The Railway Service (Conduct) Rules 1966 (21.03.1966)

The Railway Service (Conduct) Rules 1966 (21.03.1966)

The Railway servants are governed by the Railway Service Conduct Rules 1966, which lays down the standard of conduct expected of every Railway Servants and member of their family.

Rule 3 : General

1. Every Railway servants shall at all time
i. Maintain absolute integrity
ii. Maintain devotion to duty and
iii. Do nothing which is unbecoming of a Railway or Railway employee

2. i. Every Railway employee holding a supervisory post shall take all possible steps to ensure the integrity and devotion to duty of Railway servant who are under this control.

FACTORY ACT 1948 (23rd September 1948)

FACTORY ACT 1948 (23rd September 1948)

Introduction:

Factory Act has given effect from 01.01.1949. It regulates the various obligations that an “Occupier” has to fulfill in connection with Health, Welfare, safety, Hours of employment, Leave, O.T., Rest etc.

Applicability:

This Act applies to all Railway Workshops & Production Units but does not extended to Loco Sheds & C&W Depots.

Aims & Object :

INDUSTRIAL DISPUTE ACT 1947

INDUSTRIAL DISPUTE ACT 1947( 01.04.1947 )

Introduction:

This act is based on the principle of social security and justice. It came into force on the first day of April, 1947 and is called as “Industrial Dispute Act 1947”.

Aims & Objects:

This act aims making provisions for the investigation & settlements of industrial disputes.

Applicability:

This act extends to whole of the India

SOME IMPORTANT DEFINITIONS:

EMPLOYEE’S COMPENSATION ACT 1923

EMPLOYEE’S COMPENSATION ACT 1923 (01.07.1927 )

Introduction

This Act is called as employee’s compensation Act 1923. The bill was passed by the legislature which received the Royal assent & It came into force on the First Day of July, 1924 and it has been amended in the year 1995. It extends to the whole of India.

Aims & Object:

Under this Act, an employer is liable to pay compensation to the employees working under him subject to he following conditions. :
1. If personal injury is caused to a workmen.
2. This injury should be by accident.
3. The accident should be arisen out of and in the course of employment.
4. The injury results death of workmen or any type of disablement of workmen.

The Minimum Wages Act

The Minimum Wages Act 1948 (15.03.1948)

Introduction

The Act is called Minimum Wages Act 1948 came into force from 15.03.1948 & amended in 1961. It extends to whole of India except J&K.

Aims and Objects.

This act aims at

i) Fixing the minimum wages in certain employments where wages are low in order to prevent exploitation of unorganised labour,.
ii) Payment of wages without any unauthorized deduction.