I was working with an IT company, under a consulting contract. I started working at the end of Jan'18.
However, on the 16th of march'18, I was given the information regarding termination of the contract through email. The contract stipulates a notice period of one month for both parties if they decide to terminate the contract. I was told that I have up to a month to wrap up my current work before separation. I continued going to the office to complete my work, diligently.
However, today I was told that tom (22nd March'18) will be my last day. I reminded the employer of the notice period. He said that he will pay my salary, for the month of march'18 on 31st march'18 & then the rest by 16th April '18 (the day when notice period ends). I was asked to handover the laptop & not come from tom. When I objected, saying that I should be paid today because you're asking me not to come tom, they refused. They then went on to snatch my laptop, pushing me (physically manhandling me), abusing me & threatening me. They also said that they'll not pay me a penny and I could go do what I want.
Is there a legal course of action that I can take? Will I get paid for 1.5months (INR75 thousand) which is rightfully due? I am a senior professional, very well respected in my industry & have never been insulted like this. Pls help...
Asked 4 years ago in Business Law
What are the laws under which I can fight this case, for the following things
Non-payment of dues
Physically manhandling me & snatching the laptop
Threatening me, abusing me & insulting me
Leveling false allegations (completely unsubstantiated)
Asked 4 years ago