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Amalgamation of trade union,Lock-Out, Lay-Off , Retrenchment

Updated: Sep 3, 2021

1. Amalgamation of trade union

Introduction Section 24 : any two or more registered trade union may be amalgamation on together as one trade union. whitout dissolution and division of funds.

• Lay off employment relation ship of employer and employee terminated

• Lay off all employees are refused to employment

• The lay off employees are paid off compensation the payment of gratuity does not arise in lay off


  • 60% of votes

  • Favor of the proposal amalgamation.


  • · In Writing

  • · Signed By Sectary

  • · By 7 member Of Each

  • · Notice Shall be sent To Registrar

Dissolution of trade union sec 27

  1. Notice In Writing

  2. Signed By Sectary

  3. Signed By 7 member Of Each

  4. With in 14 days

  5. Notice Shall be sent To Registrar

  6. Effect from the date of dissolution shall have registration by the registrar

  7. Registrar authorized by the Act to divide the fund amongst the member



The Lay Off Define Under Section 2kkk

Layoff is intention of the owner or employer close down the place of work /employment Lay off the closing down of the place of employment is force temporary period on account of reasons contained in section.

2kkk of the ACT

LayOff Is Not An Instrument In Hand Of The Employer

In Case Of Lay Of The Entire Industry Or All Department Of It Will Be Temporary Closed

Layoff Is Purely Temporary

Condition precedent are not necessary in case of lay off

In lay off the labor force is note surplus



lock out is a weaponavailable on the employer -section 2(i)lock out means the closing of a place of employement or the suspension of work .

· Lock out is Temporary closing of the a place of employment by the employer

· Suspension of worker by the employer

· Weapon of coercion in the hand of the employer

· Lock out is tactic in bargaining

· Lockout the employer is always having theintention to continue the business if his demands are accepted by the workmen.



Retrenchment means the termination by the employer of the service of a workmen for any reason whatsoever otherwise than as a punishment inflicted

Voluntary retrenchment of the workman (voluntary move on the part employee )

Workman on reaching superannuation the age (retirement )

Non –renewal of the contract(expiry of fixed term contract )

Continued ill health

A punishment inflected by way of disciplinary action (sec-2(00)

The term retracement is define under section 2(oo) of industrial dispute ACT 1947

Retrenchment is permanent

Condition president are to be followed in case of retrenchment

Retrenchment for is surplus which is to be retrenched

Retrenchment relationship is terminated

Retrenchment the “last come first go

principal is followed

Retrenchment employees are paid compensation and also gratuity



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