I have resigned from an Indian company within few months of joining the same due to various unethical practices happening in HR. When I discussed with them on my pending dues like LTA and EXGRATIA(which is deducted every month) , I was told that since you resigned within one year, you are not entitled as per company policy, whereas no such policywas ever discussed or informed to me. Meanwhile, they provided relieving letter without giving any pending dues. They also have background of not releasing pending dues to exemployees. There have been more than 500 cases in last ten years whose dues are still held by company. There are more than dozen litigations from exemployees in labour courts for same.
MY QUESTION IS- CAN ANY EMPLOYER HOLD EMPLOYEE LTA and EXGRATIA DUES ON PRETEXT OF COMPANY POLICY, SPECIALLY IN LIGHT OF AN EX EMPLOYEE WHO IS NO MORE PART OF COMPANY?