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National Commission On Labour
Government of India setup the National Commission on Labor with the key motive to streamline issues concerned to the labor force in the country and to find genuine solution of the problems they face. This Commission was also required to guide the government for the betterment of the labor force for which timely guidance was to be given through suggestions and advices which could be implemented for strong work condition and to ensure they get their rights.
About National Commission on Labor
National Commission on Labor was established by Central Government under the Labor Act 2003, Act 651, the Industrial Relations Act, 299 of 1965 and the Labor Decree of 1967 for the betterment of the labor forces in the country. All the laws which governed the industrial relations were brought into its ambit while a step was taken for the Commission formation.
Justice P.B. Gajendragadkar was the chairman of the first National Commission on Labor which was setup on December 24, 1966. The then National Commission on Labor submitted its report to the government in August 1969. The report it had submitted were mainly to deal with the factors which could examine various aspects and issues of the labor force especially the problems they would have faced. This Commission suggested mechanisms for both organized and unorganized sectors for which effective steps were taken.
Main purpose of setting up the National Commission on Labor was that countryâ€™s industrial relations come at the more organized manner and all sorts of disputes for settlements etc. are taken care of under the proper legal system. This Commission has causal relation with the Ministry of Labor and reports its Labor Department to improve the conditions of all labor forces.
National Commission on Labor has been mandated to work and suggest all types of measures that could make things easier for the labor force. The Commission has been given the powers to explore, evaluate and suggest measures which could prove worthwhile to make the life of the labor force worthwhile. This Commission submits its reports to the Chief Labor Officer in the Ministry of Labor.
Some of the important mandates that are prescribed for National Commission on Labor include developing an effective process after thorough consultation with the various authorities concerned for development purpose to initiate a workable and effective national level voice of the labor force under the law which tackles all the issues concerned to them. National Commission on Labor advises the Ministry of Employment and Social Welfare as well for thorough assessment of the conditions and welfare of the labor force in the entire country. Consultations continue and newer steps are taken for the betterment of system and governance.
Second National Commission on Labor
It was in 2002 that the government established the second National Commission on Labor with involving Mr. Ravindra Varma to serve it as Commission chairman. The newly established Commission offered new recommendations for the labor force for better system and governance. It suggested measures for the Workers Education Schemes and to make the policies which are in the interest of the labor force.
National Commission on Labor has submitted its report to the Central Government to streamline the labor force in the country. Its report mainly concentrated on the advices and recommendations in the form of effective suggestions to put together the laws on the industrial relations and to bring them together for genuine outcome for unique solution of problems which labors face.
Report draft was submitted with several suggestions and guidelines which Central Government would implement in this regard. The government has also discussed this Commissionâ€™s report after submission in 1996 and has taken many initiatives to implement the recommendations.
Implementation of Recommendations
Once National Commission on Labor submitted its report for implementation the government took instant measures and planned for the implementation in various phases. It also approved several recommendations and guidelines to take into account for the legal bounding and to ensure that a new trend is developed through giving voice to the labor force in the country whose sufferings were of the multiple types and the concerns required immediate legal and policy based solutions.
The Ministry of Employment and Social Welfare as well as the Labor Ministry took the report keenly and developed a framework through initiating the consultation process for the better implementation over the period. As National Commission on Labor had been given the status of a statutory body which recommended changes in the labor laws its impact is powerful for the sustainable labor related reforms.