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This chapter deals with the idea of employee relations, engagement, and termination. It discusses the concept of employee relations and its evolution. Issues related to trade unions, collective bargaining, and employee participation in management are highlighted. The meaning and significance of employee engagement are then discussed along with the typology of engagement. Thereafter, the topics of retention and employee termination are covered.
Industrial Relations Reforms in India
The Government of India has unleashed labour reforms to give a fillip to the Indian economy by rationalizing the plethora of labour laws. This paves the way for the long-awaited and much-needed restructuring of industrial relations in India. This reform is in line with the central theme of the government to boost manufacturing for job creation through its ‘Make in India’ initiative.
The Ministry of Labour and Employment has been taking steps for simplification, amalgamation, and rationalization of 44 central labour laws into four major labour codes—Code on Wages, Code on Industrial Relations, Code of Social Security, and Code on Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions. The government has taken several other initiatives as well:
Legislative initiatives of Government of India