Tag: Supreme Court

Supreme Court: Hands-off on state employee transfers

In a recent ruling, the Supreme Court delivered a significant judgment regarding the judicial scrutiny of transfer orders concerning state employees. The Court declared...

Supreme Court upholds pension rights

The Supreme Court recently granted pension to a government employee under the Gujarat Civil Services (Pension) Rules, 2022. The court noted that government servants...

Contract service to be accounted for in pension calculation: SC

Can contractual staff members who were later regularised, ask for contractual period of service to be taken into account for pension calculation? The Supreme...

CJI warns against AI’s inability to make right decisions

At a time when organisations are increasingly replacing humans with artificial intelligence (AI), the Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud has warned that AI...

SC disappointed with lapses in implementation of PoSH Act

A Supreme Court (SC) bench led by justice AS Bopanna and Hima Kohli, on 12 May, addressed the issue of sexual harassment of women...

SC: Pension cannot be denied due to incorrect deductions

As per a new judgement passed by the Supreme Court, an employee can’t be denied pension just because his/her employer made any wrong deductions...

Ministry of Labour complies with SC’s directions regarding higher pension option

As per a press release by the Ministry of Labour and Employment, the EPFO has made arrangements for obtaining applications for validation of option...

Employees  entitled to annual increment  regardless of retirement date: SC

In a recent landmark judgement, the Supreme Court of India has upheld the rights of government employees by clarifying that they are entitled to...

SC rejects the menstrual leave plea in schools & workplaces

On February 24, 2023, the Chief Justice of India, DY Chandrachud presided over a hearing at the Supreme Court of India regarding a petition...

‘Revise wages periodically in public interest’: SC to public employers

According to the Supreme Court, State and public employers are obliged to revise wages for their employees periodically, considering the adverse effects of price...

SC refuses to overturn NCLAT ruling, Jalan Fritsch consortium to pay...

The Supreme Court has declined to overturn the decision made by the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT). The tribunal had ordered the Jalan...

‘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...

No pension for child adopted after death of government employee: SC

According to the Supreme Court, a child adopted by a deceased government employee’s widow, after his death, cannot be considered part of the family...

SC asks IAF to consider 32 women officers for permanent pensionary...

The Supreme Court has directed the Centre and the India Air Force (IAF) to consider the plea of 32 retired women officers for grant...

SC upholds Employees’ Pension (Amendment) Scheme 2014

The provisions in the Employees’ Pension Amendment (Scheme), 2014, are legal and valid as per the Supreme Court. It has, however, allowed four months’ time...

Deadline for joining EPF pension scheme extended by SC

The Supreme Court ruled that employees will be given six more months to opt to join the Employees’ Pension Scheme if they haven’t already...

Job on compassionate grounds can’t be given years after death of...

The Kerala High Court had ordered a company to consider the application of a respondent for compassionate appointment 24 years post the death of...

Gratuity, leave encashment are components of salary: SC

According to the Supreme Court, gratuity and leave encashment are components of the salary. This ruling went against the argument of the advocate representing...

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...

‘Create policy for employment of third gender’: SC to Centre

The Supreme Court has ordered the Centre to formulate a policy to facilitate the employment of transgender persons in all establishments / organisations covered...

Disabled staff cannot be denied promotion basis posting as per Beneficial...

The appellant in the said case, is a disabled OBC candidate, who was appointed as senior teacher under the Education Department of the Government...

State of transgender job seekers in India

In Maharashtra, a petition was filed by a transgender person seeking the Court to direct the Maharashtra State Electricity Transmission Company (MSETCL), also called...

Employer can’t arbitrarily fire employee for supressing info / declaring false...

An employer cannot arbitrarily terminate the service of an employee who has been found to have concealed important information about himself or has produced...

Only regular appointee can replace ad hoc employee: SC

The Supreme Court has ruled that it is not possible to replace an ad hoc employee with another ad hoc employee. Only a candidate...

Consent of surviving parent mandatory for compassionate appointment: SC

A married daughter of a deceased government servant can seek a job on compassionate grounds only if her mother approves. This was the ruling...

SC says employer must pay damages if EPF contribution is delayed:...

The Supreme Court has said that employers who fail to pay their contribution towards the Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF), are obliged to pay damages. A...

How this energy company is championing employee inclusivity & engagement

In today’s competitive business landscape, fostering an inclusive and engaging work environment is not just a feel-good initiative; it’s a strategic imperative. Jakson Green,...

Trident’s Asmita leaves blossom into inclusive workplaces

Forget the tired trope of corporate activism. In the heart of India's textile industry, Trident, a manufacturing company, is quietly weaving a revolution in...
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Engagement is outdated: The future of success lies in ‘employee involvement’

In the ever-evolving landscape of the contemporary workplace, a profound metamorphosis is underway, challenging the conventional emphasis on employee engagement. This paradigm shift posits...
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Tata Steel: Journey through excellence in talent acquisition 

Tata Steel, part of the Tata Group, is a multinational steel-making company headquartered in Mumbai, India. It is one of the world's leading steel...

Singapore introduces flexible work guidelines

In Singapore, fresh measures are on the horizon for workers, as they gain the right to request four-day work weeks, increased work-from-home opportunities, and...

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NTSB considers surveying all Boeing workers on safety culture

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), disclosed its contemplation of conducting a comprehensive survey involving every Boeing employee to assess the company's safety culture....

Remote work for UAE government staff today due to heavy rains, hailstorms

Government employees in the UAE have been ordered to work remotely on 16 April, 2024. Private-sector organisations have been told to take necessary precautions...

US, Japan to boost Philippines semiconductor workforce

Pledging to nurture talent and foster innovation, the US, Japan and the Philippines unveiled a bold collaboration. The move aims to propel the Philippines...

Debjani Roy is new CHRO, Valeur Fabtex

Debjani Roy has joined Valeur Fabtex as the skill building and leadership-development firm’s chief human resource officer. She has moved from Mind Your Fleet...

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Data analytics and not technology will redefine HR

Q. How satisfying has been your professional journey of 39 years? A. It has been a bagful of mixed experiences. At times I have been...

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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