Labour Codes: Industrial Relations Code 2020

The Government recently passed three labour codes – the Industrial Relations Code, 2020, the Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Code, 2020, and the Code of Social Security, 2020 – in a bid to consolidate 29 central labour legislations. We will be publishing explainers on each of these three labour codes in the coming days. In this post, our reporter, Chitranksha Kumari will look at the first of these Bills – The Industrial Relations Code.

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Right to Protest v. Right to Mobility: The Shaheen Bagh Case

This article presents an account of the recent Supreme Court judgment in Amit Sahni v. Commissioner of Police and Ors. which answers a disputed question of drawing the balance between the right to protest and the protection of people’s public rights. The judgment has come in response to the Shaheen Bagh protests, and it directly affects the essential relationship between democracy and the voices of dissent within. Thus, it is important to dwell on the events and responses of the Courts and the members of the concerned community that finally led to this judgment.

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