(2018)1 SCeJ 524

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

23 February, 2018

PLR

SUPREME COURT E@JOURNAL

 

 

Industrial Dispute Act, 1947 , Section 17-B   - An order passed under Section 17-B of Act does not merge with the final order passed in the appeal and being an independent order, it remains alive for enforcement -  During pendency of Civil appeal filed by employer corporation against order of High Court upholding the industrial reference  made by the government in favour  of the workman,  apex court passed interim order under section 17-B for payment of interim amount  - Amount not paid , in the meanwhile civil appeal decided in favour of the employer corporation and held employee not to be a workman -    Even if the employer eventually succeeds in its appeal against his employee, in which such order was passed during the pendency of employer’s appeal, the employer continues to remain under legal obligation to comply with such order passed by the Court under Section 17-B of the Act in favour of the employee .