Employers not willing to pay wages during Lockdown cannot cite financial incapacity to challenge Govt Notification: MHA tells Supreme Court

"Financial incapacity is a legally untenable ground to challenge a direction issued by a competent authority in the exercise of its statutory power", states the MHA's reply.
Employers not willing to pay wages during Lockdown cannot cite financial incapacity to challenge Govt Notification: MHA tells Supreme Court
Payment of Wages - MHA

The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has informed the Supreme Court that "financial incapacity" of an employer to pay his employee is a not a legally tenable ground to challenge its March 29 notification directing to pay employee wages during the COVID-19 lockdown even if no work was done.

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