|20. THE INTER-STATE MIGRANT WORKMEN (REGULATION OF EMPLOYMENT AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE) ACT, 1979|
|This Act defines gINTERSTATE MIGRANT WORKMENh as any person who
is recruited by or through a Contractor in one State under an
agreement or other arrangement for employment in an establishment in
another State, whether with or without the knowledge of the
principal employer in relation such establishment.
This Act is to safeguard and regulate the conditions of such workers. It implies to every Establishment/Contractor who employ 5 or more Inter-State Migrant Workers.
It provides registration for principal employer and license for contractor to whom this Act is applicable. It also provides Registering/licensing Officer for this purpose.
It specifies duties/responsibilities of Contractor and liabilities of principal Employers.
It also provides gDisplacement Allowanceh and gJourney Allowanceh besides other facilities to Inter-State Migrant Workers. Wages shall pay in cash to him. Section 21 and 22 deals with some other special provisions for their employment.