Working Paper No. 40
Employee participation in India
Dr. Ratna Sen
Industrial and Employment Relations Department (DIALOGUE)
ILO Decent Work Team for South Asia and Country Office for India
Working Paper No. 40
Employee participation in India
Dr. Ratna Sen
Industrial and Employment Relations Department International Labour Office • Geneva ILO Decent Work Team for South Asia and Country Office for India August 2012
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This paper is one of a series of national studies on employee participation practices in Asia undertaken within the research programme in the field of industrial relations in the region. This is linked to the ILO Global Product on Supporting collective bargaining and sound industrial and employment relations, involving close collaboration between the Industrial and Employment Relations Department (DIALOGUE) at ILO headquarters and the ILO Decent Work Team for South Asia. The national studies aim at analysing the degree of employee participation within the enterprise, the forms such participation has taken, the issues that have been its focus, and its impact on workers’ rights, employment conditions, and the economic efficiency of the enterprise. Employee participation at workplace level facilitates better labour-management communication, prevents and absorbs disputes and helps to find solutions for both work and production-related issues. It has...
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List of interviewees
Mumbai Rajendra Giri, Acting Director, Maniben Kara Institute, Mumbai (HMS) R. M. Murthy, Transport and Dock Workers Federation, Mumbai (HMS) Vivek Monteroi, Vice-President, CITU, Maharashtra Mahindra Sattish Ghogre, Senior Vice-President, Group IR, farm equipment (FE) division, Kandivali Vishwas Patil, Senior Manager, HR, FE division Shreyas Acharya, Deputy General Manager, HR, FE division Suresh Babar, Training Coordinator, FE division Vijay Vithal Deorukhkar, President, BKS, FE division Vijay Bhosle, General Secretary, BKS, FE division Bharat Petroleum Company Ltd. S. Gatthoo, Executive Director, HR Services, headquarters, Bharat Bhavan, Mumbai Ramesh Nair, Deputy General Manager, HRS West, headquarters Vijay Kharche, Plant Manager, Wadilube plant, Wadi Bunder, Mumbai V. S. Degwekar, Deputy Manager, Admin., Wadilube plant Sitaram A. Kherekar, ex-VP BPKU, SS (employee in logistics and works committee member), Wadilube plant C. J. More, BPKU (employee in pump house, also works committee member) Wadilube plant G.R. Bende, PEU (security employee, and safety committee member), Wadilube plant H.D. Mali, PKNNU (employee in excise department, and works committee member) Wadilube plant Sunil Pawar, PKU (employee in excise dept, and works committee member) Wadilube plant Vijay Kumar, GM, HR, Mumbai refinery, Mumbai Acclaris India Ranjan Sarkar, Senior Vice-President and Head, HR, Salt Lake, Kolkata Arpita Gangopadhyay, Assistant Manager (member of PRO-REP), Kolkata
Rupam Bhagwati, Assistant Manager (member of PRO-REP) K. Murthy, Manager, Operations (member of managers’ forum) Soma Dey, Manager, HR (member of managers’ forum) Araktim Saha, Team Lead Executive (member of PRO-REP) Nupur Gangopadhyay, Senior Subject Specialist, Travel and Exp. (member of PRO-REP) Seppo Majumdar, Assistant Manager, Accounts (member of PRO-REP) Shilpi Sharma, Manager (member of managers’ forum) Coal India Ltd R. Mohan Das, Director, Personnel, Coal Bhavan, Kolkata, and Dalhousie A. K. Raju, Senior Personnel Manager, Kolkata and Dalhousie S. K. Srivastava, Director Personnel, Eastern Coalfields Ltd, Sanctoria, Asansol Probhat Gowami, General Secretary, Colliery Mazdoor Union (INTUC), CMU office, Asansol Safal Sinha, Assistant Secretary, Colliery Mazdoor Sabha (CITU), CMS office, Raniganj Jayashree Textiles Ltd, Rishra A. K. Sinha, Senior Vice-President, HR Rajendra Kaushik, General Manager, IR Pinaki Sengupta, Senior Manager, WCM and ISO Bikash Chakraborty, Assistant Secretary, Jayashree Textiles and Industries Mazdoor Union (AITUC) Dilip Das, CITU Madhava Upadhyay, IFTU (Naxalite sympathies) United Bank of India R. K. Mohanty, GM, Resources, Retail Banking etc., head office, Kolkata Manas Dhar, DGM, HR, head office Debashish Dasgupta, AGM, Training, head office Kironmoy Mitra, Chief Manager, Discipline and IR, head office Suprito Sarkar, General Secretary, UBI Officers’ Association, head office Soumitra Talapatra, General Secretary, UBI Officers’ Association, head office
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