Labour Law for
Working Professional

Announcing 6 Months Executive Development
Programme in Labour Laws for

HR Managers | Project Managers | Executives | Legal Managers |
Line Managers | Lawyers | CA | CS

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The Executive Development Program in Labour Laws for Managers (EDPLLM) integrates the study of labour laws with related areas like employment relations, labour market, and social policies. The program will equip you with the skill-set required in manpower and labour relations management. It will also offer you with the opportunity to distinguish yourself in a highly competitive market.

The program deals with labour laws for Managers, and it fosters solid grasp of legal knowledge and skills apart from creativity in solving problems associated with manpower interests and rights vis-a-vis employers duties in the area of working condition, employment conditions, wage, social security and other related aspects of work and employment. The program would provide an in-depth study of Supreme Court and High Court case laws relevant to the needs of professionals in the administration of various labour laws in a workplace.



  • To understand the pragmatic facets of the labour laws relevant to the organization
  • To know the labour issues and create risk matrix to offer solutions to minimize risks
  • To learn the ways to resolve legal matters along while handling contract management and outsourcing
  • To offer cross reference technique
  • To understand the Contract Labour laws and their applied features



  • Massive knowledge and expertise in the labour, industrial & employment laws
  • Supreme ability to deal with legal and policy issues arising in labour law discipline
  • Expertise in the critical labour and industrial laws structures
  • Confident functioning and execution in industrial relations practice
  • Understanding of contemporary perspectives in the existing laws

Who should Pursue & Eligibility


    (10+2+3 format)
    from any stream
    with minimum
    2 years of
    - HR Managers
    - Project Managers
    - Executives
    - Legal Managers
    - Line Managers
    - Lawyers
    - CA
    - CS
    managing the
    and contract
    contract and



Definition of Law, Sources of Law, Distinctions 0f Ratio Decidendi and Obitar Dicta, Difference of judicial and quasi-judicial authorities, Rights and Duties & Contracts including employment bond.

Constitution of India vis-à-vis Labour Legislation, Fundamental rights vis-à-vis labour laws, Equality before law and its application in Labour Laws, Equal pay for equal work; and Article -16 and reservation policies, Articles 19, 21, 23 and 24 and its implications, Writs and its implication, DPSP and Labour Laws, Jurisdiction of High court and Supreme court & Sexual Harassment of Women at workplace Act, 2013.

The Factories Act, 1948, The Shops and Establishment Act, The Contract Labour Act, 1970, The Building and the Other Construction Workers Act, 1996 (BOCW Act) & legal compliance in different scenarios including for start-ups.

The Trade Unions Act, 1926 and Collective Bargaining, The Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act, 1946, The Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 (downsizing, retrenchment, lay-off, bench employees and termination) & Industrial discipline and domestic inquiry

The Minimum Wages Act, 1948, The Payment of Wages Act, 1936, The Equal Remuneration Act, 1976 & The Payment of Bonus Act, 1965

The Employees Compensation Act, 1923, The Employees State Insurance Act, 1948, The Employees Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952, The Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972 & The Maternity Benefit Act, 1961 and policies relating to Maternity Benefit

Mode of Delivery


Fee Structure


Program fees:

