The Industrial Disputes Act 1947


A. Objective:

1. Casual workers who have attained temporary status can be terminated for their misbehavior /misconduct by giving show cause notice and DAR proceedings need not be followed. (say true or false)

2. Railway schools and Railway training schools are not covered under the provisions of Industrial Disputes Act, 1947. (say true or false)

3. Dispute between workmen and workmen which is connected with the employment or non-employment is called industrial dispute. (say true or false)

4. Casual labour in Railway Projects are workmen in terms of Industrial Disputes Act,, 1947. (say true or false)

5. Break in service involves forfeiture of all leave earned up to the day of strike. (say true or false)

6. A workman shall be deemed to have completed one year of continuous service in the industry, if he has actually worked for not less than ______ days during a period of 12 calendar months.

B. Descriptive:

1. What are the salient features of the Industrial Disputes Act?

2. What do you mean by a strike? What are the two types of strikes? What are the provisions of the Industrial Disputes Act regarding Strikes?

3. What is lock out? What are the differences between strike and lock out?

4. What is meant illegal strikes? What are the effects of illegal strikes?

5. What are the different machineries provided in the Industrial Disputes Act for resolving the disputes between workmen and employers?

6. What is meant by retrenchment under the ID Act? What are the conditions precedent to retrenchment?

7. Write short notes on:

(i) Strike (ii) Lock out (iii) Lay Off (iv) Dies non

(v) Public Utility Service (viii) Conciliation officers under ID Act, 1947

(vii) National Industrial Tribunal (v) Break