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Department of Labour Department of Labour

1.  Name of the Administrative Department: Labour Department, Punjab

2.  Minister In charge:

Name e-mail Telephone Nos. Photograph
Office Residence Mobile
Capt. Amarinder Singh
Chief Minister Punjab
cmo
@punjab.gov.in
0172-2740325,
2740769,
2743463
0172-2741458,
2741322
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3.  Additional Chief Secretary / Financial Commissioner / Principal Secretary / Secretary of Administrative Department:

Name & Designation e-mail Telephone Nos.
Office Residence Mobile
Sh. Sanjay Kumar IAS
Principal Secretary
psl@punjab.gov.in 0172-2740897 - -

 

4. Head of Department:

Name & Designation e-mail Telephone Nos.
Office Residence Mobile
Sh. Tejinder Singh Dhaliwal IAS
Labour Commissioner Punjab
tsdhaliwal59
@gmail.com
0172-2704847 - -

 

5.  Business Rules of the department:

The Primary duties of the department are-

1. Enforcement of labour law.

2. Maintenance of Industrial peace.

3. To ensure safety, health and welfare of workers.

 

6.  Services provided by Deaprtment:

  1. Registration of Factories under the Factories Act, 1948. The Deputy Director of Factories & Assistant Director of Factories ensures that the occupiers of factories take necessary safety measures so that health and safety of workers can be protected.
  2. Registration of Shops & Commercial Establishments Act under the Punjab Shops & Commercial Establishments Act, 1958. Notified cities/ towns under the Act to regulate the working hours of the establishments and enforce weekly off day and ensuring health and safety of employees.
  3. Registration of the employers under the Contract Labour (Regulation & Abolition) Act, 1970 licensing of contractors under the Act to regulate the working conditions of contract labour and abolition of contract labour in certain cases.
  4. Registration of employers and licensing of contractors under the Inter State Migrant Workmen (Regulation of Employment & Conditions of Service) Act, 1979 to regulate the conditions of employment of migrant workers.
  5. Registration of Motor Transport under the Motor Transport Workers Act, 1961.
  6. Registration of employers and licensing of contractors under the Building & Other Constructions Workers (Regulation of Employment & Conditions of Service) Act, 1996.
  7. Registration of trade unions under the Trade Union Act, 1926.
  8. Certification of standing orders under the Industrial Employment Standing Orders Act, 1946.
  9. Fixation/ Revision of minimum wages under Minimum Wages Act, 1948.
  10. Grants permission for layoff/retrenchment of workers in industrial establishments employing hundred or more workers.
  11. Grants permission for closure of industrial establishments employing hundred or more workers.
  12. Appellate authority under the Payment of Gratuity Act 1972.

 

7.  Names of Board / Corporations / Commissions / Societies working under the control of the Administrative Department along with information of their Heads as under:

Name & Designation e-mail Telephone Nos. Official Website
Office
Sh. Tejinder Singh Dhaliwal IAS
Secretary-cum-Chief Execuitve
Officer of the Punjab Building
and Other Construction Workers
Welfare Board
tsdhaliwal59
@gmail.com
0172-2704847 bocw.punjab.gov.in
Sh. Tejinder Singh Dhaliwal IAS
Welfare Commissioner of
Punjab Labour Welfare Board
    pblabour.gov.in

 

8.  Important Documents:

S. No. Details Download Link

 Office Manuals

1 Work Description
2 Activities by Public Authority
3 Organization Chart

Acts and Rules

1 Punjab Factories Rule 1952
2 Bonded Labour System (Abolition) Act,1976
3 Bonded Labour Systems Rules
4 Central Sector Scheme for Rehabilitation of Bonded Labourer -2016
5 Punjab Building and Other Construction Workers (RECS) Rules, 2008
6 Child Labour (Prohibition & Regulation) Act, 1986
7 Child Labour (Punjab Rules), 1997
8 NCLP Guidelines(Revised on 01.04.2016)
9 Contract Labour (Punjab) Rules, 1973
10 Contract Labour (Regulation & Abolition) Act, 1970
11 Equal Remuneration (Punjab) Rules, 1976
12 Equal Remuneration Act, 1976
13 Factories Act, 1948
14 Industrial Disputes (Punjab) Rules
15 Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act, 1946
16 Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Rules
17 Inter-State Migrant Workmen (Regulation of Employment and Co
18 Migrate workmen rules
19 Inustrial Disputes Act, 1947
20 Maternity Benefit (Punjab) Rules, 1967
21 Maternity Benefit Act, 1961
22 Minimum Wages Act, 1948
23 Minimum Wages Act, 1948 (Notifications/Corrigendums)
24 Minimum Wages Rules
25 Motor Transport Workers (Punjab) Rules, 1963
26 Motor Transport Workers Act, 1961
27 Payment of Bonus Act, 1965
28 Payment of Bonus Rules
29 Payment of Gratuity (Punjab) Rules
30 Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972
31 Payment of Wages Act, 1936
32 Payment of wages Rules
33 Punjab Industrial Establishments (National & festival Holidays and casual and sick leaves) rules, 1966
34 Punjab Industrial Establishments (National & Festival Holidays and casual and sick leaves) rules, 1965
35 Punjab Shops and Commercial Establishments Act, 1958
36 Shop Act Rules
37 The Labour Laws (Exemption from Furnishing Returns and Maintaining Registers by certain establishments) Act, 1988
38 The Punjab Industrial Housing Act, 1956
39 The Punjab Industrial Housing Rules, 1956
40 The Punjab Labour Welfare Fund Act, 1965
41 The Punjab Labour Welfare Fund Rules, 1966
42 The Sales Promotion Act
43 The Sales Promotion Employees (Conditions Of Service) Rules, 1976
44 The Trade Unions Act, 1926
45 Trade Union Rules
46 The Working Journalists Act
47 The Working Journalists Rules
48 The Workmen's Compensation Act, 1923
49 The Workmen's Compensation Rules, 1924

 

For detailed information:

Department's Website: pblabour.gov.in