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Commentaries on Trade Unions Act, 1926

V.K. Kharbanda & Vipul Kharbanda

Designation : -   Law Publishing

Organization : -  Labour Law Digest (2016)

01-Sep-2021

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Concept of Trade Union Law is that our constitution provides right to form association as a fundamental right, in respect of trade union, its formation, functions, obligations and right; trade union law regulate the same.

Its understanding has gained significant importance with the rise of Industrialisation and trade unionism in the country.

The Trade Unions Act, 1926 is one amongst a group of labour law legislations in India which were enacted to give employees various benefits and encourage them to take steps for collective bargaining. In a country like India the importance of welfare legislations, especially in the field of labour laws cannot be over emphasized. This is proved by the high number of instances in which the Trade Unions Act is invoked and the number of cases delivered by the various courts in the country which are continuously interpreting the provisions of the Act in newer light and newer contexts.

It was due to this increase in the number of cases on the Trade Unions Act and the various interpretations given by these cases as well as amendments in light of India’s recent push towards a more liberalized economy, that the authors felt the need to revise and update this book Commentaries on Trade Unions Act, 1926 with the latest case laws and amendments. This book contains cases till December 2020 from the major labour law journals of the country and also contains the major rules and regulations such as the Central Trade Unions Regulations, 1938; important state regulations, etc.

This book will be extremely useful for Employers, Employees, Trade Unions, Lawyers, Industrial Tribunals, Labour Courts and all those dealing with concerned with Labour Laws.

Language of the book is simple, style succint and appealing.

Authors have discueed the provisions of the Act, very inteligently divided in to 321synopsis points to make readers easy to catch and understand the point.