Functions and Activities

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Main functions/activities of the Public Authority.

The department, in order to achieve its objectives, performs the following functions.

  • Holds conciliation proceedings for settlement of industrial disputes.
  • Decides quasi-judicial cases under various labour laws.
  • Conducts inspections under various labour laws.
  • Implements of awards/orders of labour courts/Industrial Tribunals.
  • Issues registration certificate/licenses under various labour laws.
  • Registers trade unions.
  • Certifies standing orders under Industrial Establishment Standing Orders Act 1946.
  • Decides Appeals under different labour laws.
  • Adjudicates Industrial Disputes through adjudication machinery i.e. through Labour Courts/Industrial Tribunal.