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Study of Factories Act Provisions and Industrial Relations in Manufacturing Sector


  • Neeraj Kumari
  • Rajnish Ratna


The organizations of the manufacturing sector have to update themselves and insure proper compliance of the provisions of the Factories Act 1948. The aim of the research is to study health, safety and welfare provisions of Factories Act 1948 and finding the relationship of these provisions on industrial relations in manufacturing sector of Gujarat. It is a descriptive research. First hand data was collected through designed questionnaire from two leading metals manufacturing companies of Gujarat. Using convenience sampling technique data has been collected from 100 participants. From the analysis it is found that majority of the respondents are satisfied with health, safety and welfare provisions practiced in the manufacturing sector. These provisions have a very high relation with Industrial Relations. Therefore strict administration policies have to be undertaken by the companies to monitor these provisions and have to be monitored on a greater scale.

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  • Neeraj Kumari & Rajnish Ratna, 2014. "Study of Factories Act Provisions and Industrial Relations in Manufacturing Sector," Journal of Public Policy & Governance, Research Academy of Social Sciences, vol. 1(1), pages 45-50.
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    1. Bruce E. Kaufman, 2010. "The Theoretical Foundation of Industrial Relations and its Implications for Labor Economics and Human Resource Management," ILR Review, Cornell University, ILR School, vol. 64(1), pages 74-108, October.
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