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Industrial act covers IT, says Chennai labour court

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published May 11, 2016, 4:01 am IST
Updated May 11, 2016, 4:01 am IST
On January 22, 2013, his services were terminated stating that his performance was not satisfactory.
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CHENNAI: A city labour court has ruled that IT firm employees also come under the ambit of Industrial Disputes Act. It has directed HCL Technologies Ltd to reinstate a sacked techie with all back wages. Setting aside the termination order, in a landmark ruling, the Presiding Officer, I-Additional Labour Court, S. Nambirajan, also directed the company to reinstate him with continuity of service.

K. Ramesha of Annanur, Chennai, submitted he served as a Senior Service Programmer in HCL Technologies Limited. On January 22, 2013, his services were terminated stating that his performance was not satisfactory.

 

Rejecting the contentions of the management, the judge confirmed that Mr Ramesha was a workman as per Industrial Disputes Act directed the IT firm to reinstate him with continuity of service and to pay full back wages.

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