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Indian labour law refers to laws regulating labour and employment in India. Traditionally, Indian governments at federal and state level have sought to ensure a high degree of protection for workers, but in practice, legislative rights only cover a minority of workers.
India is a federal form of government and because labour is a subject in the concurrent list of the Indian Constitution, labour matters are in the jurisdiction of both central and state governments; both central and state governments have enacted laws on labour relations and employment issues.
Roles of Employment Lawyers
Lawyers provide services in all laws and regulations related to labour and employment, industrial relations including enactments such as Industrial Dispute Act 1947, Trade Union Act 1926, Minimum Wages Act 1948, Payment of Wages Act 1936, Factories Act 1948, Payment of Bonus Act 1965, Equal Remuneration Act 1976, Payment of Gratuity Act 1972, Workmen’s Compensation Act 1923 etc.
Attorneys represent clients including Comptroller and Auditor General of India, Delhi Development Authority (DDA), Delhi Jal Board etc. in Labour Court, Industrial Tribunals, Central Administrative Tribunal, Court of the Labour Commissioner, various High Courts and the Supreme Court.Lawyers also works with the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) and Employee Provident Fund Organization (EPFO).
Services rendered by Employment Lawyers include:
Advice on Employment laws, labour laws, industrial relations.
Advice on Disciplinary proceedings, Employees Rights, Employment and service contracts, Labour disputes and Industrial actions, safety legislation, Provident fund, statutory benefits and trade disputes.
Assist in complying with employment laws and labour laws.
Assist in implementation, monitoring and enforcement of policies dealing with sexual harassment, discrimination, employee privacy and family and medical leave.
Assist in wage and hour issues, collective bargaining, interpretation of work rules, grievances and industrial disputes under the labour laws.
Assist in compliance with labour and tax implications of cross-border movement of executive level employees.
Draft employment agreements, appointment letters, offer letters for consultants, termination agreements, non-competition agreements and non disclosure agreements concerning confidentiality, etc.
Assist in design, implement and administer all types of employee benefits and executive compensation programs and pension plan and advice on all aspects of legislative, regulatory and fiscal requirements.
Assist and represent our clients in disputes under employment laws relating to employment benefits, housing, group insurance (health, dental, life etc.), disability income protection, retirement benefits, social security, and other specialized benefits..
Assist in managing the employment effects of major corporate restructurings and transactions and provide legal advice on employment and human capital issues that occur in major merger and acquisition activities, as well as post-acquisition integrations.
Draft and conduct audits on trade secret protection issues.
Draft Employment Standing Orders and advice on Employee Provident Fund (EPF) under the Employee Provident Fund Act, Gratuity Act, etc.
Advice on EPF with respect to international workers.
Draft legal notices on behalf of companies as well as employees with respect to employment.
Represent clients in industrial relations matters such as strike, lockout, retrenchment, settlement, closure of establishment etc.; conditions of employment such as transfer, promotion, increment, industry-cum-region basis payment, bonus etc.; termination of service matters such as discharge simplicitor, dismissal by way of punishment etc.
Represent clients in disciplinary matters with respect to dismissal on various charges of misconduct related to duty, discipline and moral e.g. absenteeism, go slow, riotous behavior, theft, moral turpitude, loss of confidence as well as drafting show cause notices, charge sheets, conducting inquiries, advising disciplinary action etc.
Represent clients in Contract Labour Related such as claim of contract labour for regularization etc.
Represent clients in respect of claims of wrongful discharge, discrimination, harassment and whistleblower actions.
Draft original suits and petitions, interlocutory applications, criminal complaints, legal notices, consumer complaints and complaints relating to monopolistic and restrictive trade practices.