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LABOUR UNITY- DOCUMNETS

PUNJAB

INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS

ORDINANCE, 2010

 

 

CONTENTS

 

Section No:                TITLE                                                                

 

 1:       Short title, extent, application and  

          Commencement                                           

  2:     Definitions.                                           

                                                                                              

3:       Trade Unions and Freedom of                       

          Association                                                                             

4:        Application  for  Registration                                                             

5:         Requirement for Applications.                                                  

6:         Requirements for Registration                                                   

 7:         Disqualification for being an officer of a Trade Union.               

8:         Registered Trade Union to maintain Register etc.                                  

 9:         Registration                                                                                          10:       Transfer of Officer of Trade Union during pendency of

            Application for Registration.                                                                 

11:       Certificate of Registration.                                                                    

12:       Cancellation of Registration                                                                  

13:       Appeal Against Cancellation                                                                

14:       Registrar of Trade Unions                                                                    

15:       Powers and Functions of Registrar.                                                      

16:       Incorporation of Registered Trade Union.                                             

17:       Unfair Labour Practices on the part of Employers.                                

18:    Unfair Labour Practices on the part of Workmen.     

19:       Law of Conspiracy limited in application.                                              

20:       Immunity from Civil Suit in certain cases.                                              

 21:       Enforceability of Agreement.                                                                

22:       Registration of Federation of Trade Unions and Confederation  

23:       Returns.                                                                                               

24:       Collective Bargaining Agent.                                                                

25:       Determination of Collective Bargaining Unit.                             

26:       Appeals.                                                                                              

27:       Power of Registrar.                                                                              

28:       Check Off.                                                                                          

29:       Shop Steward to act as link between Labour and Management 

30:       Workers Participation in Management.                                     

31:       Joint Management Board.                                                                    

32:       Inspector.                                                                                            

33        Penalty for Obstructing Inspector.                                                        

34:       Penalty for contravening Section 30 or Section 31                                

35:       Works Council.                                                                                   

36:       Function of Work Council.                                                                   

37:       Redress of individual Grievances.                                                         

38:       Negotiations relating to differences and disputes.                                  

39:       Conciliator.                                                                                          

40:       Notice of Strike or Lock-Out.                                                             

41:       Conciliation after notice of strike or lock out.                            

42:       Proceedings before Conciliator.                                                           

43:       Arbitration.                                                                                          

44:       Strike and Lock Out.                                                                           

45:       Strike or Lock Out in Public utility services.                                          

46:       Application to Labour Court.                                                               

47:       Raising of INDUSTRIAL DISPUTE by Federation.                             

48:       Labour Court.                                                                                     

49:       Procedure and Powers of Labour Court.                                              

50:       Awards and Decisions of Labour Court                                               

51:       Labour Appellate Tribunal.                                                                  

52:       Settlements and awards on whom binding.                                            

53:       Effective date of settlement, award, etc.                                    

54:       Commencement and Conclusion of proceedings.                                  

55:       Certain matters to be kept confidential.                                     

56:       Raising of Industrial Disputes.                                                   

57:       Prohibition on serving notice of Strike or Lock Out

           while proceeding pending.                                                                     

58:       Powers of Labour Court and Tribunals to prohibit strike.                      

59:       Illegal Strike and Lock Out.                                                                 

60:       Procedure in cases of illegal strikes or lock outs.                                   

61:       Conditions of service to remain unchanged while

proceeding  pending.                                                                             …………27

62:       Removal of fix assets.                                                                           …………28

63:       Protection of certain persons.                                                                …………28

64:       Representation of parties.                                                                      …………28

65:       Interpretation of settlement and awards.                                                …………28

66:       Recovery of money due from an employer under

            settlement or award.                                                                             …………28

67:       Performance of functions pending ascertainment of

            collective bargaining agent.                                                                    …………29

68:       Penalty for unfair labour practices.                                                         …………29

69:       Penalty for committing breach of settlement.                                          …………29

70:       Penalty for failing to implement settlement.                                             …………29

71:       Penalty for false statement.                                                                    …………29

72:       Penalty for discharging officer of trade union in

certain circumstances.                                                                           …………30

73:       Penalty for Embezzlement or Misappropriation of Funds.                       …………30

74:       Penalty for other offences.                                                                     …………30

75:       Offence to be non-cognizable.                                                   …………30

76:       Offences by Corporation.                                                                     …………30

77:       Trial of Offences.                                                                                  …………30  

78:       Indemnity.                                                                                            …………30

79:       Registrar , etc, to be public servants.                                                     …………30

80:       Limitation.                                                                                            …………30

81:       Power to make rules.                                                                            …………30

82:       Repeal and savings.                                                                              …………30

83:       Transfer of cases from National Industrial Relations Commissions          …………31

84:       Removal of Difficulties.                                                             …………31

 

            SCHEDULE:                                                                                       …………31

 

 

               

    ( A presentation of the All Pakistan Federation of United Trade Unions )

               Imtiaz Labour Hall, Faizabad, GUJRAT – Pakistan(Ph:+92-53-353 3736)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                          (  1  )

AN

ORDINANCE

 

 

          To formulate the law relating to formation of trade unions, regulation and improvement of relations between employers and workmen.

 

            Whereas the Governor of the Punjab is satisfied that circumstances exist which render it necessary to take immediate action:

 

            Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred under clause ( 1 ) of Article 128 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, the Governor of the Punjab is pleased to make and promulgate the following Ordinance:

 

1: Short Title, extent , application and commencement:-

 

1:         This Ordinance may be cited as the Punjab Industrial Relations Ordinance 2010.

2:         It extends to the whole of the Punjab.

3:         It shall apply to all persons employed in any establishment or industry, but shall

not apply to any person employed:

 

(a)                In the Police or any of the Defense Services of Pakistan or any services or

            Installations exclusively connected with or incidental to the Armed Forces   

            Of  Pakistan including an Ordinance Factory maintained by the Federal 

           Government.

(b)               In the administration of the State other than those employed as workmen

by the Railway and Pakistan Post.

 

            ©         As a member of the Security Staff of the Pakistan International Airlines

                        Corporation, or drawing wages in pay group, not lowers than group V, in

                        The establishment of that Corporation as the Federal Government may, in

the public interest or in the interest of security of the Airlines, by notification in the official gazette, specify in this behalf.

 

(d)        By the Pakistan Security Printing Corporation or the Security Papers

Limited.

 

(e)         By an establishment or institution for the treatment or care of sick, infirm,

    destitute or mentally unfit persons excluding those run on commercial     

    basis.

(f)         As a member of the Watch and Ward, Security or Fire Service Staff of an

    Oil refinery, an Airport or Seaport.

 

(g)        as a member of the Security or Fire Service Staff of an establishment        

        engaged in the production, transmission or distribution of natural Gas or    

        liquefied petroleum Gas; and