Seniority benefit cannot accrue retrospectively for period prior to joining service: Supreme Court

The Court held that seniority benefits cannot apply retrospectively with respect to a period during which the concerned person was not in service, unless directed by court or expressly provided by the applicable rules.
Seniority benefit cannot accrue retrospectively for period prior to joining service: Supreme Court
Justices R. Subhash Reddy and Hrishikesh Roy

The Supreme Court on Tuesday held that seniority benefit can accrue only after a person joins service and not retrospectively with respect to a period during which the concerned person was not in service (State of Bihar vs Arbind Jee).

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