Request expert opinion with case law on the following.
An unmarried male employee at the time of joining the company has given PF nomination in favour of his parents who are living at their native place with his younger brother who is better employed privately than this employee.
This employee, subsequently married and his wife is also working in the same organization. The male employee failed to change the nomination post his marriage. Wife personnel documents like ESI Pehchan Card, Family Certificate issued by MRO show that she is the wife of the male employee.
Unfortunately he died in a road accident. Subsequent to his death, Considering the Legal heir status and also poor economic and social conditions of the wife, the company would like to give the benefits like PF, Gratuity and GTLI to the wife of the deceased employee.. what are the consequences. ..
Thanks and regards,