Updates



Quick updates to help our readers stay up to date on various legal and regulatory developments. It is not intended to be an analysis on the subject, but merely a brief snapshot.

Labour & Employment

12th Jan, 2021

Labour Law Case Summary (Half-yearly Update): Part 3

  • Labour & Employment

In the first and second part of this three-part series, we had provided a brief overview of the recent judicial decisions rendered in the period, A...

21st Dec, 2020

Labour Law Case Summary (Half-Yearly Update): Part 2

  • Labour & Employment

In the first part of this three-part series, we had provided a brief overview of the recent judicial decisions rendered in the period, April, 2020 ...

24th Nov, 2020

Applicability of the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, 2019

  • Labour & Employment

27th Aug, 2020

Jharkhand High Court rules on who can be held to be a workman under the ID Act

  • Labour & Employment,
  • Disputes

The Jharkhand High Court on May 19, 2020 in the matter of Tata Refractories Ltd., Jamshedpur v. Presiding Officer, Labour Court, Jamshedpur and anr...

25th Aug, 2020

Tripura HC, inter-alia, decides upon the issue of applicability of Payment of Gratuity Act to a municipality, which had adopted CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972

  • Labour & Employment,
  • Disputes

The High Court of Tripura on May 29, 2020 in the case of Samir Kumar Ghosh v. The State of Tripura, had dealt with the issue of applicability of Pa...

04th Aug, 2020

Supreme Court rules on whether an employer would be permitted to withhold gratuity during the pendency of disciplinary proceedings against a superannuated employee

  • Labour & Employment,
  • Disputes

A three-judge Bench of the Supreme Court on May 27, 2020 in the case of Chairman¬-cum¬-Managing Director, Mahanadi Coalfields Limited v. Sri Rabind...

03rd Aug, 2020

Madras High Court rules on whether a probe into the evidence and facts relating to a settlement can be adjudicated by a Labour Court/Tribunal as an 'industrial dispute'

  • Labour & Employment,
  • Disputes

A Division Bench of the Madras High Court, on July 13, 2020 in the matter of Royal Enfield Employees Union v. The Government of Tamil Nadu, had dea...

03rd Aug, 2020

Gujarat High Court rules on whether it is justified to reinstate a workman even wherein there is a delay in raising a dispute by the workman

  • Labour & Employment,
  • Disputes

The Gujarat High Court on May 29, 2020 in the matter of Lakhamshi Govindji Haria School v. Kirit Bhupatbhai Bhatt and anr., had dealt with the issu...

27th Jul, 2020

Orissa High Court rules on interpretation of 'may' used in Section 25-O (5) of the ID Act and whether settlement entered under ID Act can contravene provisions of Chapters VA and VB of the ID Act or not

  • Labour & Employment,
  • Disputes

23rd Jul, 2020

Kerala High Court decides upon whether non-executive directors who are not in charge of day-to-day of the establishment could be prosecuted for contravention of the provision of the EPF Act

  • Corporate and M&A,
  • Labour & Employment,
  • Disputes

23rd Jul, 2020

Kerala High Court decides upon whether the provident fund department can proceed against a present occupier of an establishment basis prior dues owed by such an establishment

  • Labour & Employment,
  • Disputes

23rd Jul, 2020

Karnataka High Court holds that ex-gratia amount paid not in accordance with the statutory provision, cannot be deducted from the compensation awarded under the Employees Compensation Act, 1923

  • Labour & Employment,
  • Disputes



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