National Commission on Labour (1967)||
ANNEXURE I (Refer Para 24.10)
Functions of Joint Management Councils
1. The Council/Councils would be consulted by the management on matters like
(i) administration of Standing Orders and their amendment, when needed;
(iii) rationalisation; and
(iv) closure, reduction in or cessation of operations.
2. The Council/Councils would also have the right to receive information, to discuss and to give suggestions on
(i) general economic situation of the concern;
(ii) the state of the market, production and sales programmes;
(iii) organisation and general running of the undertaking;
(iv) circumstances affecting the economic position of the undertaking;
(v) methods of manufacture and work;
(vi) the annual balance sheet and profit and loss statement and connected documents and explanation:
(vii) long term plan for expansion, re-deployment etc.; and
(viii) such other matters as may be agreed to.
The Council/Councils would be entrusted with administrative responsibility in respect of
(i) administration of welfare measures;
(ii) supervision of safety measures;
(iii) operation of vocational training and apprenticeship schemes;
(iv) preparation of schedules of working hours and breaks and of holidays;
(v) payment of rewards for valuable suggestions received from the employees; and
(vi) any other matter.
4. All matters, e.g., wages, bonus etc., which are subjects for collective bargaining are excluded from the scope of the Council/Councils. In short, creation of new rights as between employers and workers should be outside the jurisdiction of the Management Council. Individual grievances are also excluded from its/ their scope.
ANNEXURE II (Refer Para 24.33)
Statement showing number of Establishments required
to frame Standing Orders and Establishments having certified Standing Orders (S.Os.)