislation is patterned after the ...

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