ded into four parts-Part I, Industrial Relations; Part II, Industrial Disputes; Part III, Labour Welfare; and Part IV, Safety and Occupational Health, the book provides a detailed discussion on labour-management relations, different aspects of trade unions, and their management and legislative background. Dr. Sivarethinamohan gives a masterly analysis of the major areas of industrial relations, namely, industrial disputes and their resolution, the philosophy of labour welfare as well as the statutory and non-statutory measures for labour welfare, the Government machinery for labour welfare, and collective bargaining which contributes in a significant way to better industrial relations. In the concluding part, the author dwells on industrial accidents and safety for preventing industrial disasters, mines safety and safety management, industrial hygiene, workplace discipline, counselling and the legal framework for industrial safety and health. Key Features : Each chapter starts with a case study written in a story style for a better grasp of the chapter. Provides Case Studiesto illustrate the theories discussed. Two Appendices at the end of the book provide the complete text of Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, 1986, and Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970. The book's website, http://www.phindia.com/srm
, gives more real-time cases, experimental cases and cases relating to the subject decided by the courts of India as well as those of other countries. Primarily intended as a text for undergraduate and postgraduate students of management and commerce, the book would also be useful to the students pursuing courses in chartered accountancy, ICWA courses, and diploma courses in industrial relations and labour laws. In addition, practising managers should find this book very useful.