Labour officer Kerala PSC syllabus


ASSISTANT LABOUR OFFICER GRADE – II LABOUR
(Category No.126/2018)

Introduction to Human Resource Management


Human Resource Management: Concept, objectives and functions –
organisation and administration of Human Resource Department – qualities of
Human Resource Manager- professionalization of Human Resource
Management in India – fundamentals of HRM: Job Analysis and Design of
Jobs – Human Resource Planning: Recruitment, Selection, On-boarding and
Induction.Human Resource Development (HRD) & HRIS


Human Resource Development (HRD):

Concept, Overview, Origin and
Need for HRD – approaches to HRD – HRD Competencies – Competency
Building and Development – Need Analysis – Task and Performance Analysis

Types of Training – Training Evaluation – models of evaluation – Employee
Development: approaches to Employee development – Transfers and
Promotions – Technology in Training.


Human Resource Information Systems


HRIS- role in the operation of human resources management function –
strategic advantage – HRIS Life Cycle/HR responsibility in each phase of
HRIS development – HRIS Planning and Implementation – Tools for HRIS
Development – HRIS in large and small organisations – HRIS /ERP Systems –
introduction to SAP-HR module. Use of software and online applications in
HR


Industrial Relations & Labour Welfare


Industrial Relations- conceptual framework and approaches – role of
Government, employers and trade unions in industrial relations ILO –
evolution of industrial relations and industrial conflicts; Industrial DisciplineStanding orders , Service Rules , Code of discipline – model Standing OrderDomestic Enquiry- principles of natural justice – misconduct and disciplinary
procedures, punishment, Positive Disciplinary Intervention.
Labour Welfare: historical perspective, concept and objectives, theories
and principles -Statutory, Voluntary and Mutual Welfare measures – role of
management and trade Unions- Welfare of special categories of labour:
female Labour, child labour, disabled, migrant labour, rural labour, contract
labour and apprentices.


Industrial Conflict, Trade Union Movement & Resolution of Conflict


Nature of Industrial Conflict – characteristics of Labour and Trade
Union movement in developed nations – Indian trade union movement –
purpose functions, structure, and problems of Trade Unions in India – Trade
Union Act, 1926 – recognition of Trade Unions – Collective Bargaining:
Concept, approaches, types, pre-requisites and process – Joint Management
Councils and Quality Circles – grievances and grievance handling procedure –
Industrial Disputes Act,1947: closure, strikes & lockouts – Industrial
Relations Machinery: bi-partite & tri-partite Agreement, Labour Courts &
Industrial Tribunal – collective agreements – recommendations on National
Commission on Labour – Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act,
1946 – provisions relating to public servants under Indian Penal Code,1860-
provisions relating to complaint and cognizance of offences under the Code
of Criminal Procedure, 1973


Industrial Sociology


Industrial Sociology : Nature and Scope of Industrial Sociology –
Development of Industrial Sociology – Industrialisation and Industrialism –
causes and consequences of Industrialization – Industrial and Post-Industrial
Society – Industrialisation and Social Change – Industrial Organisations:
Formal and Informal.


Industrial Sociology


Industrial Sociology: Nature and Scope of Industrial Sociology –
Development of Industrial Sociology – Industrialisation and Industrialism –
causes and consequences of Industrialization – Industrial and Post-Industrial
Society – Industrialisation and Social Change – Industrial Organisations:
Formal and Informal.


Labour and the Constitution of India


Preamble- fundamental rights- directive principles of State policy –
writ jurisdiction of the Supreme court and High courts – Public Interest
Litigations- Initiatives of the ILO and UN- Universal Declaration of Human
Rights, 1948- International Covenants of 1966- Convention on the
Elimination of All forms of Discrimination against Women,1979 – ILO
conventions ratified by India.


Other Laws relating to Workplace


Law relating to sexual harassment of women at workplace- minimum
wages- payment of wages- bonus- gratuity- employees compensation- inter
State migrant workers- maternity benefit- shops and commercial
establishments- prohibition of child labour- casual, temporary and badli
workers- head load workers-beedi and cigar workers- contract labourdomestic workers- sales promotion employees-motor transport workersequal remuneration-agricultural workers- Relevant Acts and Rules applicable
in Kerala.


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