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Would request your good self that to send a letter to your HR Head duly acknowledged to release the June Salary as you have commitments to be fulfilled.
22nd July 2014 From India, Ahmadabad
22nd July 2014 From India, Lucknow
The employee needs to serve notice period. If he does not, then the employee should pay the notice pay. The chance of recovery from the employee is close to nil. So the company choses to hold back previous months salary so that they have something to recover the notice pay from.
Also they know that holding back previous months salary ensures that the employee will complete his terms of employment, including his notice period.
Though the act does not allow delay in payment of wages / salaries, the Original Poster can not be do anything about it. If he tries to take a legal stand, his relieving letter and BGV will be in danger.
23rd July 2014 From India, Mumbai
Legally, employee is entitled to receive his wages / salary within seven days from the closing of wage period failing which action under the Payment of Wages Act can be initiated by the area Labour Inspector / Officer if the lapse is brought to their notice through a simple application. The punishment practically is minor for a company which is just Rs.1000/- for first offense.
The employer might has held the salary just to harass the employee and keep him under their clutches till the say of re-leaving.
P K Sharma
24th July 2014 From India, Delhi