Functions and Activities

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.