Supreme Court Judgment – Chauharya Tripathi & Ors. vs L.I.C of India & Ors.

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
CIVIL APPELLATE JURISDICTION
CIVIL APPEAL NO.S 5690-5691 OF 2010
CHAUHARYA TRIPATHI & ORS. ….APPELLANTS
VERSUS
L.I.C OF INDIA & ORS. ….RESPONDENTS

In this appeal, the question involved was whether the award passed by the Central Government industrial tribunal-cum-labor court was overturned justifiably by the High Court of Allahabad. The labor court has no jurisdiction to deal with the lis as the development officers in LIC and they could be treated as workmen.It was held that the development officers can’t be declared as ‘Workmen’ under Section 2(s) of the Industrial dispute act, and the appeal is dismissed….Read More