Category: Legal News

Punjab: High Court convicts police officers for killing protesting workers

Assam: Labour Commissioner takes Wipro to court for violating Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act 29 September 2019: Labour Commissioner’s office in Assam has acted on a complaint of contract data entry operators employed by Wipro in Guwahati, Assam for executing National Register of Citizens (NRC) project. The company did not obtain a contractor’s license […]

Madras High Court stays government order declaring the auto component manufacturing sector a public utility service

Maharashtra: Bombay High Court reprimands National Textile Corporation Limited for gender based discrimination 22 August 2019: A division bench of justices Akil Kureshi and S J Kathawalla, while hearing the petition of a woman clerk in Podar Mills, a unit of National Textile Corporation Limited (NCLT) rapped the corporation for discriminating among employees based on […]

Home based garment workers entitled to Provident Fund, rules Supreme Court

Delhi: High Court upholds ₹20,000 per month minimum wages for nurses 26 July 2019: Ruling in favour of the Delhi Government, Delhi High Court upheld the Government Order to fix the minimum wage of nurses in the state at ₹20,000 per month. The Association of Healthcare Providers (India) had appealed against the GO stating that […]

Tamil Nadu: SHRC orders reinstatement of worker with ₹ 20.67 lakhs as back wages

Tamil Nadu: SHRC orders reinstatement of worker with ₹ 20.67 lakhs as back wages 21 June 2019: The State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has ordered the Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC) to reinstate a worker who was terminated in 2004 for allegations of irregular work. The labour department had held the termination wrongful in […]

Honorarium workers are entitled to maternity benefits, rules Allahabad High Court

Uttarakhand: HC issues notice to state health department on non-payment of bonus to National Health Mission (NHM) workers 15 May 2019: The Uttarakhand High Court has issued notice to the state health department on the matter of non-payment of loyalty bonus to 2500 contract health workers. Loyalty bonus was introduced by the government in 2017-18 […]

Supreme Court overturns Uttarakhand HC judgement on regularisation of construction workers

Supreme Court overturns Uttarakhand HC judgement on regularisation of construction workers 19 March 2019: The Supreme Court of India has overturned an order of the Uttarakhand High Court which devised a scheme for regularisation of construction workers employed by the Border Roads Organisation and its allied organisation the General Reserve Engineering Forces. A division bench […]

Supreme Court: Order for eviction of over 1 million forest working people stayed

Supreme Court: Order for eviction of over 1 million forest working people stayed 28 February 2019: The Supreme Court of India has stayed its previous order dated 13 February 2019 regarding the eviction of about 1.1 million scheduled tribes and other forest dwelling communities in over 16 states whose claims over forest land had been […]

Contract workers are entitled to maternity benefits: Kerala High Court

Karnataka: HC slams Hindustan Aeronautics Limited for employing workers under sham and bogus contracts  8 January 2018: The Karnataka High Court has ordered the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) to regularise 15 contract workers with full benefits. The HC found that the workmen were employed in work of perennial nature and that HAL was using sham […]

Gujrat: HC orders regularisation of contract of 400 contract municipal workers

Delhi: High Court halts mass lay off at Press Trust of India 28 November 2018: Hearing the plea of Federation of PTI Employees Union the Delhi High Court put a stay on the arbitrary retrenchment order of 297 employees issued by Press Trust of India (PTI) on 29 September 2018. PTI had overnight terminated the […]

Madras High Court bars MSI Automotive from using contract workers

Tamil Nadu: Madras High Court bars MSI Automotive from using contract workers 09 October 2018: Justice S. Vimla hearing the plea of contract workers of Myoung Shin India Pvt. Ltd.(MSI) barred the company from hiring contract workers. MSI is the Indian subsidiary of the Korean manufacturer Myoung Shin which produces automobile parts for manufacturing giant […]

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