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Dear Sir/Mam, Currently I am working in an IT company from 2016-Present.Before this, I worked as a software developer in ASCENTech IT Pvt. Ltd. Over there I worked for 11 months.While joining the job they asked me to sign a bond for two years of employment.Because of micromanagement in the company, I quit the in 10 months and found a new one. Since the clause of the bond was as follows: If an employee breaks the employment bond. He/She has to pay 3 times of current salary with 1 month of notice period OR serve 3 months of the notice period. As per the requirement of the new job, I was asked to join within one month. I resigned my previous job and served 1 month notice period.

Employment Bonds are legally enforceable if the organization has invested resources in personnel training or skill enhancement of the employee. But this bond should not be enforced by way of a penalty and the compensation to be paid must be reasonable. In your case, you can argue in Court that a demand for 3 months salary is not reasonable and that it...


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