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

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.

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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