Back Wages cannot be claimed as Right on reinstatement in service, Supreme Court

Murali Krishnan September 20 2018
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The Supreme Court has ruled that an employee has no right to claim back wages from employer as a right only because the Court has set aside the dismissal order and directed reinstatement in service of the employee.

This principle was reiterated by a Bench of Justices AM Sapre and S Abdul Nazeer in two separate judgments delivered today – 1. Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation v. Shri Phool Chand and 2. The Management of Regional Chief Engineer P.H.E.D. Ranchi . . .

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