Workmen cannot be terminated without complying retrenchment procedure: Gujarat HC

Workmen cannot be terminated without complying retrenchment procedure: Gujarat HC

Gujarat High Court in PWD and Forest Employees Union vs. State of Gujarat C.A.No.1/2021 while dealing with a case of workmen (appointed on seasonal basis) who has been terminated in violation of the provisions of Section 25-F of the of the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 (“IDA”) held that termination of workmen were bad in law and void ab initio since the breach of Section 25-F is established beyond doubt, as the documents indicate that the subsequent action of proposing to pay the compensation and the notice pay would be of no avail.

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