Employees Welfare Measures: Importance, Statutory Provisions and Various Agencies Protecting The Welfare of Employees

  • S Aruna Ph.D. Research Scholar, Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce, Emerald Heights College for Women, Ooty, Tamil Nadu, India
  • V Seetha Associate Professor, Department of Commerce, Sri Ramakrishna College of Arts and Science for Women, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
Keywords: Welfare, Statutory provisions, Agencies for welfare, Labor office


Employees welfare includes various facilities, services and amenities provided for improving their health, efficiency, economic betterment and social status of the workers. The Welfare measures will improve the physique intelligence, morality and standard of living of the workers, which in turn will improve their efficiency and productivity. Employees welfare schemes are flexible and ever-changing. New welfare measures are added to the existing ones from time to time. Welfare measures may be introduced by the employers, government, employees or by any social or charitable agency. The purpose of employee’s welfare is to develop personality of the workers to make a better workforce. Welfare schemes it create efficient, healthy, loyal and satisfied labor force for the organization. Providing such facilities make their work life better and leads to good standard of living. The present study focus on employees welfare measures and what are the various statutory provisions and agencies protecting the welfare of employees

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