8 July 2024


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Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill, 2018 passed by Parliament(22.03.2018)

The Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill, 2018 has been passed by parliament today. The bill ensures harmony amongst employees in the private sector a.....

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Cabinet approves introduction of the Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill, 2017 in the Parliament(12.09.2017)

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for introduction of the Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill.....

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Judgments

When no order of punishment had been imposed, gratuity by way of punishment cannot be withheld(17.12.2018)

The present appeal has been preferred against the order, whereby the learned single Judge has declined to pass an order for payment of full gratuity w.....

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Teacher is not an employee, he/she is not entitled to claim any gratuity amount from his employer under the Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972(07.01.2019)

This appeal is directed against the final judgment passed by the High Court whereby the Division Bench of the High Court dismissed the LPA filed by th.....

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An employee has a right to claim interest on delayed payment of retirement benefits(21.06.2021)

The writ Petitioner joined Durgapur Projects Limited, a Government of West Bengal Enterprise, on August 18, 1980. Durgapur Projects Limited is a State.....

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Adjustment or exercise of banker's lien can be made, only if, employee makes over pensionary benefits voluntarily to the bank(03.08.2017)

In present case, Petitioner seeks gratuity from his employer. Petitioner submitted that, the Petitioner was an employee of a bank. A disciplinary proc.....

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To invoke the jurisdiction of Controlling Authority under the PG Act, 10 employees having being employed by establishment in preceding calendar year has to be established(15.06.2023)

Present petition questions the judgment passed by the Controlling Authority under Section 7 of the Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972 ["The PG Act"] whereb.....

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Duty of state is to voluntarily pay gratuity amount to employee rather than to force him to approach court to get his genuine claim(23.03.2018)

Present appeal is against the final judgment passed by the High Court of whereby the High Court dismissed the appeal filed by the Appellant herein and.....

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Employer has a right to withhold the gratuity during the pendency of the disciplinary proceedings(27.05.2020)

In the facts of present case, Respondent ¬employee was in service and posted as Chief General Manager. He was served with the charge-sheet. There was .....

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News

SC: Section 4(5) of Gratuity Act Applies Only When Options for Employee Under the Act(01.05.2020)

Supreme Court has held that Section 4(5) of the Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972 will apply only when there are alternative options for the employee unde.....

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Gujarat HC: Interest on Delayed Payment of Gratuity Mandatory, Not Discretionary(28.04.2022)

Gujarat High Court has reiterated that there is a plain mandate on the employer under the provisions of Section 7 to the Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972.....

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Karnataka HC: Employees Entitled for Gratuity from the Time They Were Employed(20.05.2022)

Karnataka High Court has declined to quash an order passed by the Controlling Authority under the Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972, which directed govern.....

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SC Upholds Amendment Covering Teachers Under Payment of Gratuity Act(30.08.2022)

Supreme Court while upholding the amendment of Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972 extending the benefit of gratuity to teachers, has held that amendment wi.....

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Kerala HC: Teachers Come Within The Preview of 'Employee' U/S 2(e) of Payment of Gratuity Act(11.07.2022)

Kerala High Court has held that teachers come within the preview of 'employee' as defined under Section 2(e) of the Payment of Gratuity Act.

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Teachers can't Claim Gratuity Under Payment of Gratuity Act: SC(08.01.2019)

Supreme Court has observed that a teacher, irrespective of the type of educational institute he/she is working in, is not an 'employee' under Section .....

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Supreme Court Stays Its Judgment Denying Gratuity to Teachers(10.01.2019)

Supreme Court has stayed its judgment in which it had held that a teacher, irrespective of type of educational institute he/she is working, is not an .....

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Kerala HC: Provision Enabling Employee to Get Higher Gratuity Prevails Over One That Limits Gratuity(15.07.2022)

Kerala High Court has held that the provision in the Payment of Gratuity Act which enables an employee to opt for better terms of gratuity would preva.....

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DIRECT TAXATION - Finance Ministry Enhances Income Tax Exemption for Gratuity up to Rs. 20 Lakhs(07.03.2019)

Ministry of Finance has enhanced income tax exemption for gratuity under section 10 (10) (iii) of the Income Tax Act, 1961 up to Rs. 20 lakhs.

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SERVICE - Teachers are Entitled to Gratuity: SC(08.03.2019)

Supreme Court has held that teachers are entitled to invoke Payment of Gratuity Act for claiming gratuity from his/her employer.

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Private Hospitals are Covered Under Payment of Gratuity Act : Kerala HC(23.01.2019)

Kerala High Court has held that private hospitals are covered under the Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972.

