What is the procedure the employee has to follow for claiming gratuity from the employer?
(a) The employee who is eligible for payment of gratuity has to send a written application to the employer in Form I within 30 days from the date gratuity becomes payable.
(b) If the employer does not take any action on the application, the employee has to apply to the Controlling Authority in Form N within 90 days of the occurrence of the cause for the application for issuing necessary direction to the employer for making payment of gratuity.
(c) If the employee is aggrieved by the order of the Controlling Authority, he can prefer an appeal to the Appellate Authority within 60 days from the date of the receipt of the order.
(d) If the amount of gratuity is not paid by the employer, in spite of the order of the Controlling Authority or the Appellate Authority as the case may be, the employee has to apply to the Controlling Authority in Form T for recovery thereof through the Collector as arrears of land revenue.
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