Category: Legal News

Delhi: High Court pulls up municipal corporations for non-payment of salaries and pensions

Delhi: High Court pulls up municipal corporations for non-payment of salaries and pensions 21 January 2021: The division bench of Justices Vipin Sanghi and Rekha Palli while hearing multiple petitions in relation to non-payment of salaries and pensions to the employees of Delhi municipal corporations, held that the right to receive salary and pension is […]

Delhi government to withdraw FIRs against migrant workers lodged during lockdown

Delhi government to withdraw FIRs against migrant workers lodged during lockdown 22 December 2020: The state government of Delhi issued instructions to the Home department to withdraw all FIRs/complaints which were lodged against migrant workers during the lockdown. The cases were registered by the police when thousands of migrant workers violated prohibitory orders inorder to […]

Kerala: High Court restrains BPCL unions from joining countrywide general strike

Kerala: High Court restrains BPCL unions from joining countrywide general strike 26 November 2020: Justice A K Jayasankaran Nambiar of the Kerala High Court restrained the employees union of BPCL and its members in Kochi from taking part in the nationwide general strike by issuing an interim order on a petition filed by Kurian P […]

Supreme Court refuses to entertain Neyveli Coal India Ltd. plea against NGT order

Supreme Court refuses to entertain Neyveli Coal India Ltd. plea against NGT order 28 October 2020: A three-judge bench of Justices L Nageswara Rao, Hemant Gupta and Ajay Rastogi refused to entertain the plea of Neyveli Coal India Limited against the National Green Tribunal order imposing an interim penalty of Rs five crore on NLC […]

Supreme Court orders government to ensure free ration to sex workers

Supreme Court orders government to ensure free ration to sex workers 22 September 2020: A division bench of Justices LN Rao and Hemant Gupta has ordered the state governments to ensure that sex workers get rations even if they do not possess ration cards. Hearing a petition filed by Durbar Mahila Samanvaya Committee the bench […]

Supreme Court issues notice to Gujarat government over amendment cancelling overtime pay

Madras High Court directs Tamil Nadu government to survey all migrant workers 28 August 2020: A division bench of Justices MM Sundresh and R Hemalatha has directed the Tamil Nadu government to undertake an extensive survey to identify, register and enlist all unorganised manual workers to ensure that they benefit from various government schemes.  The […]

NGT orders companies to pay compensation to gas leak victims

Delhi High Court stays health workers’ lay off, orders probe against contractual employment 31 July 2020: Delhi High Court ordered the stay of illegal layoff of over 200 contract health workers at Lady Hardinge Hospital and ordered a probe in the matter. The Multi-Tasking Staff (MTS) at Lady Hardinge Medical College were being made to […]

Supreme Court orders no action against employers who do not comply to MHA order on payment of wages

Calcutta High Court orders labour department to initiate action against jute mill owners for non-payment of lockdown wages 24 June 2020: A division bench headed by justice T.B.N Radhakrishnan of the Calcutta High Court ordered the state labour department to initiate legal action against jute mill owners on account of non-payment of wages for the […]

Andhra Pradesh High Court orders government to seize premises of LG Polymers

Delhi High Court orders transport department to release relief money within 10 days 30 May 2020: A bench of Justices Hima Kohli and Subramonium Prasad has ordered the transport department to release assistance package of Rs 5,000 each into bank accounts of the eligible non-chip public service vehicle (PSV) badge holder drivers of auto rickshaws, […]

Supreme Court allows construction workers to approach Consumer Court against Construction Workers’ Welfare Board

Supreme Court allows construction workers to approach Consumer Court against Construction Workers’ Welfare Board. 18 March 2020: In the matter of Joint Labour Commissioner & Registering Officer and Ors. Vs. Kesar Lal a division bench of Justices DY Chandrachud and Ajay Rastogi ruled that a construction worker registered under the Building and Other Construction Workers […]

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