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“Employees cannot insist on transfer, that right…”, important decision of the Supreme Court!

Whether it is a government job or a private job, many of us are trying to change jobs. Government jobs also have a set procedure and rules for transfer. In the private sector, however, transfers often lead to disputes between employers and employees. In a similar case in Uttar Pradesh, the Supreme Court has given a landmark decision on transfer. According to the decision, the employees can be requested to transfer to the desired place, but they cannot request transfer to a specific place, ”the court said.

The petition was rejected by the Allahabad court

The court handed down the verdict during the hearing of the case on Monday. The petitioning woman works as a professor of psychology in a political college in Amroha. However, she wanted to transfer to a post-graduate college in Noida. His petition in this regard was rejected by the Allahabad High Court on September 14, 2017. He then ran directly to the Supreme Court. The court passed the order after an ongoing hearing in the Supreme Court. Justice M. R. A two-judge bench comprising Justice Shah and Justice Aniruddha Bose passed the order.

Not changed again in the same place?

“An employee cannot insist on transferring or not transferring an employee. This decision depends on the employer. They are making these changes as per the need, ”the court said. Meanwhile, the petitioner had worked for 13 years from 2000 to 2013 at the same college in Noida where the professor had applied for transfer. The court also ruled against him.

“Petitioners do not have the facility to be transferred back to the same place where they have been working for as long as 13 years. If the petitioners complete the job in the present place for the required period of time, then they can be requested to transfer to another place, but will not be transferred to the same place again, ”the court said.

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