Employee who resigns on eve of retirement after rendering qualifying service does not forfeit his right to pension: Calcutta HC

Noting that the employee had resigned on account of mental depression, the Court observed that "This illness is serious and normally interferes with one’s ability to perform in the workplace."
Calcutta High Court
Calcutta High Court

The Calcutta High Court recently directed a bank to constitute an authority to determine whether its employee, who had resigned four years before superannuation, could be treated as having voluntarily retired from service.

If found to have voluntarily retired, then an application made by him for availing the pension scheme should be processed by November 20, 2020, the Court further directed. (United Bank of India v Sri Swapan Kumar Mullick & Ors)

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