About Law & Policy

About Law & Policy

Labour Policy Highlights

  • Creative measures to attract public and private investment.
  • Creating new jobs.
  • New Social security schemes for workers in the unorganized sector.
  • Social security cards for workers.
  • Unified and beneficial management of funds of Welfare Boards.
  • Reprioritization of allocation of funds to benefit vulnerable workers.
  • Model employee-employer relationships.
  • Long term settlements based on productivity.
  • Vital industries and establishments declared as `public utilities`.
  • Special conciliation mechanism for projects with investments of Rs.150 crores or more.
  • Industrial Relations committees in more sectors.
  • Labour Law reforms in tune with the times. Empowered body of experts to suggest required changes.
  • Statutory amendments for expediting and streamlining the mechanism of Labour Judiciary.
  • Amendments to Industrial Disputes Act in tune with the times.
  • Efficient functioning of Labour Department.
  • More labour sectors under Minimum Wages Act.
  • Child labour act to be aggressively enforced.
  • Modern medical facilities for workers.
  • Rehabilitation packages for displaced workers.
  • Restructuring in functioning of employment exchanges. Computerization and updating of data base.
  • Revamping of curriculum and course content in industrial training.
  • Joint cell of labour department and industries department to study changes in laws and rules.