Labor Regulations, Welfare & Social Security

Employment and Training

The Employment Exchanges (Compulsory Notification of Vacancies) Act, 1959, provides for compulsory notification of vacancies to employment exchanges. It applies to all establishments in the public sector and to such establishments in the private sector as may be notified by the appropriate government from time to time.13 The Apprentices Act, 1961, aims to provide practical training to technically qualified persons in various trades. The objective is the promotion of new and skilled manpower. The scheme is also extended to engineers and diploma-holders. The Act requires employers to hire apprentices in certain designated trades as notified by the government. The Act specifies the obligations of employers and apprentices, the standard of education/physical fitness, duration of the training, terms, and conditions of the contract, payment, health, safety, welfare, working hours, etc

  • 13.Employment & Training, Acts and Rules, Ministry of Labor & Employment, in/sites/default/files/THEEMPLOYMENACT1959.pdf, accessed 18 September 2020
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