Industrial Relations Code, 2020 passed

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  • September 28, 2020
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Industrial Relations Code, 2020 passed

Part of: GS Prelims and GS-III – Industries

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  • Lok Sabha passed the Industrial Relations Code, 2020.

Efforts made by the Government under the code for quickly resolving disputes 

  • Provision for two members instead of one member in the Industrial Tribunal. 
  • Provision for taking the matter straight to the Tribunal in case the dispute is not resolved at conciliation stage. 
  • Implementation of award in 30 days after Tribunal award.
  • After recognition of Fixed Term Employment, workers will get the option of Fixed Term Employment instead of contract labour. 
  • Under this, they would get benefits of hours of work, salary, social security and other welfare benefits like a Regular Employee.
  • A provision for “Negotiating Union” and “Negotiating Council” has been made for undertaking negotiation on any dispute.

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  • Provision has also been made for giving recognition to Trade Unions at Central and State level. Trade Unions would be able to contribute more affirmatively and more effectively. 
  • Provision for Re-Skilling fund has been made in the law for the first time for re-skilling those workers who have been fired from their jobs, so that they are able to get employment again.

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