Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Jet management must comply with gratuity rules: Regional Labour Commissioner

Mumbai: The Regional Labour Commissioner (RLC), which is hearing complaints of Jet Airways’ employees on issues related to delay in salary payments, has told the management to adhere to Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972 and file compliance report by June 19.
The RLC has also ordered the Civil Aviation Ministry to send its representatives to attend the hearings.
The employees’ union — backed by Bhartiya Kamgar Sena, a wing of Shiv Sena — had filed a dispute against Jet Airways management and SBI for not clearing salaries for over two months.
The union had also said that their provident fund and gratuity was not paid.
In the previous hearing, Jet Airways management had submitted a letter stating that they had cleared the provident fund dues till February.
According to the minutes of the hearing held on Tuesday, the RLC advised the “management to comply under provision of section 4A of the Payment of Gratuity act, compulsory insurance, in respect to existing employees who are on the roll of the company and ex-employees and submit a report/position in the next hearing.”
28/05/19 Business Line
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