List of central labour laws in India (Under ministry of labour and employment)

Acts Year
The Unorganized Workers’ Social Security Act 2008
The Building and Other Constructions Workers’ (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Act 1996
The Building and Other Construction Workers Cess Act 1996
The Labour Laws (Exemption from Furnishing Returns and Maintaining Registers by Certain Establishments) Act 1988
The Dock Workers (Safety Health and Welfare) Act 1986
The Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act 1986
The Cine Workers and Cinema Theatre Workers (Regulation of Employment) Act 1981
The Cine Workers Welfare (Cess) Act 1981
The Cine Workers Welfare Fund Act 1981
The Inter-State Migrant Workmen (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Act 1979
The Equal Remuneration Act 1976
The Bonded Labour System (Abolition) Act 1976
The Sales Promotion Employees (Conditions of Service) Act 1976
The Iron Ore Mines, Manganese Ore Mines and Chrome Ore Mines Labour Welfare (Cess) Act 1976
The Iron Ore Mines, Manganese Ore Mines and Chrome Ore Mines Labor Welfare Fund Act 1976
The Beedi Workers Welfare Cess Act 1976
The Beedi Workers Welfare Fund Act 1976
The Payment of Gratuity Act 1972
The Limestone and Dolomite Mines Labour Welfare Fund Act 1972
The Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act 1970
The Beedi and Cigar Workers (Conditions of Employment) Act 1966
The Payment of Bonus Act 1965
The Motor Transport Workers Act 1961
The Maternity Benefit Act 1961
The Employment Exchange (Compulsory Notification of Vacancies) Act 1959
The Working Journalists (Fixation of rates of Wages) Act 1958
The Working Journalists and Other Newspapers Employees (Conditions of Service) and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 1955
The Mines Act 1952
The Employees’ Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 1952
The Plantation Labour Act 1951
The Minimum Wages Act 1948
The Factories Act 1948
The Employees’ State Insurance Act 1948
The Industrial Disputes Act 1947
The Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act 1946
The Mica Mines Labour Welfare Fund Act 1946
The Weekly Holidays Act 1942
The Payment of Wages Act 1936
The Trade Unions Act 1926
The Employees’ Compensation Act 1923


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