These Standing Orders apply to all persons who come within the definition of ‘Workman’ in the Industrial Employment ( Standing Orders) Act, 1946.
In these Standing Orders unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context:-
(a) “Company” means Kerala State Electronics Development Corporation Limited.
(b) “Management” means the Company’s Managing Director and includes all officers to whom any of the functions, in relation to which the term used in these Standing Orders, is delegated by the Managing Director.
(c) “Premises” means the factory buildings, Administrative Offices (including Branch Offices) godowns, warehouses, showrooms, store and such other premises ( whether at present existing or that may be established in future) which are used for transacting any of the business of the Company or for keeping any of the properties belonging to the Company and includes vacant places adjacent or appertinent thereto.
(d) “Workman” means any employee of the Company, who is covered by the definition of “Workman” as per the Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act 1946.
(e) “Permanent Workman” is a workman who has been engaged on a permanent basis and who has been confirmed in any grade or salary after satisfactory completion of the probationary period stipulated in the appointment letter issued to him or by these Standing Orders including breaks due to sickness accidents, leave, lockout, strike ( not being an illegal strike) or involuntary closure of the establishment.
(f) “Temporary Workman” means and includes a Workman who is engaged for work which is essentially of a temporary nature and likely to be ended within a limited period and also a workman who is engaged for work on a permanent nature but specifically for a short tenure such as workman appointed to a leave vacancy or appointed till a permanent arrangement could be made for other reasons.
(g) “Probationer” is a workman who is provisionally employed to fill a permanent vacancy in a post and has not completed the probationary period stipulated in his appointment letter or by these standing orders.
(h) “Trainee/ Apprentice” is a person who is engaged for the purpose of learning work or without stipend/ allowance.
(i) A “Badli” or “Substitute” is a workman who is appointed in the post of permanent workman or probationer who is temporarily absent.
(j) A “Casual” workman is one whose employment is of a casual nature.
(k) “Leave Salary” means the amount paid to a workman for the period spent on leave by him.
(l) “ Service” means the period during which a workman is employed by the Company and includes the period during which he is on duty as a probationer and / or as a permanent workman as well as on leave duly sanctioned, except extra-ordinary leave for 90 days or more in a calendar year.
(m) “Day” means a calendar day beginning and ending at midnight but extends upto the end of a shift, where it begins before midnight and ends after midnight.
(n) “Month” means a calendar month, but for the purpose of calculation of salary and for its payment, if the management prescribes another period in respect of any workman or class or classes of workman, it shall mean such other period.
(o) “Notice Board” means the board or boards placed in the Time/ Gate Office or any other conspicuous place for the purpose of exhibiting notices issued by the management.
(p) Masculine includes feminine and the singular includes plural, wherever the context so admits.
The workmen are classified as follows:
(d) Apprentice Trainee
(e) Badlis or substitutes
2.2 ADDRESS AND OTHER PARTICULARS
Every workman on joining the service of the Company shall furnish to the Management his address, age, qualifications, personal data such other details with proof thereon as may be prescribed by the management, in such from as may be prescribed. The address give by the workman shall be the address at which he would be resident during his service in the furnished by him shall be duly notified by him to the management as soon as the change take place. The management shall not be liable to take into cognizance nay change that has not been duly notified to the management and any notice or letter sent by post or otherwise to such address as is given by the workman shall be deemed to have been duly served upon and received by the workman concerned.
Every workman recruited to the service of the Company on a regular basis shall, unless otherwise specifically mentioned in the appointment order, be on probation for a period, which shall be six months initially, subject to extension for such further period or periods not exceeding six months as may by found necessary by the management from time to time. If the vacancy to which the appointment was made has arisen due to promotion or transfer of another workman, the period of probation shall stand automatically extended till such time as the workman., who previously held the post, gets confirmed in the post to which he was promoted or transferred. The management may terminate at its desecration the service of probationer at any time during or immediately on completion of the period of probation or such further period or periods of extension of probation as may be ordered from time to time and for doing so it shall not be necessary to give any notice or assign any reason or pay any compensation and such termination shall not be deemed to be in any manner a termination in pursuance of any disciplinary action.
If a permanent workman is promoted or transferred to another post otherwise than for a temporary period, he shall be deemed to be on probation in the new post for a period of six months initially subject to extension for a further period not exceeding six months and such person may at any time during or immediately on completion of the probationary period in the new post or such further period or periods of extension as may be ordered, be reverted to his old permanent post and for doing so it shall not be necessary to give any notice but assigning any reason and such reversion will not constitute a reversion as a disciplinary measure. If the vacancy to which a workman is promoted or transferred has arisen due to the promotion or transfer of another workman or other employee, the period of probation of the former shall stand automatically extended till such time as the latter gets confirmed in the post to which he was promoted or transferred.