Surya Roshni Ltd. vs. Employees Provident Fund and Anr.

Citation: 2011 LLR 867 Decided on: 24.03.2011 Court:  High Court of Madhya Pradesh Facts The Petitioner-company was remitting the provident fund contribution of eligible employees in accordance with the Employees’ Provident Fund Act, 1952 (‘Act’) and the Scheme and it was deducting provident fund contribution on two components of salary, i.e., Basic + VDA (dearness… Read More Surya Roshni Ltd. vs. Employees Provident Fund and Anr.

Group 4 Securitas Guarding Ltd. vs. Employees Provident Fund Appellate Tribunal & Ors.

Citation: 2012 LLR 22 Decided On: 20.09.2011 Court: High Court of Delhi Facts Regional Provident Fund Commissioner, Faridabad (Haryana) (“Commissioner“) initiated proceedings under Section 7A of the Employees Provident Fund & M.P. Act, 1952 (“Act“) against the Petitioner on the ground that Petitioner had allegedly violated the Act by not depositing provident fund contributions on… Read More Group 4 Securitas Guarding Ltd. vs. Employees Provident Fund Appellate Tribunal & Ors.

Asstt. Provident Fund Commissioner vs. G4S Security Services (India) Ltd. and Anr.

Citation: 2011 LLR 316 Court: High Court of Punjab and Haryana Decided On: 01.02.2011 Facts Respondent-company, for the purposes of determining its contribution under Employees Provident Fund & Misc. Provisions Act, 1952 (“Act“), was taking into consideration the basic wage as given to its employees. The Petitioner claimed that rates of minimum wages which ought… Read More Asstt. Provident Fund Commissioner vs. G4S Security Services (India) Ltd. and Anr.

Manipal Academy of Higher Education vs. Provident Fund Commissioner

Citation: AIR 2008 SC 1951 Court: Supreme Court Decided on: 12.03.2008 Facts Regional Provident Fund Commissioner (“Commissioner“) ordered that the amount received on encashment of earned leave has to be considered for the purpose of calculation of “basic wage” under Section 2(b) of Employees’ Provident Fund and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952 (“Act“). Accordingly, Respondent raised… Read More Manipal Academy of Higher Education vs. Provident Fund Commissioner

Bridge & Roof Co. (India) Ltd. vs. Union of India (UOI)

Citation: AIR1963SC1474 Decided On: 11.09.1962 Court: Supreme Court Facts The Appellant-company had a production bonus scheme in force which provided for payment of production bonus over and above wages fixed. Production bonus was to be paid on certain rates specified in the relevant scheme when the output reaches certain number of tons (say, x tons)… Read More Bridge & Roof Co. (India) Ltd. vs. Union of India (UOI)

Benchmark Infocom (P) Ltd. vs. RPFC

Citation: MANU/EP/0002/2011 Decided On: 02.06.2011 Court: Employees’ Provident Fund Appellate Tribunal, New Delhi Facts The EPF Authority (“Authority“) initiated a proceeding under Section 7A of the Employees’ Provident Fund and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952 (“Act“) and alleged that the Appellant was not paying the minimum wages to its employees required under the Minimum Wages Act.… Read More Benchmark Infocom (P) Ltd. vs. RPFC

Airfreight Ltd. Vs. State of Karnataka & Ors.

Citation: AIR 1999 SC 2459 Decided On: August 04, 1999 Judges: D.P. Wadhwa and M.B. Shah, JJ. Facts: The State Govt. of Karnataka issued a notification dated 19.08.1987 (“Notification“) under Section 27 of the Minimum Wages Act (“Act“) fixing the minimum rates of wages payable to certain categories of employees for “shops and commercial establishments”.… Read More Airfreight Ltd. Vs. State of Karnataka & Ors.

Difference between a ‘Contract Labourer’ and an ‘Employee’

What does the term ‘contract labour’ means? The term ‘contract labour’ under Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970 (“CLRA“) means a workman who is hired in or in connection with the work of an establishment by or through a contractor. It is important to note that the word, ‘hire’, as used in the Act, has… Read More Difference between a ‘Contract Labourer’ and an ‘Employee’