Supreme Court upholds amendment to Payment of Gratuity Act extending gratuity benefits to school teachers

Justice Sanjiv Khanna held that the amendment to the Act, with retrospective effect, was necessary to ensure that the teachers are not denied something due and payable to them.
Supreme Court
Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday upheld the amendment to the Payment of Gratuity (PAG) Act that extended the benefit of gratuity to teachers including those in private schools [Independent Schools' Federation of India (Regd.) vs Union of India and Anr.].

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