MEANING OF WELFARE MEASURES:
Labor Welfare is a term which must necessarily be elastic, bearing a somewhat different interpretation in one necessary country from another, according to the different social customs, the degree of industrialization and educational level of the workers. Welfare means faring (or) doing well. It is a comprehensive term, and refers to the physical, mental, moral and emotional well-being of an individual.
Trade unions and governmental and non-governmental agencies. It is rather difficult to define the term labour welfare precisely because of the relatively of the concept. Welfare includes anything that is done for the comfort and improvement of employees and is provided over and above the wages. Welfare helps in keeping the morale and motivation of the employees high so as to retain the employees for longer duration. The welfare measures need not be in monetary terms only but in any kind/forms,
DEFINITION OF WELFAREMEASURES:
According to the committee on labor welfare, welfare services should mean:
=> Such services, facilities, and amenities s adequate canteens, rest and recreation facilities, sanitary and medical facilities, arrangements for travel to and from place of work, and for the accommodation of workers employed at a distance from their homes;
=> Such other services amenities and facilities, including social security measures, as contribute to the conditions under which workers are employed.
MERITS AND DEMERITS OF WELFARE MEASURES:
=> It is desirable to recollect the service of a typical worker in the context.
=> His/Her labour helps dig and haul coal from the depth of the earth.
=> To fetch and refine oil, to build dams and reservoirs, to lay pipes, canals railway lines and roads.
=> His/Her actions and interactions within the industrial framework will have a great impact and influence (or) industrial development.
=> Welfare facilities tend to make the worker happy, cheerful and confident looking.
=> Welfare may not directly increase productivity, but it add to general feelings of satisfaction with the company and cut down labor turnover.
1) It is the work which is usually undertaken within the promises (or) in the
vicinity of the undertakings for the benefit of the employees and the members
of their families.
2) The purpose of providing welfare amenities is to bring about the development of
the whole personality of the worker –his social, psychological, economic, cultural and intellectual development to make him a good works. A good citizen of a good member of the family.
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