Retrenchment/Terminated compensation

What is mean by Retrenchment/Terminated compensation as per industries act for a worker?

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The Industrial Dispute Act uses the term “retrenchment” instead of “termination”. Retrenchment is defined as termination for any reason except as punishment inflicted by way of disciplinary action, retirement/superannuation, termination for continued ill-health, or expiry and non-renewal of the term of an employment contract.
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RETRENCHMENT UNDER THE INDUSTRIAL DISPUTES ACT, 1947 • Retrenchment means the discharge of surplus labour or staff by the employer for any reason whatsoever, otherwise than by way of punishment inflicted as a measure of disciplinary action.

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