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SC partially upholds Kerala HC verdict regarding salary limit of 15,000

According to Livelaw, The supreme court (SC) has partially upheld the Kerala High Court judgment. The court has quashed the limit of Rs 15,000 monthly salary for joining the pension fund. Case Background An appeal was filed in the supreme court (SC) by the Employees Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) and the Union Government. The appeal was challenged against:- The Kerala, Rajasthan, and Delhi High Court judgments which had quashed the Employee’s Pension (Amendment) Scheme, in 2014. Court Proceedings A bench comprising Chief Justice of India UU Lalit, Justice Aniruddha Bose, and Justice Sudhansha Dhulia pronounced the verdict while hearing the appeals. “Employees who could not exercise the option due to the cut-off date shall be given a further chance to exercise the option. They shall be ...