Essentials of good Industrial Relations

10th July 2021 0 By indiafreenotes

Good industrial relations depend on the co-operative and constructive attitude from both part as management & union. Still there exist some certain conditions/principles/essentials that helps to maintain harmonious industrial relations:

Mutual and Voluntary Negotiations:

The relationship between an employee and the employer will be congenial only, where the difference between them are settled through mutual negotiations and consultations. Collective beginning is a process, through which employee issues are settled, through mutual discussions and negotiations, through a give and take approach.

Efficient management:

To reduce disputes & other conflicts, efficient management helps to maintain good IR.

Existence of Organised Employers Unions:

These associations are helpful for the promotion and maintenance of uniform personnel policies, among various organisations and to protect the interest of weak-employers.

Proper democratic environment:

Proper democratic environment in any enterprise is essential in order to maintain a sound IR.

Existence of Democratic Employee is Unions:

Industrial, relations are sound only when the bargaining power of the employees’ unions, is equal to that of management

Existence of strong, organized trade unions:

Sound IR requires equality of bargaining power of the workers’ union & management. A strong trade union can protect the workers’ interests relating to wage, job security etc.

Existence of sound, organized employers’ unions

All organizations within industry must follow identical policy, rules and regulation in order to maintain a sound IR.

Spirit of collective bargaining:

Collective bargaining means, negotiation between an employer and a labor union usually on wages, hours, and working conditions. Here it means both parties must consider each other for removing conflict.