InvestorQ : What was the Supreme Court’s verdict on payment of full wages by the employer for the period of lockdown?
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What was the Supreme Court’s verdict on payment of full wages by the employer for the period of lockdown?

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Neelam Naik answered.
3 months ago


On Friday, the Supreme Court passed a verdict stating that centers cannot force the employers to pay full wages to their workers for the entire 54 days of the lockdown period. This decision has been taken considering that not all the business organizations could be able to pay their employees in full. This verdict has given a big relief to employers, factories, and several private companies.

However, the Supreme Court also held that the center shall submit their response to the verdict within a period of 4 weeks. Also, the center’s labor department would be responsible for possible negotiations between the employee and employer for payment of wages.