Tag: Delhi High Court

‘Employer cannot impose COVID-19 vaccination’: Delhi HC

Much to the relief of a government school lecturer, the Delhi High Court ruled that no employer can force an employee to get vaccinated...

Transgender employment and quotas: Delhi HC seeks Centre’s stance

The Delhi High Court has requested a response from the Indian government regarding a petition that calls for the employment of transgender individuals and...

‘Can’t dismiss sexual harassment cases due to ICC delay’: Delhi HC

Recently, the Delhi High Court has ruled that sexual harassment complaints and related inquiry proceedings cannot be dismissed simply because the Internal Complaints Committee...

Ignoring women’s sexual harassment complaints can discourage others from speaking up:...

The Delhi High Court has observed that if the complaints of sexual harassment by a woman are ignored at the workplace or not heeded,...

Introduction of VRS  doesn’t automatically qualify employees for benefits

Recently, in a writ petition, the Delhi High Court ruled that just because the Voluntary Retirement Scheme (VRS) is introduced by an employer, it...

Employment basis false info can be terminated: SC

Employees who produce false information regarding their suitability for a job or get appointed basis their suppression of their past records or history, such...

Compassionate appointment is not a right

When an employee dies, his/her dependent is given a job only as a concession, to help sail through the crisis that the family would...

Gratuity of staff who damage employer’s property may be forfeited

It has been observed by the Delhi High Court that employers may forfeit the gratuity of employees who have been fired for causing damage...

‘Not jabbed? Face fine or imprisonment’: Delhi govt departments

Early this month, the Delhi disaster Management Authority (DDMA) had issued an order making it mandatory for employees in various departments, PSUs, local and...

Delhi HC directs AIIMS to pay over Rs 50 lakhs to...

Delhi High Court has ordered the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) to shell out about Rs 50 lakh to a former employee....

Delhi HC’s officials, staff to be treated as frontline warriors

Over 500 officials and staff members who have been involved in running the Delhi High Court, will now be treated as frontline warriors. These...

‘Low funds? Disburse them equally across cadres’: Delhi HC to MCDs

The Delhi High Court has asked the municipal corporations to devise a policy, wherein its funds may be used to disburse salaries across all...

IPG contests Air India’s leave without pay in Delhi High Court 

National carrier, Air India, on July 14 circulated a scheme of leave without pay (LWP). Under the scheme, an employee of the organisation can...

Delhi High Court upholds dignity of women at the workplace

While instructing the Delhi government to include a woman in the panel of guest teachers, the Delhi High Court directed that the lady teacher’s...

Jobs on compassionate grounds aren’t a matter of right: Calcutta HC

Banalata Mukherjee, an assistant teacher in the Minakhan Jatindranath Balika Vidyalaya passed away on July 30, 2007 and her son’s demand for a job on compassionate grounds was rejected by the DI.

HC asks Delhi Metro employees to avoid strike

The Court said it would cause inconvenience to the 25 lakh citizens, who take the metro daily. 

Ruchika Singh Chhabra Vs Air France: Vishaka Guidelines can’t be ritualistic,...

Air France has been asked to reconstitute the ICC in strict compliance with the legal requirements within 30 days and conduct the inquiry afresh.

Contractual employees on sick leave can’t be sacked: Delhi High Court

Alliance Air did not renew the contract of its air hostess, Chitra Sharma, who was on sick leave due to back pain.

Uber & Ola drivers: Employees, contractual or outsourced?

The drivers of these cab aggregators have complained against the arbitrary payment deductions on unsubstantiated grounds. Neither is there any indemnity scheme for the driver, in case of fraud booking, nor is there any freedom to cancel bookings.

Employer has the final say on probationer’s job: Delhi High Court

According to the judgment, the employer has the right to decide whether the employee’s services are satisfactory or not.

HC rules against employee unwilling to work

The woman petitioner was absent from work at her own whims and fancies, without heeding the consequences, despite sufficient opportunity being given to her to improve.

Chinese crane manufacturer distributes Rs 70 crore as bonus

A Chinese company sparked controversy by piling up 61 million yuan (around $9 million) in banknotes on a stage and giving it to employees...

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IBM misses cash target, axes 3,900 jobs

IBM is gearing to axe 3,900 jobs as part of an asset divestment exercise. The Company has been unable to achieve its cash target...

Air India deducts salary of employees for not vacating staff quarters

Air India began deducting the pay of employees who have not left their company-provided housing in Vasant Vihar, Delhi and the Air India Colony...

Hein Schumacher to take over as CEO, Unilever in July, 2023

Unilever has found its new CEO after a widespread global hunt. Hein Schumacher will be appointed Unilever CEO designate on 1 June 2023 and...

Major pay cut for senior executives: Google

Google CEO Sundar Pichai has hinted at a major pay cut for senior executives following the recent termination of 12,000 employees. During a town...

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EQ, IQ & empathy define the success of a CEO

Q. You spent 16 years at LIC before moving to a corporate role at ICICI Prudential. Now, 22 years on, I am still curious...

“The big change has been that we have moved from jobs to skills,” Amaresh...

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“Being good to everyone is being unjust to performers,” Mathew Job, CEO, Crompton

Q. In today’s times, what’s more challenging for a CEO like you — profit & business growth, talent & people, diversification, compliance or managing...