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, Balangir:
To maintain Industrial peace and harmony for boosting up production and productivity of the Industrial Organizations and to have a contended work force in Balangir district.
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 Balangir 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 Officer was upgraded after creation of Balangir District and Office of the District Labour Officer, Balangir was started functioning with effect from 30.09.1962 and before Assistant Labour Officer was established 1960.
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 Balangir, 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:
Industrial Disputes Act, 1947
Minimum Wages Act, 1948
Payment of Wages Act, 1936
Inter State Migrant Workmen (RE & CS) Act, 1979
Child Labour (P & R) Act, 1986
Equal Remuneration Act, 1976
Beedi & Cigar Workers (CE) Act, 1966
Contract Labour (R & A) Act, 1970
Motor Transport Workers Act, 1961
Payment of Bonus Act, 1965
Industrial Employment (S.O.) Act, 1946
Maternity Benefit Act, 1961
Sales Promotion Employees (C&S) Act, 1976
Trade Union Act, 1926
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