Tag: Amazon

Additional fines for violating worker safety regulations: Amazon

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued citations to three Amazon warehouses for hazardous working conditions leading to serious worker injuries. Inspectors...

Severance package costs $640 million for 18000 laid off amazon employees

Last month, Amazon laid off over 18,000 employees and, as a result, the company incurred a cost of $640 million in severance packages in...

Amazon disobeyed labour laws: US judge

An administrative judge in the US has declared that Amazon violated labour laws by threatening to withhold wage increases and benefits from workers at...

Raj Raghavan joins CoreStack as CHRO

A seasoned HR professional, who has led HR for companies such as Indigo, Amazon and GE, Raj Raghavan has now joined CoreStack, the next-gen...

Does Amazon time its employees’ toilet breaks?

Amazon is grabbing headlines for the wrong reasons yet again. During a protest by its warehouse employees in Britain, some employees have made certain...

Employee strikes in European countries

On January 25, 2023, at Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER), all passenger flights were canceled as airport staff walked out because of a dispute over...

Tech companies adapt to economic uncertainty through job cuts

Around 2,300 employees of e-commerce giant Amazon have received warning notices under the company's Warn Act on job cuts. Employees from the United States,...

No job cuts in Italy, say Amazon and Italian trade unions

Despite a decline in volumes last year, Amazon does not intend to cut any positions in Italy, trade unions said on Tuesday during a...

Sudden death: People lose jobs in four days

An IT professional from Kenya, Tom Mboya Opiyo, shared his experience of being fired just four days before his planned relocation to Europe for...

Amazon summoned by Pune Labour Commissioner

The Pune Labour Commissioner's office has issued a notice to Amazon, summoning the company for a meeting on January 17, 2023, in connection with...

‘Sight of crying co-workers is demotivating,’ says Amazon employee

Amidst massive layoffs at Amazon India, the atmosphere is becoming very grim according to an employee who described the scenes at work on an...

Amazon staff angry at dead co-worker being shown no respect

Employees at an Amazon fulfilment centre in Colorado, were shocked when they realised that they had been working while a co-worker was lying dead...

Amazon to shutdown 3 UK warehouses

On January 10, 2023, Amazon shared that it has plans to shut down three UK warehouses, which will impact almost 1,200 employees, according to...

Cisco to lay off 700 employees: Report

Coming off the back of Amazon’s 1800 job cuts at the start of the year, Cisco the digital com-tech company announced its plans to...

Will Amazon lay off 17,000?

It is true that Amazon had plans to reduce the size of its workforce. However, the number of job cuts may be more than...

Amazon denies firing employees, tells labour ministry that resignations were voluntary

After being in news for  mass layoffs, the E-commerce tech giant, Amazon, has denied the firing of its employees. Reportedly, the platform has told...

Will Amazon now lay off 20,000 instead of 10,000?

In mid-November, it was reported that Amazon, the technology and ecommerce giant, was planning to lay off as many as 10,000 employees in the...

Amazon Black Friday strike: Workers protest across 40 countries, demand better...

Demanding fair pay and improved working conditions, Amazon workers are set to hold protests across 40 countries. With Black Friday known to be one...

Are layoffs justified in a business downturn?

Of late, headlines have been all about layoffs, downsizing and retrenchment. All the big tech firms— including Amazon, Microsoft, Facebook’s parent company Meta and...

Will Amazon layoffs spill into 2023?

According to a note sent by Andy Jassy, CEO, Amazon, to the employees, it has been mentioned that Amazon will continue to reduce headcount...

Amazon offers voluntary resignation scheme

According to an internal memo sent by Amazon, the technology company has offered voluntary severance to certain employees. CNBC has viewed the internal document. The...

Amazon to lay off 10,000 amidst increasing losses

That recession is looming large is quite certain now as there are reports of Amazon planning to ask about 10,000 of its employees to...

No fresh hiring at Amazon except for vacant & important posts

Global technology company, Amazon has released an official memo informing that it will pause new incremental hires in its corporate workforce for the next...

LinkedIn eliminates 6 lakh fake, spam, bot accounts

LinkedIn, the professional networking site has discovered and eliminated more than six lakh fake profiles of people who claimed to be employed with Apple. A...

Raj Raghavan moves on from Indigo; Sukhjit P rejoins as group...

Sukhjit Pasricha has rejoined Indigo as group CHRO. He will take charge from November 01, 2022. Pasricha has worked with Indigo before as VP-HR &...

Hiring news from across the globe

With the holiday season fast approaching, Amazon.com is gearing to hire 150,000 employees in the US. It is looking for people to pick, pack,...

Google employees  protest against mass layoffs

Google, the tech giant, recently fired approximately 12,000 employees in January, which resulted in protests from workers in both the US coasts. The workers...

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UAE firms enroled their employees in job loss insurance scheme

A job loss insurance scheme took effect on January 1, 2023 in the UAE, and many companies have registered their employees for it. The...

Niren Srivastava appointed group CHRO, Motilal Oswal Financial Services

Having begun his professional journey with Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance in 2005, as deputy manager – HR, Niren Srivastava spent two years there before...

Creative Synergies gets Sujendra GS as vice president-HR 

Creative Synergies Group, a global digital innovation solution provider, appoints Sujendra GS, vice president, human resources. GS moves from LTIMindtree where he was leading...

Pension and salaries paid till December: MCD Commissioner to Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court was informed by the Commissioner of MCD on Thursday that the civic body had paid salaries and pensions to its...

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EQ, IQ & empathy define the success of a CEO

Q. You spent 16 years at LIC before moving to a corporate role at ICICI Prudential. Now, 22 years on, I am still curious...

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“Being good to everyone is being unjust to performers,” Mathew Job, CEO, Crompton

Q. In today’s times, what’s more challenging for a CEO like you — profit & business growth, talent & people, diversification, compliance or managing...