1. In the present case, the petitioner had raised an industrial dispute on
the ground that his services have been illegally terminated by his
Management. The said dispute was referred to for adjudication to the
Presiding Officer, Labour Court and was registered as ID No.1158/2001.
The petitioner had filed his claim and an ex parte award dated 14.03.2005
had been passed in favour of the petitioner, whereby it was ordered that the
petitioner (claimant) was entitled to reinstatement with continuity in service
and 5% of back wages last drawn by him for the intervening period, i.e.,
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from the date of termination till publication of the award. The 5% of the
back wages were awarded to the workman as the learned Labour Court
found that the delay of the proceedings could be attributed to the petitioner
and also that he had violated the mandate of law as per Rule 10B(1) of the
I.D. Central Rules, 1957.
Source: Indian Kanoon