Tag: Supreme Court

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...

SC clears way for Haryana to implement 75% job quota law

The Supreme Court has set aside the stay that the Punjab and Haryana High Court had ordered to stop the implementation of the 75...

‘Disciplinary action at work against mentally ill employee is discrimination’: SC

The Supreme Court has said that disciplinary action taken at the workplace against employees with mental disabilities is an act of indirect discrimination. The...

SC urges Government to be sympathetic, “model employer”

In 2018, the Supreme Court (SC) had ordered that journalists working for Doordarshan and All India Radio should also be promoted as per the...

‘Carpooling instead of WFH’: Centre’s suggestion to NCR employees

Earlier this week, the Supreme Court (SC) had advised all Delhi government and Central government offices in NCR to ask their employees to work...

Supreme Court advises ‘work from home’ to curb pollution in NCR

Given the hazardous rise in the pollution levels in the national capital region (NCR), the Supreme Court has asked the Centre and state governments...

Employees cannot get date of birth changed in records as matter...

The Supreme Court says that employees cannot apply for change of date of birth at will, as a matter of right. The observation was...

‘Hybrid mode of functioning is not working for us,’ Supreme Court

The pandemic has presented challenges not just for the corporates but even the judiciary of our country. The way judicial proceedings are carried out...

Paid leave for strike days?

The Kerala government has appealed to the Supreme Court against the verdict of the High Court that quelled the government order granting paid leave...

Maratha quota denies right to equality: SC

The Supreme Court does not approve of the Maharashtra government’s proposal to reserve government jobs and also seats in educational institutions and colleges for...

“Pay delayed salaries and pensions of govt staff with interest”: SC

Referring to the salaries and pensions of government employees as “rightful entitlements”, the Supreme Court has ruled that in case of any delays in...

Increase in retirement age to 64 is unalterable: French Labour Minister 

On February 1, 2023, the French Labour Minister, Oliver Dussopt, declared that the increase in retirement age to 64 is unalterable. This statement came...

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Whom to hire? Employees laid off from Google, Amazon, Microsoft or Meta?

The series of layoffs that have swept across large technology companies, such as Google, Amazon, Microsoft and Meta, have created an abundance of talent...

Future Generali India gets Reena Tyagi as CHRO

Reena Tyagi has joined Future Generali India Life Insurance as its new chief human resources officer. Tyagi has been a human resource professional for...

Increase in retirement age to 64 is unalterable: French Labour Minister 

On February 1, 2023, the French Labour Minister, Oliver Dussopt, declared that the increase in retirement age to 64 is unalterable. This statement came...

Bombay HC: Financial crisis is no excuse for not paying employee

A city labour court ruled that  financial crisis cannot serve as a reason for not paying employee salaries and ordered a computer services company...

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