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CONTENTS
List of Cases
Foreword by Justice V.R. Krishna Iyer
Preface
1	INTRODUCTION
2	INDUSTRIAL JURISPRUDENCE	
* Introduction		
* Purpose of the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947					
* The Constitution and Labour Philosophy						
* Interpretation of Labour Statutes: The Constitutional Values			
* The Binding Nature of Decisions of the Superior Courts			 
* The Role of English Law as Precedent
* Powers of the High Court under Article 226 of the Constitution 
 
3 	THRESHOLD PART ISSUES UNDER THE INDUSTRIAL DISPUTES ACT, 1947			
* The Definition of Industry	
* The Definition of Workman							 
* The Definition of Industrial Dispute	
* The Definition of ¿Award¿ and its Scope					
* The Meaning and Scope of ¿Undertaking¿ under the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 
4 COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT ISSUES		
* The Far-Reaching Impact of Nullifying Settlements
* Wages while on Strike
* The Legality of Strikes
* The Scope and Coverage of Settlements under the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947
* The Force of a Settlement under the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947, as against the Provisions of the General Statute: The Rule
* Termination of Settlements: The Legality
5	MAHARASHTRA (RECOGNITION OF TRADE UNIONS AND PREVENTION OF UNFAIR LABOUR PRACTICES) ACT, 1972	
* The Recognition of Trade Unions: Procedural Requirements
6 THE GOVERNMENT¿S POWER OF REFERENCE OF INDUSTRIAL DISPUTES
* When is the Second Reference Valid?
* The Nature of Power Conferred on the Appropriate Government under 
 Section 10 (1) of the Act
* The Scope of Reference under Section 10(1)
* The Precise Scope of Section 10(3)		
7 INDUSTRIAL ADJUDICATION: THE CONCEPT
* The Concept of ¿Tribunal¿
* Interference with the Tribunal¿s Award
* Powers of the Labour Court to Give Appropriate Relief to a Dismissed 
 Workman under Second Schedule, Item I of the Act
* Powers of the Labour Court to Give Appropriate Relief to Laid-off Workmen 
where Chapters VA and VB of the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947, have no Application
* The Power of Tribunals to Scrutinise the Employer¿s Action under Section 33(2)
* The Discharge of a Workman During the Pendency of the Proceedings and the Powers of the Labour Court to Provide Appropriate Relief
* Findings of the Labour Court with Respect to Relief for a Dismissed Workman 
* The Rigidity of the Tribunal in Extending Equal Benefits to the Same Class of Workmen: Validity
* The Findings of the Labour Court: Validity
* Awarding Benefits to Workmen Who are Not Parties to the Settlement: Validity
* The Role of the Supreme Court in Interfering with Respect to an Appeal against the Award
* Illegal Termination: The Remedy
8 VOLUNTARY ARBITRATION AS A MECHANISM FOR DISPUTE 
 SETTLEMENT 
* When can an Arbitration Award be Set Aside?
* Arbitrators¿ Ruling over the Justifiability of Mass Termination by the Employer on Account of Illegal Strike: Interference When Justified 
9 INDUSTRIAL EMPLOYMENT (STANDING ORDERS) ACT, 1946
* Service Conditions: The Scope of Standing Orders
* Modification of Standing Orders: The Views of the Supreme Court
10 CHANGE OF SERVICE CONDITIONS: RESTRICTIONS ON THE 
FREEDOM OF THE EMPLOYER
* Notice of Change Exclusively under Section 9A
* Pendency of Proceedings before the Conciliation Officer: Duties under Section 33(1) (a)
* Termination During Pendency of Proceedings: Validity
* The Role of the Labour Court or Tribunal in Adjudicating Matters under Section 33 (2) and 33 (3)
* Application for Approval of an Act of Dismissal for Misconduct: The Scope for Interference
* Action Amounting to Change of Conditions of Service During the Pendency of the Proceedings:The Amount of Relief
11	DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS
* Reopening of Disciplinary Proceedings: The Rule
* Cases where the Act of Misconduct is not so serious: The Relief 
* Termination on the Ground of Loss of Confidence: Discharge Simpliciter or Discharge for Misconduct
* Mass Termination without Enquiry: The Approach
12	LAY-OFF AND RETRENCHMENT 
* The Law Relating to Retrenchment
* Closure and Retrenchment: The Distinction
* The Definition of Retrenchment under Section 2(oo)
* The Definition of Retrenchment under the Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972: Interpretation
* The Scope of ¿Retrenchment¿ that Includes All Kinds of Termination.
* The Procedure for Retrenchment: The Approach
13 LABOUR EMPLOYED THROUGH MIDDLEMEN: THEIR 
 RIGHTS 
* The Entitlement of Contract Labour to be Absorbed as Regular Employees
14	WAGES AND MONETARY BENEFITS
* Payment of Tips to Hotel Staff: Whether a part of the Dearness Allowance 
* Running Allowance: Whether Wages
* Grant of Additional Dearness Allowances: Principles for Consideration
* Interpretation of an Industrial Truce Agreement Relating to Wage Structure: The Approach
* Computation of Dearness Allowance: Validity
* Adjusting Payment of Customary Bonus under the Statute: The Guiding Principles
* Effects of Agreements which are Inconsistent with the Payment of Bonus Act, 1965: The Interpretation
* Constitutional Validity of Section 10 of the Payment of Bonus Act, 1965
* Applicability of the Payment of Bonus Act, 1965: the Scope of Section 32(5) (c)
* Veracity of the Balance Sheet: Powers of the Tribunal
15	SOCIAL SECURITY AND WELFARE
* Employees¿ State Insurance Act, 1948: Applicability
* Computation of Maternity Benefit under the Maternity Benefit Act, 1961
* The Employees Provident Fund and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952: Interpretation of Section 14B
* The Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972: Applicability
* Principles to be Followed in Framing a Scheme of Gratuity by the Industrial Tribunal under Schedule 3 Item 5 of the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947
Bibliography
Index
About the Authors

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Labor laws and legislation -- India.
Krishna Iyer, V. R., 1915-.
Judicial power -- India.
Judges -- India.
Labor courts -- India.