Modern History Simplified: Trade Disputes Act 1929

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

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