Haryana Labour Department advises the employers or owners of Private Establishments not to terminate the services of their employees or reduce their wages

Mar 30, 2020 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

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Labour Compliance

The Haryana Labour Department on March 23, 2020 issues necessary advisory to the employers or owners of Private Establishments in the State of Haryana for not terminating the services of their employees or reduce their wages in vies of outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic.

In view of COVID-19 pandemic, Government requesting the citizens to remain at home and not to venture out which will constraint the workers or employees to report for work. There may be such incidence that on this pretext, the employers may dispense with the services of the workers or may force the workers or employees to go on leave without wages or salaries.

In the backdrop of such challenging situation, all the employers or owners of Industries, Factories, Shop and Commercial Establishments etc. are advised not to terminate their employees or workers particularly casual or contractual workers from their jobs and not to deduct their wages or salary. Further, the employees or workers of such unit may be treated as ‘On duty and be paid in full’, if the place of employment has been made non-operational due to COVID-19 by any Order or Advisory of the Government.

[Letter No.7047-7127]


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