Trade Disputes Act 1929
- The legislation curbed many of the freedoms of industrial workers.
- Made it compulsory for the appointment of Court of Inquiry and Consultation Boards for settling industrial disputes.
- It required a 15-day written notice for strikes and lockouts in public utility services like the posts, railways, water and electricity .
- Forbade trade unions from taking up any kind of political activities.
- Motilal Nehru called it ‘the Slavery of India Bill’.