Commissioner of Labour


The main objectives of the office of the Commissioner of Labour are to maintain peace & harmony in every industry of Maharashtra, which leads to improvement in the quality, productivity and growth of the economy of Maharashtra; to ensure that the workers get better living conditions, wages and social security and to improve their living standard with the implementation of various Labour Laws.

Acts implemented by office of the Commissioner of Labour

  • Industrial Disputes Act, 1947.
  • Bombay Industrial Relations Act, 1946.
  • The Trade Unions Act, 1926.
  • Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act, 1946.
  • Minimum Wages Act, 1948.
  • The Payment of Wages Act, 1936.
  • Equal Remuneration Act, 1976.
  • Payment of Bonus Act, 1965.
  • Maharashtra Workmen’s Minimum House Rent Allowance Act, 1983.
  • The Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, 1986.
  • The Bombay Shops & Establishment Act, 1948.
  • Bonded Labour System (Abolition) Act, 1976.
  • The Beedi & Cigar Workers (Conditions of Employment) Act, 1966.
  • The Contract Labour (Regulation & Abolition) Act, 1970.
  • Building & Other Construction Workers (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Act, 1996.
  • Working Journalists and Other Newspaper Employees (Conditions of Service and Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1955.
  • Sales Promotion Employees (Conditions and Services) Act, 1976.
  • The Interstate Migrant Workmen (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Act, 1979.
  • Motor Transport Workers Act, 1961.
  • Labour Law (Exemption from Furnishing Returns and Maintaining Registers by Certain Establishments) Amendent Bill, 2011.
  • Collection of Statistics Act, 1953.
  • Right to Information Act, 2005.
  • Weekly Holidays Act, 1942.
  • The Maternity Benefit Act, 1961.
  • Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972.
  • The Maharashtra Mathadi and Other Manual Workers (Regulation of Employment and Welfare) Act, 1969.
  • Maharashtra Private Security Guards (Regulation of Employment and Welfare) Act, 1981.
  • The Maharashtra Domestic Workers Welfare Board Act, 2008.
  • The Unorganized Workers Social Security Act, 2008.
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