Please read “Who has stated to you that BPO employees can approach a trade union?”
“Who has stated to you that BPO employees can not approach a trade union?”
You are not sitting on a strike. Your salary and wages are not being paid.
This company should be reported to the govt. authorities.
You must attend office and mark attendance even if there is no work. The work is to be procured by company.
In your situation you should build record even if you have to send proceedings of the day by email. The company has to relieve you in time if company is not providing home drop or night stay if company wants to hold you later than the timing of last conveyance available in the dead of night. You must place everything on record in writing and build record in your favor. It is felt that you are the first one to be asked to go and team members are in the queue.
Dept. of Labor website is :
You can contact the inspectors.
Bombay SE Act is available at:
This Raj may be as per SE Act
“(16) "Manager" means a person declared to be a manager under section 7;”
The companies show salary and wages as expenses. The Inspector under SE Act can inspect records. There are provisions for penalties.
51. Employer [and manager to produce registers, records etc. for
inspection.-Every employer [and in his absence the manager shall on demand
produce for inspection of an Inspector all registers, records and notices required
to be kept under and for the purpose of this Act.
55. False entries by employer and manager.
If the company want to terminate your services company should tender notice/notice pay.
The termination order can be contested. Company has to issue termination order in writing. You may not stop till it is supplied to you. If terminated company shall claim that your dues shall be paid in FNF statement which shall either happen late or never.
It shall be appropriate to demand payment of salary in writing. If verbally you have been terminated then why you should wait, so raise your demand for payment of salary at once. As per SE Act you deserve to be paid 14 days notice pay. It may be difficult to prove that you are not a workman. The company feels that you shall not be able to stake your claim as workman.
You may look into break up of your salary and approach Wages Inspector under payment of wages Act.
бб.Notice of termination of service.-No employer shall dispense with the
services of an employee who has been in his continuous employment -
(a) for not less than a year, without giving such person at least thirty days' notice
in writing, of wages in lieu of such notice:
(b) for less than a year but more than three months, without giving such person
at least fourteen days' notice in writing, or wages in lieu of suc
The details of IT/BPO companies can be seen at :
Maharashtra IT Policy 2003 can be accessed:
9. Industry friendly and Supporting environment:
9.1 To enable IT and ITES units to work
efficiently on 24x7x365 basis, provisions under the Shops and
Establishments Act have been relaxed for working hours, work
shifts and employment of women.
Other provisions of SE Act are applicable.