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I am an IT developer and has recently changed my company. I have served the appropriate notice period, resign accordingly and join a new company. My salary is still due along with an amount due from sep2011(Previous Year). I have all the relevant documents with me. I also have mailed them 6 times and have talked to them over phone. They have promised me to give it at the end of this month but when ask to give this in written as a reply to my mails, they are denying. They have not answered a single mail of mine till now. I have worked there for over 2 years. Please suggest what to do next. I also want to file a compensation for my mental harassment so that they cant do the same to others.

Kumar Abhinav

You have the legal right at any time to terminate the employment contract by complying with the termination clause contained in the contract.Further , your employer is also legally bound to accept it and settle all your outstanding dues.
In view of the above, it seems they are unnecessarily harassing you and deliberately not responding to your representation.Therefore, I would suggest you to immediately serve a legal notice threatening suitable legal actions if your dues are not cleared within a specified date.Thereafter, if they do not respond to you or give a negative reply, please file a recovery suit for the Principal as well as penal interest for causing unnecessary mental torture to you.You may also make a complaint to the Labour Secy. of your State as well to the Central Govt through their Public grievance site in the net.That will create pressure upon them to release the payment.Please take above actions in consultation with a lawyer to strengthen your case.

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I have experience of dealing with matters relating to holdings of board/general meetings,maintenance of statutory registers,filing of necessary returns with the RoC,obtaining licenses for import,replies to Parliament Questions,dealing with the Parliamentary Committees,appearing before various courts to defend my employers,filing affidavits/counter -affidavits,preparing written statements/re-joinder,giving advice to management on complicated legal issues,preparation,drafting and vetting of contracts etc. I have more than 35 years of experiences to deal with the Company Law and Other Commercial Laws of leading Organisations in the country both in Public as well as Private Sectors.

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Obtained ''A'' Grade Certificate in the Parliamentary Procedure from the Secy. General of Parliament in 1994-95.It was in connection with a training course conducted by the BPE for PSU Executives.

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I am presently working as a Company Secretary in Old World Hospitality Pvt. Ltd.located in Delhi.It is engaged in Hospitality Industry.It has Units in India and abroad.It has been given the responsibility to look after operation & Management of ''India Habetat Centre'' located at Lodhi Road,New Delhi.

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