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Can a government employee be a shareholder of a pvt ltd company? Can he become director of that company? This particular person is a "Grade ASTO (Assistant Station Officer)" with Kerala fire force. Pl


A. Dear Client,

According to Rule 43 of the Kerala Government Servant Conduct Rules, 1960:

(a) Government servants are prohibited from engaging in speculative investments. The habitual buying and selling of securities with notoriously fluctuating values are considered speculative.

(b) Government servants are not allowed to make investments, or permit their family members to do so, which may potentially embarrass or influence them in the discharge of their official duties.

Rule 45 specifies tha ...ReadMore

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icon Leave policy under labour law Karnataka shops and establishment act of 1956

Hi respectable Advocate, would like to know what is the leave policy under labour law karnataka, is there any complusory leave to provide employees, new joined employees can avail leave etc under leav


A. Dear Client,

Leave policies or rules vary based on the applicable Act for a specific establishment. According to the Factories Act, 1948, workers are entitled to one day of earned or privilege leave for every twenty days of work in the previous calendar year. Casual leave (CL) ranges from 5-7 days, and sick leave varies from 5 to 15 days, depending on state legislation.

For employees in private companies, the leave policy includes 30 days of earned leave after 12 months of continuous employme ...ReadMore

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My HR is not responding to my messages and not receiveing my calls what can i do ?


A. I'm sorry to hear about your experience. It's frustrating when communication goes unanswered, especially after being promised a response. There could be various reasons for the lack of response, such as a high volume of applicants, internal changes, or unforeseen circumstances. It's important to follow up politely and professionally to inquire about the status of your application.

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icon Termination while on sick leave

I work for a private limited advertising agency in mumbai. I have been here for over 3 years. I received a termination letter while I was on sick leave on Monday, the date of the termination says 29th


A. Dear client,

A workman may only be fired for convenience in line with the procedures outlined in the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 (the "ID Act"). According to the ID Act, a worker who has completed 240 days of service, or at least one year of notice, may be fired with at least one month's notice or paid in lieu of notice. Retrenchment compensation, equal to 15 days of pay for each year of service completed, is also required. The procedure under IESO Act must be followed.
A workman can raise ...ReadMore

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icon University not refunding fees

Lingyas university offered B.tech for working professional couse. We took admission. Later we found that cause is not affiliated from AICTE. We requested for withdrawl of our admission and fees refund


A. Dear Client,
In the given situation, serving a legal notice to the concerned head of the respective deptt of the University, you can file a complaint under Sec.35 of the Consumer Protection Act, 2019 against the University for deficiency in service and unfair trade practices (conducting courses without affiliation of the competent authority) claiming refund of entire course fees and compensation for harassment along with the cost of litigations. Reach out to an Advocate for guidance and steps.

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icon Reduce Notice period of employment

Hi, I have been working hybrid from last 2 years. In December my company changed the policy and asked us to come to office daily. I put in my papers on 10th December. My notice period is of 3 months.


A. Dear Client,
In the context of your situation in Maharashtra:
1.Reducing Notice Period:Generally, notice periods are contractual obligations, and an employer may insist on the full notice period unless both parties mutually agree otherwise. However, you can negotiate with your employer to seek an early release based on mutual consent. If your company is not willing to change this, you may need to adhere to the agreed-upon notice period.
2.Leave Encashment: In Maharashtra, there is no statutory o ...ReadMore

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icon Posh act 2013

Posh act - Company is not provinding me report of investigation and has terminated my services? What action can I take against company. Also company has not followed the procedures they have not provi


A. Dear Sir,
Get issue a legal notice thereafter approach following authority.

Please approach the following authority or similar authority in a state

The Office Commissioner of Labour

Section 12 in The Industrial Disputes Act, 1947
12. Duties of conciliation officers.- (relevant section 12(2) of ID Act)

(1) Where any industrial dispute exists or is apprehended, the conciliation officer may, or where the dispute relates to a public utility service and a notice under section 22 has been given, ...ReadMore

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icon Mental and emotional harassment by my supervisor in a private firm

I am being repeatedly harassed by my supervisor ina private company. This harassment began 20 days after I shifted to a new place for my job, prior to shifting I had been working for close to 1.5 mon

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2 months ago


A. Dear Client,
There is no specific procedure provided in any law to deal with mental harassment in the workplace. Since mental harassment has been categorized in various forms under Indian law, the action to be taken shall be in accordance with the particular kind of harassment the victim has faced in a private organization. Since it is a very sensitive and delicate issue, the matter needs to be handled carefully otherwise you may be victimized on either pretext. Cases for mental harassment at t ...ReadMore

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icon Warrant against sec 162 and 168 of companies act

A warrant has been sent under section 162 and 168 of companies act from gwalior court. What to do next? Is it bailable?

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2 months ago


A. Dear Client,
Section 162 of IPC deals with a person who accepts or obtains or agrees to accept or attempts to obtain for himself or for any other person any gratification by corrupt or illegal means to influence a public servant and a Non-Bailable offence.. As per Sec.168 IPC whoever, being a public servant, and being legally bound as such public servant not to engages in trade, engages in trade, shall be punished with simple imprisonment for a term which may extend to one year, or with fine, or ...ReadMore

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icon Can a company terminate me if i am not able to move to their base location

I work in a company where i was working from home due for 1.8 years now company has started calling me to banglore . In my offer letter location is mentioned as banglore. But now my mother current sit

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3 months ago


A. Dear Client,
Whether they will provide you with an experience letter or a relieving letter depends on the specific terms and conditions of your employment and the company's policies. Our legal team needs to go through these documents before providing you with any specific legal advice.

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