- Maintenance of Industrial peace.
- Ensuring wages, safety, welfare, working hours, weekly & other holidays, leave,, bonus and gratuity etc. for workers.
- Promotion of welfare and social security of workers by implementation of schemes.
- Maintenance of harmonious Industrial relations by resolving industrial disputes and facilitation of fair wage settlements through conciliation and adjudication.
- Fixation, revision and ensuring payment of Minimum Wages to the workers in 73 Scheduled Employments.
- Settlement of claims for wages, Employees’ Compensation, Gratuity, Bonus etc., for workers through summary quasi-judicial proceedings.
- Registration and Licensing of Establishments and collection of labour welfare fund.
Registration of Trade Unions.
Rescue and release of child labour.
Certification of Standing Orders for Industries.
Assessment and collection of Cess from construction works.
Registration of building and other construction workers.
Registration of unorganized workers.
- Labour Acts implementation.
- Conciliation under Industrial Disputes Act.
- Registration of Trade Unions.
- Registering/Licensing of Shops, Establishments.
- Collection and assessment of Cess from construction works.
- Registration of building and other construction workers and unorganized workers.
Activities under other Important Acts:
|a.||Payment of Wages Act, 1936: An Act to regulate payment of wages without delay and illegal deductions.|
|b.||Shops and Establishments Act, 1988 : Registration and Renewal of Shops and Establishments, Regulation of Service Conditions of the Employees working in Shops and Establishments viz. working hours, holidays, leave, Welfare, safety and health measures etc|
|c.||Contract Labour(Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970: Registration of Principal employers and Licensing of Contractors – Regulation of Service Conditions of the Contract Employees viz. wages, working hours, holidays, leave, Welfare and health measures etc.|
|d.||Inter State Migrant Workmen(ROE&COS) Act, 1979: Registration of Principal employers and Licensing of Contractors engaging Inter State Migrant Workmen and regulation of their service conditions viz. wages, working hours, holidays, leave, welfare and health measures etc|
|e.||Industrial Employment(Standing Orders) Act, 1946: Certification of Standing Orders of all establishments having 50 or more employees. Standing Orders specify certain service conditions of the employees viz. classification of employees, shift working, attendance, leave procedure, termination, transfer etc.|
|f.||Beedi and Cigar Workers(Conditions of Employment) Act, 1966: Provides for welfare of the workers in beedi and cigar establishments and regulation of their conditions of work etc. Establishments are required to be licensed and renewed every year.|
|g.||Payment of Bonus Act, 1965: Provides for payment of bonus to persons employed in establishments having more than 10 employees. The minimum bonus is 8.33% and the maximum is 20%.|
|h.||Motor Transport Workers Act, 1961: Provides for regulation of conditions of Employment of Motor Transport Workers viz. hours of work, rest, leave, holidays, medical and welfare facilities etc|
|i.||Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972: Provides for payment of gratuity to the employees engaged in factories, mines, oil fields, plantations, ports, railway companies, shops and establishments and educational institutions and for compulsory insurance. Maximum gratuity is Rs.10 lakhs.|
|j.||Trade Unions’ Act,1926: Provides for Registration of Trade Unions and for regulation of their functioning.|
DETAILS OF WELFARE SCHEMES WHICH ARE BEING IMPLEMENTED BY THE TELANGANA BUILDING & OTHER CONSTRUCTION WORKERS’ WELFARE BOARD, HYDERABAD, FOR THE BENEFIT OF CONSTRUCTION WORKERS IN THE STATE
Name of the Scheme
Details of Scheme
Amount of benefit (in Rupees)
|1||Marriage Gift||Financial Assistance to the Unmarried Women registered Building & Other construction worker and also to the two daughters of the registered building & Other construction workers.||Rs . 30,000/-|
|2||Maternity Benefit||Maternity benefit for Women registered building & Other construction worker, Wife of the male registered building & Other construction worker and two daughters of the either male or female registered building & Other construction worker limited to two deliveries each.||Rs . 30,000/- 01-05-2017 (onwards)|
|3||Fatal Accident Relief||Relief to the nominee / dependents / legal heir of the registered building & Other construction worker who dies on the spot or due to the injuries caused by the accident occurred either in the work place or anywhere else.||Up to Rs . 4,00,000/-Total Disability Rs.5,00,000/-
|4||Disability Relief||Relief to the registered building & Other construction worker sustaining injuries caused by an accident occurring either in work place or anywhere else resulting in total permanent disability / partial permanent disability (The extent of disability will be decided as per procedure under Employees’ Compensation Act).||Up to Rs . 4,00,000/-
Total Disability Rs.5,00,000/-
|(a) Total permanent disability|
|(b) Partial permanent disability|
|G.O.Ms.No.28, dated.28-04-2016, LET&F (Labour) Department, Telangana.|
|5||Disability aids and appliances||To provide artificial limbs and wheel chair / tricycle to the registered construction worker who lost limbs in an accident that occurred either in the work place or anywhere else resulting in disability. To ascertain the details of the product and its cost of the artificial limbs and wheel chair / tricycle etc”.||Cost of the product depending upon the disability requirement 28-04-2016 (onwards)|
|Through M/s Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation of India, Kanpur a Government of India organisation.|
|G.O.Ms.No.30, dated.28-04-2016, LET&F (Labour) Department, Telangana.|
|6||Natural Death Relief||Relief to the nominee / dependents / legal heir of the registered building & Other construction worker in case of natural death.||Rs . 1,00,000/-
|G.O.Ms.No.29, dated. 29-06-2018, LET&F (Labour) Department, Telangana.|
|7||Hospitalization Relief||Financial assistance @ Rs.300/- per day and maximum Rs.4,500/-per month to the registered building & Other construction worker for hospitalization due to accident or terminal disease||Maximum Rs . 4,500/- Per Month
@ Rs . 300/- Per Day
|G.O.Ms.No.15, dated. 29-04-2017, LET&F (Labour) Department, Telangana.|
|8||Funeral Expenses||Expenses for the funeral are provided in case of||Rs . 30,000/-
|1. Fatal accident/Natural Death of Registered workers.|
|2. Accidental Death of un-registered worker in the course of employment; and|
|3. Charges for transportation of body of the deceased worker, who died in accident in the course of employment to his native place @ Rs.20/- per K.M.|
|G.O.Ms.No.14 dated. 29-04-2017, LET&F (Labour) Department, Telangana.|
|9||Skill Development Training||Training in safety and hygiene and skill up-gradation.||Rs . 300/- per day per trainee as stipend
|(a) 15 days residential skill development training programme in construction trades for registered BOC workers|
|(b) 15 days Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) training Programme at work site.|
|(c) 90 days residential skill development training programme in construction trades for un-employed youth of dependent of registered construction workers.|
|(d) 90 days skill development training programme in curtain & garment stitching for unemployed girls / women of dependents of registered construction workers.|
|G.O.Ms.No.63, dated: 06-09-2016, LET&F (Lab-IV) Department.|
|10||Relief to the unregistered workers||1. Fatal Accidental Relief: Death occurred at work-site.||Rs . 50,000/- Rs . 20,000/-
Rs . 10,000/-
|2. Disability Relief:|
|(i) 50% and above Partial Permanent Disability to the worker.|
|(ii) 50% below Partial Permanent Disability.|
|G.O.Ms.No.63, dt.21-11-2011, LET&F (Lab-IV) Department.|