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 Asst. Labour Commissioner, Jajpur Zone, Jajpur Road:
(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 Jajpur 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 district of Jajpur 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 Assistant Labour Commissioner came in to existence on and from 14.09.2007 after up gradation of the office of the District Labour Officer, Jajpur functioning at Jajpur Road since 08.12.1989. The erstwhile office of the Asst. Labour Officer, Jajpur, Jajpur Road since its inception started functioning in 1970.
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 district of Jajpur, the officers of the labour machinery in the district 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 were detected by the officers/ inspectors, they prefer prosecutions and claim cases before the Court of law as per the provisions of law.
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