“Govt has not taken any steps for workforce instead put the burden on employers to pay full wages” Petition in SC to set aside MHA Order

Plea says organizations should be completely exempted from paying its workmen during the lockdown as “one-sided implementation of contract alone is not permitted"
“Govt has not taken any steps for workforce instead put the burden on employers to pay full wages” Petition in SC to set aside MHA Order
Exemption from Payment of Wages

After Mumbai-based textile firm, a Punjab-based collective of 41 small scale organizations including sole proprietorship and partnership-based firms have moved Supreme Court to set aside March 29 order of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) directing private establishments to pay full wages to workers during the period of COVID-19 lockdown.

The plea also challenges the constitutional validity of Section 10(2)(i) of the Disaster Management Act, 2005

Section 10 (2) (i)
Section 10 (2) (i)
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