Can i lose my job if 498a is filed against me


Sir/Madam,i am working in ltd company for >last 5 yrs but now facing 498a and related cases in court and i want to know what steps to be followed as per law to save my job in case of Jailed to me by court .... Pls help in this situation is company has right to terminate my services or only suspended as per indian law as i really do not want to lose my job thanx

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67 votes

Sir there is no such law that can terminate you from your job .. Since the offence is only domestic and not against the company that you are working with... Moreover till now you are only facing trial and not been held guilty..


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193 votes

Generally Companies have a clause in the employment contract wherein they provide that they reserve the right to terminate your services in case you are convicted in a case of moral turpitude. So you must check the terms and conditions of your service and the only way to save your job would be to ensure that you are not convicted by a Court of law for an offence involving moral turpitude.

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216 votes

hi,
First of all you should go through with your job agreement, and generally the company will not terminate per suspend you upto the period approx 48 hrs then they after 48 hrs they will move your suspension upto 2 or 3 weeks or more upto 1 months then they will process to the termination and can terminate after 2 or 3 months but if get bail then the you will be safe and in my opinion you should apply for the anticipatory bail so that you will not be arrested by the police.

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Puneet Sharma

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