In Some Cases An Employee Can Withdraw Application For Resignation On His/Her Own By Phone: in its Resolution of 17.01.2017 No. 33-16239/2016, the Nizhegorodskij Regional Court stated that the withdrawal of the dismissal application of an employee can also be made by a phone call. The Court reinstated an employee, despite the company’s argument regarding the mandatory written application form. An employee was at sick leave and could not report on the desire to continue working by means other than by phone.
The Resolution Of Labor Inspection Was Recognized As Lawful Despite The Fact That It Was Made In The Absence Of The Head Of The Organization: the Resolution of the Supreme Court of the Altai Republic of 19.01.2017 No. 12–3/2017, stated that the order of labor inspection was lawful despite the fact that it was made in absence of the head of the organization. The court clarified that during inspection, the authority may be assigned to another person and it does not suspend validation. Thus, at the time of absence (due to leave), a director is obliged to assign duties to another person.
An Employer Does Not Violate The Rights Of Employees When He Forbids Using The Internet Or Gadget In Working Hours: the court found in a particular case, that an employer does not violate rights of employees when the employer forbids using the Internet or gadgets during working hours. The Moscow City Court, in its Resolution of 10.11.2016 No. 33–44667/2016, accepted the employer’s position. The employer banned the phone use by the company’s acts and acquainted all employees with these acts. Employees were obliged to place gadgets for storage in a cabinet with video surveillance. Each employee had an individual cell with a lock. One of the employees violated the rule (carried the phone to the workplace), and the employer applied a penalty, which the court found lawful.