The Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) on February 20, 2023 has instructed the field offices that they should implement the directions of the Hon’ble Supreme Court in EPFO Vs Sunil Kumar and Ors., within the stipulated timeline.
As per the circular, the following employers with their employees may submit joint options under para 11(3) and (4) to the regional office:
The instructions also set out guidelines as to the manner in which the employees will have to apply for a higher pension, save for further clarifications required to be issued by the EPFO; and provide for a grievance redressal process for employees.
SLP (C) No. 8658-8659 of 2019