INR 85,000 + taxes payable in 3 Installments




  • Prof P K Padhi joined as a Principal in Utkal University Law College in 1994 after completing his LL.B.; LL.M. & Ph.D. in Law. In 2002 he resigned from Utkal University & joined with XLRI.
  • In his credit, he has published eight books and published more than 25 articles in the national & international journal and visited Dubai, Singapore, Paris, Malaysia, Israel, and Hong Kong for teaching and training assignment.
  • Prof Padhi is a trainer for all most all PSUs namely "NTPC, NPCIL, IOL, DVC, ISRO, RBI, SBI, IOCL, Power Grid, GAIL, ONGC, HAL, NHPC. Prof Padhi conducts 5-Day Training Programme on Labour Laws for all Central Labour Commissioners since 2004. All most all ALC, RLC & Deputy CLC of Govt of India have visited XLRI and stayed for a week for the Training.
  • He conducts the open workshop in all metro city on Contract Management and Contract Labour Management. He also conducts training programme for Private Companies as well, like Reliance, Dr Reddy, L&T, Sandvik Asia, Microsoft, Accenture, Vodafone & Aircel etc.
  • Prof Padhi provides consultancy in Labour Management, Labour Compliances, Contract and Contract Labour Management to many companies such as Reliance, L&T, Godrej, GRSE, NPCIL, HZL, XL Health.
  • Prof Padhi is also Advisor to HR Federation of India
  • His area of interest: Labour Laws & Contract Management
  • Professor E.M Rao was a Professor of Management, ICFAI Business School, Hyderabad. He has also been a Management Consultant and advocates at the Hyderabad courts. Senior Manager Corporate Industrial Relations, IDL Industries Ltd., Hyderabad. Heading the IR function at the corporate level with 4500 employees spread over 7 units all over the country Operations Manager Industrial Relations, VST Industries Ltd., Hyderabad as Head of IR function with a complement of 2500 employees
  • He has conducted In-company Training/Executive Development Programs for Bharat Electronics, Bangalore, Damodar Valley Corporation, Kolkata, Dr. Reddy's Laboratories, Hyderabad, Eicher Motors, Indore ,Goa Shipyard Ltd., Vasco-da-Gama, HAL Management Academy, Bangalore , Hindalco, Renukoot, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd. Pune, Indian Oil Corporation, Bombay, ISRO, Bangalore, ITC Ltd., Saharanpur, Bangalore & Kolkata , NTPC, Oil India, Duliajan, ONGC, Dehra Dun, Ranbaxy Laboratories, Mohali, Raymond Synthetics, Allahabad, Shriram Honda, Rudrapur, Tata Cummins, Jamshedpur, Tata Motors Ltd., Jamshedpur, Visteon India, Chennai amongst others.
  • Prof. Santanu Sarkar is currently working in XLRI as Professor of HRM. Before joining XLRI in 2007, he has been a Reader at Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai PMIR for over 4 years. He started his career in the industry where he has worked as Senior Personnel Officer for nearly two years. He is a visiting faculty at IIM Calcutta, IIM Lucknow, IIM Udaipur among other institutions.
  • Prof Sarkar was awarded the Fulbright-Nehru Senior Research Fellow at the Industrial and Labour Relations School, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY in 2012-13. He has also been a Eureca Erusmus Mundus Visiting Fellow at the York Management School, University of York, the UK during 2009. He was a visiting professor at Tamkang University in Taipei in 2015 and Ministry of Science and Technology Visiting Scholar at the Institute for Labour Research, National Chengchi University, Taipei during October 2016 and May 2017. His areas of specialization are labour laws, labour relations, collective bargaining, and trade union. He has conducted numerous training and management development programs for companies such as HUL, Tata Cummins, L&T, Mahindra and Mahindra, ONGC, HAL, NTPC, BHEL, NPCIL, NHPC, Power Grid Corporation, CESC, WBSEDCL, Indian Navy, Indian Railway, besides doing customized program for a mixed group of participants representing a variety of domestic and multinational companies.
  • Prof.Tina K Stephen has been working with XLRI since 2008. She has pursued her LLM from Cochin University of Science and Technology and is currently pursuing her PhD in Intellectual Property Rights.She is a Consultant for companies like XL Health, HZL, Reliance and GRSEShe has also published papers in International and National journals.
  • Prof. Paramjyot Singh, has started working with XLRI since April 2017. A former intern of the National Human Rights Commission, New Delhi, he has worked extensively on the legal issues concerning rehabilitation and resettlement of involuntarily displaced tribal people. Mr. Paramjyot graduated First Class First with Distinction in History from Utkal University, Odisha. He was awarded the National Merit Scholarship and the Professor Ghanashyam Dash Memorial Gold Medal for this distinction. He completed his Masters with specialization in Modern Indian History from the Central University of Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh.
  • He has a Bachelor and Master of Laws degree from Utkal University. He was awarded the University Gold Medal in Law for securing the University Top position in Master of Laws Examination. He has worked as an advocate at Orissa High Court and was a visiting faculty of Constitutional Law and Human Rights at Utkal University. He was awarded his Doctorate Degree in Law for his work on the land rights and entitlements of the tribal people of Odisha.
  • Prof. Singh was awarded the Fulbright Doctoral and Professional Research Fellowship to pursue research at the Indigenous Law and Policy Centre, Michigan State University, United States of America. His area of research interest remains Constitutional Law and Labour legislations, Land Acquisition and R&R in 5th Schedule Areas including populations at BoP levels and human rights responsibilities of corporate governance and business conduct.
  • Ms.Manashweta Bharadwaj has been associated with XLRI since September 2016. She has completed her LLM in Business Laws from National University of Study and Research in Law and was awarded a gold medal for the same.She is now pursuing her PhD from National University of Study and Research in Law in Outsourcing and Management of Contract Labour.She is a consultant for XL Health, GRSE, HZL.

About XLRI


XLRI was established in 1949 by Fr. Quinn Enright, S.J. at Jamshedpur; with the vision of creating and nourishing influential global leaders for possible future. Through cultivating the merits like novelty and entrepreneurship; its mission is to propagate the knowledge in various corporate, educational domains including businesses, laws, human resources, management and so on. With the zeal for educational excellence, XLRI provides full-time management programs along with part-time and virtual interactive learning courses.