Gratuity can be withheld for recovery of dues: SC
A bench headed by justice Sanjay K Kaul held that there is no prohibition against recovering ues including penal rent — the rent with penalty for overstaying in official accommodation — from an employee’s gratuity.
Updated: Dec 27, 2020, 01:54 IST
By Utkarsh Anand, Hindustan Times New Delhi
Supreme Court (PTI)
The gratuity money of an employee can be withheld and forfeited for recovery of dues such as overstaying in official accommodation, the Supreme Court has ruled.