Publication of Book on Labour Law Enforcement 2024

It is an honour and privilege to humbly submit that the Centre for Transparency and Accountability in Governance (CTAG) National Law University, Delhi, INDIA, is celebrating the 10th year of its commitment and devotion to quality research and publications on transparency and accountability in Governance.

Furthermore, it is humbly informed that the International Webinar on Labour Law Enforcement -30 and 31st March 2024 was jointly organised by the National Labour Law Association New Delhi, CNLU Patna; TNNLU Trichy; NLIU Bhopal; MNLU-Nagpur; NLUJodhpur; NUSRL Ranchi; NLU Tripura; Bhartiya Mazdoor Sangh; VVGNLI; IGFP Odisha, and DGUV Germany.

The Webinar was composed of an array of Labour Law Professionals/Experts- Labour Law Judges, Labour Law teachers, Labour Law Commissioners, Labour Law NGOs, Trade Unions Leaders and Workers, Labour Law Civil Societies, Labour Law Scholars, Labour Law Policymaking Agencies and other stakeholders of Labour Law Education and Research at National and International Levels.

Continuing our endeavour to promote labour law education and research, We are delighted to invite you and your Institution to the upcoming publication of a particular book, "Labour Law Enforcement 2024.

Please subscribe to an article on any topics related to the challenges & Solutions of Labour Law Enforcement by 31st July 2024. I am sharing the brochure with you to look over.

Publication of a Special Book: “Labour Law Enforcement (LLE)”

The National Law University Delhi (NLUD), established in 2008 by Act No.1 of 2008 of the National Capital Territory of Delhi, is one of the premier law universities in India. The Centre focuses on sensitising people to transparency and accountability in governance and empowering professionals/functionaries such as students, lawyers, and public officials to contribute effectively to ensure transparency and accountability in governance. It also works towards creating and promoting quality research in transparency and accountability in governance.
Besides publishing the International Journal of Transparency and Accountability in Governance, many books on Good Governance, and the monthly magazine TAG, the Centre has organised more than 10 National and International Events on Combating Corruption and Good Governance. The Centre has also entered MOUs with Transparency International India, the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) New Delhi, the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative, NCPRI, and other institutions combating corruption and promoting good governance.

In continuation of the dissemination of original and innovative endeavours in transparency and accountability in governance, the CTAG has decided to publish a book titled “Labour Law Enforcement” with an ISBN, covering the following themes.

1. A dearth of Empirical data to evaluate the effectiveness of enforcement of labour laws.
2.A dearth of Labour law Enforcement Infrastructure- skilled manpower, IT infrastructure, etc. for effective and quality governance of Labour law
3.Dilution of Inspection system for industrial development and enforcement of Labour law
4.Effectiveness of the Labour tribunals in providing speedy and economical justice
5.Empowering workers for demanding Labour law enforcement
6.Enforcement of Labour rights through Civil proceedings: Effectiveness
7.Enforcement of law through criminal prosecution proceedings: Effectiveness
8.Impact of Liberalization, Privatization and globalization on enforcement, administration of Labour law
9.Labour Administration of Social Security Schemes in Organized and Unorganized Sector Workers: ESI, EPF, ECA, PGA, MBA, MNREGA, etc,
10.Labour Law Administration of Industrial Relations- IDA, TUs, Etc.
11.Labour Law Administration of Labour Welfare Measures- Workers' Welfare Boards, Statutory and Voluntary Welfare Schemes, etc.
12.Labour Law Administration of Law Governing OSH- Safety, health, Occupational and Employment Injury.
13.Labour Law Administration of Law Governing Wage- Bonus, Minimum wages, Equal Remuneration
14.Labour law Controls/facilitates contract workers, administration, and enforcement.
15.Liability of Principal Employers and Labour Contractors for enforcement of Labour law
16.Liability of the State in diluting quality enforcement of Labour law
17.Quality of enforcement of OSH rights by DGFASLI, etc
18.Role of ILO in Promoting Meticulous compliance and enforcement of Labour Laws
19.Role of the Judiciary in enforcing workers rights
20.Role of the State- Central and State Labour administrative Agencies in quality Enforcement of Labour laws
21.Role of Trade Unions in supporting/coercing Labour law enforcement
22.Any other topic directly or indirectly related to the administration, governance and enforcement of Labour law.

A research paper should apply research skills and use appropriate research methodology. A research paper should be thematic, and identifying sub-themes is highly appreciated. It should have proper research questions and should also reflect the findings. A research paper is expected to expand the existing pool of knowledge.

Papers are accepted for publication because they do not infringe the copyright or any other rights of any third parties, and the work does not contain any obscene, offensive, defamatory, or racially prejudiced material. As a condition of publication, the authors grant NLU, Delhi an irrevocable, transferable, non-exclusive, royalty-free right and license to reproduce, publish and distribute their submission(s) in all print media, including electronic services.

This endeavour aims to encourage quality research on contemporary issues in personal data privacy across the globe. Papers received after the stipulated deadline will not be entertained. Papers received shall also be subject to the scrutiny of the Editorial Board.

Please consider the following specifications while submitting research papers.
• Submissions should be in Times New Roman font size 12 with 1.5 line spacing, justified text, and 1-inch margins on all sides of an A4 sheet.
• Footnotes should be in Times New Roman font of size 10 with 1.0 line spacing. Endnotes are not allowed.
• Graphics, Charts, Tables, and Diagrams should be numbered consecutively and included in the body of the work. Submission must also be compatible with Microsoft Word.
•A research paper should not be more than 10000 words.
• Headings should follow the following standard:
➢ 1. LEVEL 1 HEADING: All Capitals & Bold;
➢ 1.1.1. Level 3 Sub-Sub-Heading: First Letter CAPITAL & BOLD & ITALIC;
➢ Level 4 Sub-Sub-Sub-Heading: Normal

• All manuscripts must be accompanied by an abstract of about 250- 300 words stating the theme of the paper precisely, along with keywords.
• The submission must be the original work of the authors. Any form of plagiarism will lead to disqualification.
• Submitted entries must not have been sent for consideration elsewhere for presentation or publication.
• One Co-author is allowed.
• Authors should provide their contact details, designation, and institutional affiliation in the cover letter for submission.
• Footnotes must conform to the Standard Indian Legal Citation (SILC) citation rules.
• The copyright of all entries shall be exclusively vested with NLU Delhi. The submission would imply that the author has assigned such rights to NLU Delhi.

Faculty/Students from NLU Delhi are not eligible for the Publication.

Important Date: The last date for submission is 31st July 2024
Contact Information: Heading- LLE Book 2024 and Email ID to:

Papers submission: Jul 31, 2024