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ITAT, Bangalore: Assessee in Principle Entitled to Claim Deduction of Gratuity(22.02.2021)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Bangalore has ruled that assessee in principle is entitled to claim a deduction of gratuity paid before the appe.....

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Kerala HC: Benefit of Gratuity Act Cannot Be Denied to Employee by Designating as Trainee(03.11.2020)

Kerala High Court has observed that an employer cannot deny the benefit of Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972 to an employee by designating him/her as trai.....

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SC to Successful Bidder for Jet Airways: Clear PF, Gratuity Dues of Employees(31.01.2023)

Supreme Court has refused to interfere with the order of NCLAT which directed the Jalan Fritsch consortium, the successful resolution applicant for Je.....

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Kar. HC: Bank Employees' Gratuity Can't Be Adjusted Against Their Outstanding Loan(20.10.2022)

Karnataka High Court while dismissing a petition which set aside the order of the Controlling Authority permitting adjustment of gratuity towards loan.....

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ITAT Delhi: Employees of University Entitled to Full Exemption of Arrears of Gratuity(06.06.2017)

ITAT Delhi has held that an employee of a ‘University’ is entitled to full exemption of arrears of Gratuity and leave encashment u/s 10(10) of Income .....

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Employees of 'Local Bodies' Entitled to Gratuity Under Payment of Gratuity Act: SC(03.04.2019)

Supreme Court has held that the employees of the local bodies like Municipalities are entitled for gratuity under Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972.

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Employees of 'Local Bodies' Entitled to Gratuity Under Payment of Gratuity Act: SC(03.04.2019)

Supreme Court has held that the employees of the local bodies like Municipalities are entitled for gratuity under Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972.

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Bombay High Court Explains Gratuity Cannot be Relinquished Unless Termination Order is Issued(08.08.2019)

Bombay High Court has directed an employer to pay gratuity to an employee as well as reiterated that gratuity of an employee cannot be forfeited under.....

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Centre Doubles Gratuity Limit for Private Sector to Rs 20 Laks(13.09.2017)

Government has decided to double the maximum limit of tax-free gratuity payable to an employee to Rs 20 lakh.

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7th Pay Commission: Pay Hike for 3610+ Judges of SC & HCs Approved(29.11.2017)

7th Pay Commission: Pay Hike for 3610+ Judges of SC & HCs Approved

Tags : The decision will directly impact the computation of salaries, gratuity, allowance structure, and pension of the in-service as well as retired judges of Supreme Court as well as High Courts across the country.

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SC: Employee Won't Lose Entitlement to Gratuity By Merely Opting to Extend Retirement Age(25.11.2021)

Supreme Court has held that mere exercise of option by an employee, to avail the benefit of extension of age of retirement to 60 years, could not oper.....

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Allahabad HC: Gratuity Amount Withheld Due to Pending Criminal Investigation Violates Article 300A(23.01.2020)

Allahabad High Court has observed that withholding the amount of gratuity payable to a retired employee of State merely on account of pendency of crim.....

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Lok Sabha Passes Bill to Enable Govt to Double Tax-free Gratuity to Rs 20 lakh(16.03.2018)

Lok Sabha has passed the Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) bill which seeks to empower the government to fix period of maternity leave and tax-free grat.....

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Bom HC: Gratuity to be Calculated as Per Last Drawn Salary at Final Cessation of Service Bombay(15.01.2024)

Bombay High Court has held that when an employee is transferred from one institute to another under the same management with continuity in service, gr.....

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Govt Paves Way for Tax-free Gratuity of up to Rs20 Lakh(23.03.2018)

Rajya Sabha has approved the Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill, 2018, enabling the government to raise the limit of tax-free gratuity and to fix th.....

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Don’t Force Govt Employees To Approach Court Claiming Gratuity: SC(26.03.2018)

Supreme Court has observed that it is the duty of the state to voluntarily pay the gratuity amount to the appellant rather than to force the employee .....

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Supreme Court Gives Gratuity Boost to Daily Wagers Who Get Regularized(30.03.2018)

Supreme Court has ruled that daily wage-earners who get regularized would be entitled to gratuity for the entire period of service and not just from t.....

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Employees of Private-aided Schools Cannot Seek Gratuity from BMC: Bombay High Court(16.08.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that no employee of private-aided schools can make any claims against Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) for the paym.....

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SC: Gratuity Payable on Resignation from Employment After 5 Years of Continuous Service(16.04.2020)

Supreme Court has observed that the gratuity under the Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972 shall be payable on resignation from employment after 5 years of .....

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Rajasthan HC: Employee Must Receive Gratuity Under Statutory Regulations(31.01.2022)

Rajasthan High Court has observed that an employee must receive gratuity, either under the Payment Of Gratuity Act 1972 or under the Regulations frame.....

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