IMPORTANT JUDGEMENTS for July 2013

IMPORTANT JUDGEMENTS

 Unfit bus driver to be paid compensation instead of job.
2013 LLR 673
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

 Abandonment of job depends upon intention of employee.
2013 LLR 675
DELHI HIGH COURT

 Reinstatement of a daily wager raising dispute after seven years to be quashed.
2013 LLR 675
DELHI HIGH COURT

 A District Manager is not a ''workman''.
2013 LLR 681
DELHI HIGH COURT

 Termination of fixed or ad hoc appointment is not retrenchment.
2013 LLR 687
DELHI HIGH COURT

 Termination of fixed-term employee will not be illegal.
2013 LLR 687
DELHI HIGH COURT

 Compliance of section 25-F is not required when termination is covered by section 2(oo) (bb) of the I.D. Act.
2013 LLR 687
DELHI HIGH COURT

 Evidence dehors pleadings can''t be tenable.
2013 LLR 692
BOMBAY HIGH COURT

 Finding of the Labour Court will be perverse if not based on evidence recorded.
2013 LLR 692
BOMBAY HIGH COURT

 A part-time sweeper is a ''workman'' under ID Act. 
2013 LLR 697
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT

 Compensation in lieu of reinstatement appropriate when termination is without retrenchment compensation.
2013 LLR 697
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT

 An Award of compensation under the Payment of Wages Act can be modified by the High Court.
2013 LLR 698
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT

 Challenging an accepted resignation after receiving dues cannot be permitted.
2013 LLR 699
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT

 Raising an industrial dispute after 14 years is not tenable.
2013 LLR 699
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT

 Disallowing advocate''s representation in enquiry not violative of natural justice.
2013 LLR 700
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT

 Dismissal of a bank employee for embezzlement is not to be interfered.
2013 LLR 700
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT

 Gainful employment will include self-employment.
2013 LLR 705
MADRAS HIGH COURT

 Amendment not to be rejected on technical ground.
2013 LLR 705
MADRAS HIGH COURT

 Alleging denial of proper opportunity is untenable when delinquent failed to participate in enquiry.
2013 LLR 707
MADRAS HIGH COURT

 Under section 11-A of ID Act, Labour Court can modify punishment.
2013 LLR 707
MADRAS HIGH COURT

 No employee has a right to be posted at one place.
2013 LLR 709
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT

 Transfer cannot be stalled for personal inconvenience of employee.
2013 LLR 709
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT

 Transfer is within the exclusive domain of the employer.
2013 LLR 709
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT

 ESI Act applies on architects firm.
2013 LLR 715
KERALA HIGH COURT

 Acquittal does not entitle to full back-wages for suspension period.
2013 LLR 718
KARNATAKA HIGH COURT

 Principle of "no work no pay" applies for denial of pay on absence.
2013 LLR 718
KARNATAKA HIGH COURT

 Challenging resignation after 26 days of acceptance not permitted.
2013 LLR 720
DELHI HIGH COURT

 While imparting justice equity and passion have no place.
2013 LLR 720
DELHI HIGH COURT

 High Court interferes when there is perversity in the Award.
2013 LLR 726
DELHI HIGH COURT

 Termination sans compliance of legal formalities results into reinstatement.
2013 LLR 726
DELHI HIGH COURT

 An unproved document can''t be helpful.
2013 LLR 726
DELHI HIGH COURT

 Dismissal of a conductor for misappropriation not to be interfered.
2013 LLR 729
BOMBAY HIGH COURT

 Deposit of awarded gratuity is must for filing appeal. 
2013 LLR 730
MADRAS HIGH COURT

 Controlling Authority will not enforce private gratuity scheme.
2013 LLR 734
MADRAS HIGH COURT

 Gratuity cannot be denied even if the employee has waived his right in a settlement.
2013 LLR 745
ORISSA HIGH COURT

 Workmen temporarily engaged can''t be regularized.
2013 LLR 748
DELHI HIGH COURT

 Neither court nor executive can frame a scheme to regularize persons.
2013 LLR 748
DELHI HIGH COURT

 Interim orders to continue employment if appointment is irregular and not valid.
2013 LLR 748
DELHI HIGH COURT

 No interference by the Court when misconduct is proved in enquiry.
2013 LLR 751
ANDHRA PRADESH HIGH COURT

 Writ Court not to interfere with findings of facts by the Enquiry Officer.
2013 LLR 751
ANDHRA PRADESH HIGH COURT

 Issuance of unrelated tickets justifies dismissal.
2013 LLR 755
ANDHRA PRADESH HIGH COURT

 An employee deliberately causing financial loss to employer deserves to be prosecuted.
2013 LLR 755
ANDHRA PRADESH HIGH COURT

 Removal for producing fake hotel bills is appropriate.
2013 LLR 757
DELHI HIGH COURT

 Confession of misappropriation will result into loss of confidence.
2013 LLR 760
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT

 Reinstatement is not a rule when compensation is not paid.
2013 LLR 761
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT

 Termination sans retrenchment compensation is illegal.
2013 LLR 761
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT

 Setting aside the dismissal of bus conductor, guilty of carrying passengers without tickets not proper.
2013 LLR 762
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT

 Rules of evidence, as applicable in criminal trial, are not applicable in departmental proceedings
2013 LLR 762
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT

 Reinstatement relates back to the date of initial appointment.
2013 LLR 765
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT

 Compensation in lieu of reinstatement would be appropriate.
2013 LLR 766
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT

 Damages for default of PF dues to be levied at uniform rate
2013 LLR 771
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT

 Ex-parte order under section 7A by the RPFC will not be remanded when petitioner failed to produce record.
2013 LLR 773
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT

 Gratuity can be adjusted against dues when the employee has given an unconditional consent.
2013 LLR 774
CALCUTTA HIGH COURT

 Gratuity cannot be withheld for non-vacating the quarters.
2013 LLR 777
MADHYA PRADESH HIGH COURT