COVID-19 Lockdown: Bombay HC allows employers to deduct wages of absentee employees in areas where restrictions are relaxed [Read Order]

The plea challenged MHA's advisory against wage deduction. The High Court declined to intervene, for now, save to clarify that where restrictions have been partially lifted, the wages of absentee workers can be deducted.
People Mumbai
People Mumbai

The Bombay High Court on Thursday declined to interfere, for the time-being, in a plea challenging the MHA notification requiring employers to pay their workers their salaries during the period of the COVID-19 lockdown (Align Components Pvt. Ltd., and another Vs. Union of India and others).

The Court declined to interfere, noting that a similar matter is pending before the Supreme Court at present.

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