Labour and Employment Laws-India

Enactment Date Act Number Short Title Purpose and Gist
5-Mar-1923 08 The Employees Compensation Act, 1923
27-Aug-1925 19 The Provident Funds Act, 1925
25-Mar-1926 16 The Trade Unions Act, 1926
23-Apr-1936 04 The Payment of Wages Act, 1936
23-Apr-1946 20 The Industrial Employmnet (Standing Orders) Act, 1946
11-Mar-1947 14 The Industrial Disputes Act, 1947
15-Mar-1948 11 The Minimum Wages Act, 1948
19-Apr-1948 34 The Employees State Insurance Act, 1948
23-Sep-1948 63 The Factories Act, 1948
2-Nov-1951 69 The Plantations Labour Act, 1951
4-Mar-1952 19 The Employees Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952
15-Mar-1952 35 The Mines Act, 1952
20-Dec-1955 45 The Working Journalists and other Newspaper Employees (Conditions of Service) and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1955
16-Sep-1958 29 The Working Journalists (Fixation of Rates of Wages) Act, 1958
2-Sep-1959 31 The Employment Exchanges (Compulsory Notification of Vacancies) Act, 1959
20-May-1961 27 The Motor Transport Workers Act, 1961
12-Dec-1961 53 The Maternity Benefit Act, 1961
25-Sep-1965 21 The Payment of Bonus Act, 1965
30-Nov-1966 32 The Beedi and Cigar Workers (Conditions of Employment) Act, 1966
5-Sep-1970 37 The Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970

21-Aug-1972 39 The Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972
25-Jan-1976 11 The Sales Promotion Employees (Conditions of Service) Act, 1976
9-Feb-1976 19 The Bonded Labour System (Abolition) Act, 1976
11-Feb-1976 25 The Equal Remuneration Act, 1976
11-Jun-1979 30 The Inter-State Migrant Workmen (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Act, 1979
17-Sep-1981 33 The Cine-workers Welfare Fund Act, 1981
24-Dec-1981 50 The Cine-workers and Cinema Theatre Workers (Regulation of Employment) Act, 1981
7-Dec-1986 54 The Dock Workers (Safety, Health and Welfare) Act, 1986
23-Dec-1986 61 The Child and Adolescent Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, 1986
24-Sep-1988 51 The Labour Laws (Simplification of Procedure for Furnishing Returns and Maintaining Registers by certain Establishments) Act, 1988
22-May-1993 41 The Beedi and Cigar Workers (Conditions of Employment) Amendment Act, 1993
19-Aug-1996 27 The Building and Other Construction Workers (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Act, 1996
19-Aug-1996 28 The Building and Other Construction Workers Welfare Cess Act, 1996
30-Dec-2008 33 The Unorganised Workers Social Security Act, 2008