Topic: Sec 81. Payment in advance in certain cases

A worker who has been allowed leave for not less than four days, in the case of an adult, and five days, in the case of a child, shall, before his leave begins, be paid the wages due for the period of the leave allowed.


Standing orders of a company have merely statutory flavour whereas section 81 of the Act is a provision of a statute, therefore, the provisions of section 81 must prevail over the standing orders of the company; Maharashtra General Kamgar Union v. Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd., 1996 LLR 899.