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Violation of Contract Labour Act, 1970

Central Industrial Relations Machinery (CIRM) enforces various labour laws including the Contract Labour (Regulation & Abolition) Act, 1970. The country-wide network of Dy. Chief Labour Commissioners and Regional Labour Commissioners under the control of Chief Labour Commissioner (Central) is mandated to settle the complaints/claims in regard to grievances/complaints arising out of the enforcement of various labour laws. Besides, a grievance redressal mechanism exists in the States/UTs in respect of the grievances pertaining to establishments coming under the State Sphere. For effective implementation of various labour laws, regular inspections are conducted by the Officers of Central Industrial Relations Machinery (CIRM).
The details of convictions made under the Contract Labour (Regulation & Abolition) Act, 1970 during the last three years is as under:

Year
2013-14
2014-  15
2015-16
No. of Convictions
1476
890
2009

The details in respect of cancellation of licenses under the Contract Labour (Regulation & Abolition) Act, 1970 is as under:

Year
No. of licensed contractor at the beginning of the year
B/f
No. of new licenses issued
No. of licenses
No. of licensed contractor at the end of the year
No. of contract labour covered by such licenses
Cancelled/
revoked
Expired
Total
(a)
(b)
(a+b)
2013-14
36790
14710
18
10299
10317
41183
1967747
2014-15
41183
14371
66
11666
11732
43822
1903170
2015-16
43822
16255
175
10877
11052
49025
2092673

This information was given by Shri Bandaru Dattatreya, the Minister of State (IC) for Labour and Employment, in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha


Courtesy: pib.nic.in

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