The Department of Labour is responsible for formulation, implementation and enforcement of the labour laws in the Maharashtra state. It also undertakes prevention and settlement of industrial disputes, Industrial safety, Health and promotes welfare of workers
in the undertakings falling within the sphere of the State. The headquarters of the department are located at Mantralaya, Mumbai and is headed by the Hon. Minister of Labour. The Principal Secretary (Labour) is the Administrative head of the department.
Planning and implementation of various labor laws, rules and schemes through following Commissionarates ,Directorates and Courts.
Labour Commissionarates including Mathadi and Security Guards Boards,
Development Commissioner for the unorganized sector workers,
Directorates of Industrial Safety and Health
The Directorates of Steam Boiler,
Maharashtra Institute of Labour Studies,
Labours Welfare Board, and
Honorable Industrial and Labor courts
Observe healthy Industrial relations for maintaining Industrial peace, also execute welfare schemes for workers.
Amendments in labour laws and labour policies of the service sector and the industrial sector in the state in the interest of workers and their welfare for long terms.
90% of the total workers are in the unorganized sector, workers like domestic workers, building and other construction workers, garbage and solid waste workers, agricultural laborers, shall be include under unorganized sector, to make various strategies
and schemes for workers of unorganized sector and implement it.
To provide necessary assistance and information to State assembly for discussion and debate carried out during session.
Prepare the required policies , programs, plans , and projects for all the organized and unorganized sectors with economic participation , social security , occupational safety and health, as well as Regulating their working conditions of workers, Implementing
the welfare program for workers to improve their level of standard of living, to uproot the child labor system from hazardous occupations and processes , Also effective enforcement of labour laws.
Proper policies, programs, plans, projects as well as a welfare scheme for all the organized and unorganized sectors with the workers, to provide proper working conditions, social Safety, Occupational Safety and good Health to all workers, improved standard
of living and no child labour in hazardous occupations and processes.
Making Policies for welfare of organized and unorganized worker
Controlling and monitoring the functions of Commissionarates and Directorates
Appointing and transferring officers and staff of Commissionarates and Directorates in the public interest
Making new enactment and amendments for betterment of organized and unorganized worker