Extract for info:
Dismissal during absence of pregnancy,
12. Dismissal during absence of pregnancy,.- (1) When a woman
absents herself from work in accordance with the provisions of this
Act, it shall be unlawful for her employer to discharge or dismiss her
during or on account of such absence or to give notice of discharge or
dismissal on such a day that the notice will expire during such
absence, or to vary to her disadvantage any of the conditions of her
(2) (a) The discharge or dismissal of a woman at any time during
her pregnancy, if the woman but for such discharge or dismissal would
have been entitled to maternity benefit or medical bonus referred to
in section 8, shall not have the effect of depriving her of the
maternity benefit or medical bonus:
Now the intention to terminate the employee by giving 30 days notice/salary i/l of notice may be legal but ethics of such action need to be considered.
Is the lady not working satisfactorily?
Has she been warned/counselled in writing or even verbally before and if so what is the result there of.
One must not treat employees as a disposable commodity.
8th July 2015 From India, Pune
8th July 2015 From India, Mumbai
3rd November 2016 From India, Delhi