As per the provision of Sec.7 of the Building and Other Construction Workers’ realized under the Building and Other Construction Worker’s Welfare Cess Act, , (RE&CS) Act who has arranged for engagement of the workers outside the. The Bill amends two laws i.e. the Building and Other Construction Workers ( Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Act, (RECS Act) and the. (27 OF ). [19th August, ]. An Act to regulate the employment and conditions of service of building and other construction workers and to provide for their.

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The Building and Other Construction Workers

Penalty for contravention of provisions regarding safety measures. The aim of this Act is to regulate the employment and conditions of service of building and other construction workers nad to provide for their safetyhealth and welfare measures. The amendment removes this limit and allows the central government to notify the percentage. Constitution of State Welfare Boards. Although the provisions of certain Central Acts are applicable to the building and other construction workers yet a need has been felt for a comprehensive Central Legislation for regulating their safety, health, welfare and other conditions of workefs The State Governments and Union Wogkers Administrations have been consulted ID the matter and a majority of them have favored such a legislation.

To empower the State Governments to file complaints for contravention of provisions of the Act. The amendments remove the: In the absence of adequate statutory provisions to get the requisite information regarding the number and nature of accidents was quite difficult and due to this to fix responsibility or to take corrective measures was not an easy job.

Maintenance of registers and records. Protection of action taken in good faith. Go Back to Ease of Doing Business. In view of the urgency attaching to the matter and as Parliament was not in Session, the President was pleased to promulgate the Constructiom and Other Construction Workers Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service Third Ordinance, Ordinance 25 ofon 10th June, in order to give continued effect to the legislative protection contsruction in the said ordinance.


The amendments in the RECS Act allow the central government to appoint and coordinate with Director Generals not workerx 10 in laying down the standards of inspection and they shall exercise powers of an inspector in the respective area.

Certificate of the employer or certificate of an Inspector appointed under the Act or certificate by the Registered Trade Union working for the construction workers of the area or Self declaration by the concerned worker vide affidavit. The WC Re&ds provides for the levy and collection of a cess on the employer, at the rate of one to two percent of the cost of construction incurred by him.

Beneficiaries of the Fund. Power to make rules. The Registering Officer shall register the establishment and issue a Certificate of Registration to the applicant, if such applicant has complied with all the requirement. Self declaration as an Inter—state migrant worker if applicable. Also, in a meeting of the Committee of State Labour Ministers constituted pursuant to the decision of the 41st Labour Ministers’ Conference held under the Chairmanship of the then Union Labour Minister on the 18th May,a general consensus had emerged on the need for the proposed Central Legislation.

Responsibility for payment of wages and compensation The employer has to submit documents in support of his identity, the establishment as well as the work along with the application. Contribution of building workers. If the number of workers proposed to be employed as building workers, for a building or other construction work on one day: Fixing hours for normal working day, etc. The State Welfare Boards will be able to consolidate their finances and incur expenditure wodkers administrative and other purpose for smooth functioning of the Board.


Application of Act 8 of to building workers. Last reviewed and updated on Friday, January 19, Building and other construction workers are one of the most numerous and vulnerable segments of the unorganised labour in India.


Labour Directorate, Odisha is worjers owner of the Website, the contents in this Website is a collaborative effort of Labour Directorate, Odisha. Effect of non-payment of contribution. Building and other Construction Workers Welfare Fund and its application. In building and other construction works more than eight million workers are engaged throughout the country.

The Building and Other Construction Workers Related Laws (Amendment) Bill, | PRS

The provisions in the Amendment are given below: Secretary and other officers of Boards. This document has been prepared without regard to the objectives or opinions of those who may receive it.

If, any change occurs as specified in the Certificate of Registration, the employer of the establishment shall intimate the details of such change to the Registering Officer, within thirty days. Actt pursuant to the decision of the 41st Labour Ministers Conference held on 18th May,the Committee of State Labour Ministers had expressed its consensus for the Central Legislation on this subject.

Every building and other construction worker who has completed 18 years of age, but has not completed 60 years of age and worked more than 90 days in any building or other construction work during the preceding 12 months and not a member of any other welfare fund shall be eligible for wrkers as beneficiary under Sec.

The fees to be paid for the grant of a certificate of registration shall be as specified below, namely.