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Recent Important Labour Judgments - From the Court room

1. Amount of compensation is to be based on an amount equal to 50% of the monthly wages multiplied by relevant factor. Surekha & Others vs. The Branch Manager, National Insurance Co. Ltd. 2017 LLR 1126 (S.C.)

2. Proceedings under section 7A of EPF Act can well be equated for the purpose with a court, since the same are judicial proceedings. Amit Vashistha vs. Suresh and Another. 2017 LLR 1199 (S.C.)

3. The EPF dues payable to the employees would be covered within the provisions of Societies Act and would get first priority. The dues of the provident fund have to be treated as dues payable to workmen and employees. Employees' Provident Fund Organisation vs. Government of Andhra Pradesh. 2017 LLR 1226 (S.C.)

4. Though application claiming gratuity is filed after 32 years on the death of the employee, but allowing the same by condoning the delay by the Appellate Authority is correct. General Manager, South Eastern Coal Fields Ltd. vs. Pritpal Singh. 2017 LLR 1143 (M.P. H.C.)

5. Section 15(2) of the Payment of Wages Act, 1936 does not make any distinction between the application made for wrongful deduction of wages and the delayed payment of wages. M/s. Tayo Rolls Ltd. vs. Santosh Kumar Gupta. 2017 LLR 1141 (Jhar. H.C.)