The Longevity Of Past Service Is Ordinarily Advantageous To The Workman: Karnataka High Court

Posted On - 16 January, 2024 • By - King Stubb & Kasiva

The Hon’ble High Court of Karnataka in Writ Appeal No. 997 of 2023 (L-TER) has dismissed an appeal by the appellant management and has upheld the order passed by the single judge bench of the Hon’ble High Court which had confirmed the award passed by the labour court reinstating a workman who was dismissed as punishment for intermittent unauthorised absence on account of health grounds of the workman’s father and spouse. The Hon’ble High Court made an observation that long service in any industrial establishment, needs to be recognized as something advantageous to the workman, ordinarily.