In many countries, law have been passed prohibiting discrimination between men and women in matters relating to payment of wages for similar work. The State Policy article 39 of the Constitution envisages that the State shall direct its policy, among other things, towards securing that there is equal pay for equal work for both men and women. The International Womens Year, President of India promulgated the Equal Remuneration Ordinance, on 26th September, to provide for the payment of equal remuneration to men and women workers. Article 39 a states that the citizens, men and women, equally, have the right to an adequate means of livelihood. Article 39 d that there is equal pay for equal work for both men and women. Article 16 2 makes a specific mention that no citizen shall on ground only of.
Equal Remuneration Acts and Rules, | Ministry of Labour & Employment
Central Sphere: The Act is being implemented by the Central Government in relation to any employment carried on by or under the authority of the Central Government or a railway administration, or in relation to a banking company, a mine, oil field or major port or any corporation established by or under a Central Act. Assistant Labour Commissioners have been appointed as authorities for the purpose of hearing and deciding complaints with regard to the contravention of any provision of the Act, claims arising out of nonpayment of wages at equal rate to men and women workers. The Regional Labour Commissioners have been appointed as appellate authorities to hear complaints in respect of cases decided by the ALCs. State Sphere: In respect of all employments other than those where the Central Government is the appropriate Government, the implementation rests with the State Governments. In the case of employments where the State Government are appropriate authorities, the enforcement of the provisions of the E.
To Create awareness among them about their legal rights and duties. Basically The parliament enacted the Equal Remuneration Act, for giving Effect to the provisions of constitution , and. Some Important points related to Act
In this project I have analyzed the main Articles of our Indian Constitution which protects , supports , and act as a guideline to various labour laws for their effective implementation and functioning. The main Articles are Art 14, 16,19 1 c , 21, Art 14 of the Indian Constitution explains the concept of Equality before law. The concept of equality does not mean absolute equality among human beings which is physically not possible to achieve. It is a concept implying absence of any special privilege by reason of birth, creed or the like in favour of any individual, and also the equal subject of all individuals and classes to the ordinary law of the land.