Category : Court Cases
Subjects : Construction workers, Welfare schemes
Author : Supreme Court of India
The case is for implementing the Building and Other Construction Workers (Regulations of Employment and Conditions of
Service) Act, 1996 and The Building and Other Construction Workers'
Welfare Cess Act, 1996 and, in particular, to establish the Welfare Boards, collect cess, complete the registration and grant benefits to the beneficiaries with immediate effect as per the provisions of the respective Acts. Further, it is also prayed that the rules and regulations relating to the health, safety and welfare of the workers, particularly the workers in relation to building and construction activity, should be framed and safety equipments including safety harness and safety nets should be provided to them at the place of work.