Introduction The engagement of contract labour has observed a significant rise in number across various establishments. The ratio of contract workers to regular employees in IT companies is shifting at a fast rate. The Government of Andhra Pradesh has amended the provisions of the Contract Labour Act (‘CLRA Act’) stipulating the core and non-core activities.
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Category: Contract Labour (Regulation & Abolition) Act, 1970
Engagement of Contract Labour proves to be beneficial in speedy completion of assigned work according to specifications and eases burden of the principal employer with respect to extensive supervision and control. Though well intended, the engagement may raise suspicion and questions by labour authorities and courts, if not executed with proper care and caution. The
Registration and License Requirements Under the Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970
In an establishment where twenty or more (fifty or more in Goa, Bihar, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Tripura and Karnataka) workmen are employed on any day in the preceding year as contract labour, the provisions of the Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970 [CLRA Act] become applicable. A workman is deemed to be employed as
The Contract Labour (Regulation & Abolition) Act, 1970 (CLRA Act) regulates employment of contract labour and provides for abolition of contract labour in certain cases. The question of applicability of the CLRA Act to an establishment frequently becomes a matter of concern for employers. Following points may serve as a guidance note for employers in