Particulars of Organization, Functions & Duties
[Section-4 (1) (b) (i)]
1. Aims and objectives of the Organization:
The primary aim and objectives of the Office of the District Labour Officer, Nilgiri, Dist. Balasore:
(i) To maintain Industrial peace and harmony for boosting up production and productivity of the Industrial Organizations and to have a contended work force in Nilgiri Sub-Division of Balasore district.(ii) To protect the working class from any exploitation.
2. Mission/ Vision:
The vision and mission of this office is to implement the different provisions of labour laws in the Nilgiri Sub-Division of Balasore district for safe guard of the working class people and quick redressal of their grievances.
3. Brief History and Background for its Establishment:
The office of the District Labour Officer, Nilgiri came into existence on and from 18.9.1980 functioning in a Private building at Nilgiri.
4. Duties of the Public Authority:
In order to look after the implementation of different provisions of various labour laws in the industrial establishments situated in the Nilgiri Sub-Division of Balasore district, the officers of the labour machinery in the Sub-Division have been declared as Inspectors under different labour laws, Conciliation Officers under the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 by the Govt. of Odisha. The duty of the officer is to intervene when any industrial dispute is existed or apprehended between the parties and try to promote a settlement. In case, no settlement is arrived at, the conciliation officer submits report to the Govt. Who in turn refer the dispute to Labour Court or Industrial Tribunal for adjudication.
In order to protect the interest of the workers the officers/ inspectors posted in this office enforce the provisions of following labour enactments:
(i) Industrial Disputes Act, 1947(ii) Minimum Wages Act, 1948(iii) Payment of Wages Act, 1936(iv) Inter State Migrant Workmen (RE & CS) Act, 1979(v) Child Labour (P & R) Act, 1986(vi) Equal Remuneration Act, 1976(vii) Beedi & Cigar Workers (CE) Act, 1966(viii) Contract Labour (R & A) Act, 1970(ix) Motor Transport Workers Act, 1961(x) Payment of Bonus Act, 1965(xi) Industrial Employment (S.O.) Act, 1946(xii) Maternity Benefit Act, 1961(xiii) Sales Promotion Employees (C & S) Act, 1976 (xiv) Trade Union Act, 1926 (xv) Building & Other Construction Workers (RE & CS) Act, 1996 (xvi) Building & Other Construction Workers Welfare Cess Act, 1966
While implementing the provisions of labour laws, when any violations of provisions of Labour laws detected by the officers/Inspector, tried their best to resolve the matter immediately, in case of failure they prefer prosecutions and claim cases before the Court of law as per the provisions of law.
5. Main Activities/ Functions of the public Authority:
Same as described above.
6. Organization Structure:
The Asst. Labour Officer is the Head of Office assisted by one Rural Labour Inspector, one ministerial staff & one peon.
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