The Indian Labour Conference (ILC) is the apex level tripartite consultative committee in the Ministry of Labour & Employment to advise the Government on the issues concerning working class of the country. All the 12 Central Trade Union Organisations, Central Organisations of employers, all State Governments and Union Territories and Central Ministries/Departments concerned with the agenda items, are the members of the ILC.
The first meeting of the Indian Labour Conference (then called Tripartite National Labour Conference) was held in 1942 and so far a total of 45 Sessions have been held. The 45th Session of Indian Labour Conference was held on 17–18 May, 2013 at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi . The agenda of the ILC is finalised by the Standing Labour Committee which is again a tripartite body after detailed discussions.
46th Indian Labour Conference:
Date : 20-21 July 2015
Venue : Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi
Inauguration By : Hon'ble Prime Minister
Tripartite consultative committee consists of :
A) Government Group Central Government departments and All State Governments / Union Territories
B) Workers’ Group (Total 21 Seats) :
(i). Bhartiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS) (5 seats)
(ii). Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC) (3 seats)
(iii).All India Trade Union Congress (AITUC) (2 seats)
(iv). Hind Mazdoor Sabha (HMS) (2 seats)
(v). Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) (2 seats)
(vi). All India United Trade Union Centre (AIUTUC) (1 seat)
(vii).Trade Union Coordination Centre (TUCC) (1 seat)
(viii).Self-Employed Women’s Association (SEWA) (1 seat)
(ix). All India Central Council of Trade Unions (AICCTU)(1 seat)
(x). Labour Progressive Federation (LPF) (1 seat)
(xi). United Trade Union Congress (UTUC) (1 seat)
(xii).National Front of Indian Trade Unions (Dhanbad) (1 seat)
C) Employers’ Group (Total 21 Seats):
a) Council of Indian Employers # (10 seats)
b) All India Manufacturers Organization (AIMO) (3 + 1* seats)
c) Laghu Udyog Bharti (LUB) (3 seats)
d) Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) (1 + 1 seat)
e) Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) (1 + 1@ seat)
f) The Associated Chambers of Commerce & Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) (1 seat)
PM meets Trade Union Leaders; Changes in labour laws only with consensus: CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today met leaders from various Trade Unions, over tea. The meeting followed extensive consultations that these leaders had with an inter-ministerial team headed by the Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley, earlier in the day.
The Prime Minister heard the views of the Trade Union leaders on various issues of interest to workers, including in areas related to economic policy, and related laws.
The Trade Unions represented at the meeting included AITUC, All India United Trade Union Centre, All India Central Council of Trade Unions, Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh, CITU, Hind Mazdoor Sabha, Hind Mazdoor Sangh, INTUC, Labour Progressive Federation, National Front of Indian Trade Unions, Self-Employed Women’s Association, Trade Union Coordination Centre, and United Trade Union Congress.
Union Ministers Shri Arun Jaitley, Shri Bandaru Dattatreya, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Shri Piyush Goyal and Dr. Jitendra Singh were present at the meeting.
Source: PIB News