Enforcing lockdown; as the world of work undergoes drastic changes due to the sudden outbreak of the Coronavirus, there are so many questions pertaining to the legal implications of some actions that employers might take due to the COVID-19 crisis.
In this current situation there is a flexibility available with the employers to allow or not allow its employee work from home and the specify their own guidelines for the same. However, the statutory provisions relating to working hours, overtime payment etc. shall continue to apply as if the employee has been working from the office premises; but is it the same with the perquisites that the employee get? Does this pandemic and the lockdown cover all the perks that the management has given to the employees for example the HRA, Leaves, Allowances? Has your employer cancelled all your entitled leaves for this duration quoting the “Force Majeure” clause? Do you have any concerns regarding your perquisites? If yes, please contact us at https://sabkuchlegal.com/contact-us.
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