Record audio/visual while the employees are being threatened to resign or face termination.
If you have evidence it shall help you and without evidence you may suffer.
All employees may stand as a witness to each other.
This shall help a lot to claim Lay off/retrenchment compensation and damages.
Forced resignation can be termed deemed termination and it an offence too.
Salary has to be paid on usual pay day or the employer can be penalized.
If there is a default on payment of wages there may be a default on PF, ESIC, TDS etc……….
Employee can approach:
--- Trade Unions e.g; CITU, AITUC, INTUC ............................
--- Inspector under(Name of your state) Shops and Commercial Establishments Act, If it is commercial establishment.
The employer has to maintain and submit requisite forms and registers according to Shops and Commercial Establishments Act.
If the employer makes false entries it is offence.
--- Inspector under Payment of Wages Act: applicable to all employees drawing wages up to Rs.18000/pm as per def. of wages in the Act.
You may refer to: Payment of Wages Act; Sec13A and 2: 3*[(i), (ia), 3*[(vi), 3, 4 ,5, 13a, 14, 15, 16, 17A, 20………….. and if the Inspector agrees to cover you may immediately submit Form’N’ for recovery of wages.
--- O/o Labor Commissioner
--- ESIC Inspector;
--- RPFC in nearest PF office
--- ITO; TDS where you file your ITR
--- CIT-TDS (jurisdictional) where company files ITR