Employee Welfare

     Welfare means faring or doing well. It refers to the physical, mental, moral and emotional well-being of an individual. Further, the term welfare is a relative concept, relative in time and space. It, therefore, varies from time to time, from region to region and from country to country. Employee welfare, also referred to as betterment work for employees, relates to taking care of the well-being of workers by employers, trade unions and government and non-governmental agencies. It is rather difficult to define the termlabour welfare precisely because of the relatively of the concept. The Oxford dictionary defines employee welfare as “efforts to make life worth living for workmen”. It is however, difficult to precisely define the scope of these efforts. Different writers have defined it in different ways. Some writers say that only voluntary efforts on the part of employers to improve the conditions of employment in their factories from the scope of employee welfare efforts. Some others say that it includes not only voluntary efforts of the employer but also the minimum standards of hygiene and safely laid down in general legislation.


         OBJECTIVES OF EMPLOYEE WELFARE



·        To study the concept of labour welfare and identify various statutory and non-statutory welfare measures.



·        To place the company in a good position in the competitive market by fulfilling empoyee needs.



·        To identify the various welfare measures, provided by  the company to its employees.



·        To elicit the perception of respondents on the existing welfare measures, provided by the company.



·        To offer useful suggestions and to bring out improvement in the existing welfare measures, of the organization.




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