Contract Labour (Regulation And Abolition) Act, 1970


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Contract Labour (Regulation And Abolition) Act, 1970

  1. 1. Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970 AFTERSCHO☺OL – DEVELOPING CHANGE MAKERS CENTRE FOR SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP PGPSE PROGRAMME – World’ Most Comprehensive programme in social entrepreneurship & spiritual entrepreneurship OPEN FOR ALL FREE FOR ALL 02/02/09 AFTERSCHO☺OL's MATERIAL 1 AFTERSCHO☺OL's MATERIAL FOR PGPSE PARTICIPANTS
  2. 2. Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970 Dr. T.K. Jain. AFTERSCHO☺OL Centre for social entrepreneurship Bikaner M: 9414430763, 02/02/09 AFTERSCHO☺OL's MATERIAL 2 AFTERSCHO☺OL's MATERIAL FOR PGPSE PARTICIPANTS
  3. 3. Applicability of the act • 20 or more workmen are employed as contract labour or were so employed anytime during last 12 months. [section 1(3)(a)] .this act will not apply to establishment where work of an intermittent or casual nature is performed. [section 1(5)(a)]. 02/02/09 AFTERSCHO☺OL's MATERIAL 3 FOR PGPSE PARTICIPANTS
  4. 4. Requirements… • You will find contract labour in most of the factories, establishments, construction firms, organisations – in all these places typically, the company hires employees through a contractor – this is called contract labour. This labour is regulated through the law on contract labour. 02/02/09 AFTERSCHO☺OL's MATERIAL 4 FOR PGPSE PARTICIPANTS
  5. 5. Who is a contract labour? • A workman is deemed to be employed as contract labour‘ in or in relation to work of the establishment, if he is hired for such work by or through a contractor, with or without knowledge of principal employer. [section 2(1)(b)]. 02/02/09 AFTERSCHO☺OL's MATERIAL 5 FOR PGPSE PARTICIPANTS
  6. 6. Contractor… • who employs 20 or more workmen. [section 1(3) (b)]. The contractor shall be licensed. [section 12]. Contractor is required to maintain muster roll and register of wages. [section 29]. - - He is required to follow other provisions as may be contained in Rules made by Appropriate Government. Contractor is required to pay wages to workmen on time, in presence of authorised representative of principal employer. [section 21] 02/02/09 AFTERSCHO☺OL's MATERIAL 6 FOR PGPSE PARTICIPANTS
  7. 7. Mode of payment of wages. • Contractor to issue wage slips to workman and obtain signature or thumb impression on wage register. if contractor fails to make payment of wages, Principal Employer is liable to make payment of wages to contract labour. He can recover this amount from contractor. [section 21(4)]. 02/02/09 AFTERSCHO☺OL's MATERIAL 7 FOR PGPSE PARTICIPANTS
  8. 8. Facilities to be provided to the workers…. • Contractor is required to provide canteen facilities, first-aid, rest rooms, drinking water, latrines and washing facilities, as per rules made by State Government. [sections 16 and 17]. 02/02/09 AFTERSCHO☺OL's MATERIAL 8 FOR PGPSE PARTICIPANTS
  9. 9. Abolition of contract… • Government can issue notification u/s 10 abolishing contract labour only after following prescribed procedure regarding consultation etc. - if such a notification is issued, the employees with contractor will not be automatically absorbed in the employment of the company, if the contact was genuine. However, company will give preference to them. (Steel authority of India Ltd. V/s national union water Front 2001 ) 02/02/09 AFTERSCHO☺OL's MATERIAL 9 FOR PGPSE PARTICIPANTS
  10. 10. About AFTERSCHO☺OL • PGPSE - World’s most comprehensive programme on social entrepreneurship – after class 12th • Flexible – fast changing to meet the requirements • Admission open throughout the year • Complete support from beginning to the end – from idea generation to making the project viable. 02/02/09 AFTERSCHO☺OL's MATERIAL 10 FOR PGPSE PARTICIPANTS
  11. 11. Branches of AFTERSCHO☺OL • PGPSE programme is open all over the world as free online programme. • Those who complete PSPSE have the freedom to start branches of AFTERSCHO☺OL • A few branches have already started - one such branch is at KOTA (Rajasthan). 02/02/09 AFTERSCHO☺OL's MATERIAL 11 FOR PGPSE PARTICIPANTS
  12. 12. Workshop on social entrepreneurship • We conduct workshop on social entrepreneurship – all over India and out of India also - in school, college, club, association or any such place - just send us a call and we will come to conduct the workshop on social entrepreeurship. • These workshops are great moments of learning, sharing, and commitments. 02/02/09 AFTERSCHO☺OL's MATERIAL 12 FOR PGPSE PARTICIPANTS
  13. 13. FREE ONLINE PROGRAMME • AFTERSCHO☺OL is absolutely free programme available online – any person can join it. The programme has four components : • 1. case studies – writing and analysing – using latest tools of management • 2. articles / reports writing & presentation of them in conferences / seminars • 3. Study material / books / ebooks / audio / audio visual material to support the study • 4. business plan preparation and presentations of those plans in conferences / seminars 02/02/09 AFTERSCHO☺OL's MATERIAL 13 FOR PGPSE PARTICIPANTS
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  15. 15. Pursue professional courses along with PGPSE • AFTERSCHO☺OL permits you to pursue distance education based professional / vocational courses and gives you support for that also. Many students are doing CA / CS/ ICWA / CMA / FRM / CFP / CFA and other courses along with PGPSE. • Come and join AFTERSCHO☺OL 02/02/09 AFTERSCHO☺OL's MATERIAL 15 FOR PGPSE PARTICIPANTS