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.

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

06th Jul, 2020

Calcutta High Court decides upon whether an employee can withdraw his resignation, after the same has been accepted by the employer but before the completion of the notice period being served by the employee

  • Labour & Employment,
  • Disputes

20th May, 2020

Government relaxes rules for installation of Aarogya Setu app by employees

  • Labour & Employment

11th May, 2020

Delhi HC holds para 27AA of the EPF Scheme, 1952 not to be ultra vires the EPF Act

  • Labour & Employment,
  • Disputes

The Delhi High Court vide its judgment dated January 10, 2020, in the case of Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (“Appellant”) vs. Union of India an...

03rd Apr, 2020

EPF - Non-refundable Advance

  • Labour & Employment

13th Mar, 2020

Madras High Court on discharge of employee on account of ill health and labour court's scope of interference under Sec. 11A of ID Act

  • Labour & Employment,
  • Disputes

On February 14, 2020 the High Court of Madras had passed an order in the matter of ICICI Bank Limited and others vs. The Presiding Officer And othe...

10th Dec, 2019

Karnataka High Court on limitation period for claiming gratuity

  • Labour & Employment,
  • Disputes

In a recent case, the Karnataka High Court was asked to consider whether the orders passed by competent authority appointed under the Payment of Gr...

29th Nov, 2019

Madras High Court on applicability of Bonus Act to a factory established by a not for profit Trust

  • Labour & Employment,
  • Disputes

In a relatively recent decision of the Madras High Court, rendered in the case of Management Of Worth Trust v. The Presiding Officer [W.A.No.1732 o...

03rd May, 2019

Supreme Court - Minimum Wages Act

  • Labour & Employment,
  • Disputes

On April 29, 2019, Supreme Court in the case of Hindustan Sanitaryware and Industries Ltd. v. State of Haryana decided on certain issues under the...

18th Mar, 2019

SC on which allowances to form part of the 'basic wages' for the purpose of EPF contribution

  • Labour & Employment,
  • Disputes

The Hon’ble Supreme Court vide its judgement dated 28th February 2019, in case of The Regional Provident Fund Commissioner (II) West Bengal v. Vive...

14th Mar, 2019

SC on whether teachers are entitled to gratuity

  • Labour & Employment,
  • Disputes

On March 7, 2019, the Supreme Court of India passed its judgment in the matter of Birla Institute of Technology v. The State of Jharkhand (C.A. No....



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