Commissioner of Labour

Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act, 1946

The provisions of the Act are applicable in Maharashtra State on Industrial Establishment, as Defined in the Act and employing 50 or more employees. The Employer of such an Industrial Establishment is under an obligation to follow the Model Standing Orders under the Act, till he obtains Certified Standing Order under the Act from the Competent Authority (Deputy Commissioner of Labour) to suit the local requirements of his Establishment. For this he has to follow the procedure laid down under the Act. Such Standing Orders are also settled under the Bombay Industrial Relations Act, 1946, pending which the Model Standing Orders framed for the industry are discipline in an Industrial establishment, which help in eliminating many industrial disputes.

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