The Punjab Service Tribunal, Lahore issued its judgment on 30-09-2016 in connection with Counting Previous Service & Seniority Contract Employees Punjab. The last para of this judgment is as under:
Upshot of above decision is that the impugned orders are not sustainable in the eye of law. This it is declared that the appellants are not probationers within the meaning of the PMS(Probationers) Training, final passing out examination and seniority rules 2012 and these rules are not applicable in case of the applicants. Moreover the previous service rendered by the appellants on contractual basis with the department shall be counted towards seniority, retirement, pensionary benefits.
Special thanks to Mr. Mujtaba Safdar & Mr. Zia Malik for sending the copy of the decision.