Payment of bonus is the statutory liability on the employer and receipt of bonus amount is the legal right of the employee and the amount to be paid, to whom to be paid and by when to be paid has been well framed in the Payment of Bonus Act. The employer cannot unethically amend the bonus scheme depriving bonus to its employees. The employees resigned from the service also are entitled to bonus for their tenure.We have received multiple complaints from employees across India that the employer HCL Technologies Limited has initiated a policy to recover bonus paid to the employees. If the employee fails to pay the amount his/her experience certificate, relieving letter and other employment documents & benefits are withheld by the company. The said policy implemented by the company to recover bonus already paid to its employees forcefully is iniquitous, arbitrary and harsh. Nascent Information Technology Employees Senate NITES has submitted official complaint to PMO India, Ministry of Labour and Employment and Ministry of Corporate Affairs against HCL Technologies unlawful bonus recovery policy.
Information Technology sector employees Union working extensively for the welfare, rights, justice & empowerment of IT, BPO & KPO professionals in India. Supporting workers facing illegal terminations, layoffs, reduction in wages, forceful resignation, deduction of earned leaves, denial of Maternity Benefits & various other employment issues.