The term retrenchment means cutting back or reduction. It's commonly understood as the removal or termination. The term ‘retrenchment’ was not originally included in the Industrial Dispute Act, 1947 and it was only in the year 1953. In India the term is explained under Section 2 (oo) of the Industrial Dispute Act, 1947 which says as ‘the terminations by the employer of the service and a workman for any reason whatsoever, otherwise than as punishment inflicted by way of disciplinary action.’
Retrenchment Meaning, Retrenchment Compensation, Termination, Section 2 (oo) of Industrial Dispute Act, 1947, Section 25-F, section 25G, Section 25N of the Industrial Dispute Act, 1947.
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