Its a great judgement and must be highly appreciated by all concerned.
It provides relief from misery and hardships to families of innocent employees, which suffer as these cases/proceedings continue for years, after which the ex-employee gets exonerated.
Four Highcourts have given decisions in favour of RRB employees:
- Dictum is "Better Terms" can be give over & above the PGA-1972 or contract between officers/employees.
- It is clarified that there can't be two terms of wages or 'pay' i.e. one for workmen another for officers.
- As per RRB OSR-2010, one month salary for one completed year of service will be paid where DA will be excluded.
- As per RRB OSR-2010, ONE-HALF month 'pay' for > 30 years excluding DA. 45 days in a year . Total no limit as per mutual agreement.
Jabalpur H,C Decision