New Delhi-Metropolitan Magistrate against Srilankan Airlines judgment

Srilankan Airlines had a policy SPASH viz.   Special   Policy   Against   Harassment   with   effect   from 01.10.2005.  This was much before the That   the   Sexual   Harassment   of   Women   at   Workplace   (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 came into force after receiving the assent of the president on 22.04.2013.

However, the court held that Srilankan Airlines did not constitute the ICC as required under the POSH Act after 22 April 2013.  The court also held that the company had a committee as per their SPASH policy. This policy was not in compliance with Section 4 (1) of Sexual Harassment of Women (Prevention Prohibition and Redressal Act) 2013.  The court held that the company has violated Section 4 (1) of Sexual Harassment of Women

(Prevention   Prohibition   and   Redressal   Act)   2013   and   is   liable   to   be convicted u/s 26 of the same. It is now posted for arguments on sentence on 07.01.2021.

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