As per the latest amendment in Gratuity Act 1972, eligibility for gratuity is 4 years and 240 days. As per your query he is not eligible for gratuity as he has completed 4 years and 180 days.
Would like to advice to seek expert advice / legal and check under retrenchment clause is their any rule before any decision.
From United Kingdom, London
The last amendment to Payment of Gratuity Act was in 2010 which do not say about this four years and 240 days.
From India, Thiruvananthapuram
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