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‘Apple Together’ to resist Apple’s return-to-office plans

While Apple wants its employees to return to office for at least three days a week, its employees are not willing to obey. The...

Apple updates employee-conduct policy, prohibits discrimination based on caste

Apple has come up with a first-of-its-kind employee-conduct policy that prohibits discrimination based on caste. While the policy was already in place about two...

Will there be layoffs at Apple and Google?

In what looks like a sure shot indication of a slowdown, Apple Inc. has laid off many contract-based recruiters as part of an attempt...

Apple staff given deadline to return to office

Apple employees have been asked to work from office thrice a week starting 5 September, 2022 as it will follow a hybrid model from...

Apple staff no longer required to mask up at work

Apple has reportedly told its employees that it no longer mandates wearing masks to work. However, it does not stop them from wearing masks...

These companies are hiring employees laid off by Tesla

Since Tesla has been downsizing its workforce, other companies in similar domains have been keen to hire these laid off employees. As per a...

First Apple employees’ union formed in Maryland, US

An Apple CORE — short for Coalition of Organised Retail Employees — union has finally come into being for the first time in the...

Apple staff unhappy with new hybrid model

Some employees of Apple have written to the management of the tech major expressing their disapproval of the new hybrid policy, which fixes three...

Apple workers in NYC demand $30 per hour

Employees of the Apple store, situated in New York City’s Grand Central Terminal are demanding $30 per hour as minimum wage. Fruit Stand Workers’...

Apple employees unwilling to return to office, prefer to quit

Starting 11 April, 2022, Apple was looking forward to implementing the hybrid model. However, Apple employees seem rather unwilling, with some of them even...

Apple to spend $50 mn on supplier employees’ L&D

Apple has decided to provide the employees of its suppliers, access to learning opportunities and a chance at skill development. It has set up...

Ex Apple staffer accused of tax evasion, money laundering

Dhirendra Prasad, a 52-year old ex-employee of Apple has been accused of defrauding the tech company of over US $10 million through money laundering,...

Apple’s retail staff to get more parental leave, vacations and paid...

Apple employees in the US can look forward to more paid sick leave, vacation days as well as parental leaves. As per media reports, Apple...

Apple staff to present proof of booster jab

All eligible employees of Apple will be allowed four weeks’ time to get their booster jabs. If they fail to do so, they will...

Apple shuts 8 retail stores in the US and Canada as...

Technology giant, Apple, has decided to shut eight stores in the US and Canada with the surge in the number of COVID-19 cases amongst...

Apple postpones ‘return-to-office’, offers $1,000 bonus for WFH expenses

Close on the heels of making masking mandatory again at all Apple retail stores in the US and temporarily closing locations due to the...

Apple reminds staff of freedom to discuss salaries, working conditions in...

Apple has reminded its employees that they are free to discuss their wage issues, hours of work and working conditions in public platforms as...

Apple to implement hybrid work model from February 1, 2022

Tech giant, Apple has worked out a plan to call its employees back to offices after 18 months of working from home. Tim Cook,...

Apple hiring in India; retail stores in Mumbai, Delhi soon

Apple is gearing to open its retail stores in India, as is evident from its hiring. Now that the pandemic is on its way...

Apple on the lookout for engineers, interns in Bangalore

Apple intends to hire engineers and interns in India for its office in Bangalore, under its App Accelerator programme. The Company will take on full-time...

Apple to test unvaccinated staff each time they enter office

Tech giant Apple has announced that from October 24, it will require its unvaccinated corporate employees to get tested for COVID-19 every time they...

Apple fires #AppleToo movement leader

A programme manager at Apple, who is also a leader of the #AppleToo movement, was fired by the Company for what Apple called ‘non-compliance’. Janneke...

Unrest amongst Apple workforce?

Of late, many accounts of harassment, pay disparity, sexual and verbal abuse, retaliation and discrimination have come to the fore at Apple, along with...

Apple to ask US staff to report vaccination status by mid-September

To ensure safety as offices reopen, Apple is asking all of its employees in the US to report their vaccination status by mid-September, as...

Apple’s suppliers luring workers with attractive bonuses

Suppliers of Apple in China are prepping to meet the surge in demand that is anticipated following the upcoming launch of the iPhone 13...

Apple sends employee on indefinite leave for speaking up about sexism...

A senior programme manager at Apple, Ashley Gjøvik, alleges that she has been put on administrative leave for being vocal about the working condition...

Apple engineers struggle with cost of living

With hiring quality talent becoming more of a challenge for Apple with each passing day, the Company may be seriously looking to decentralise. Apparently,...

Apple insists on 3 days in office, staff seek resist

Not long ago, Apple had communicated its return to office policy to its workforce, requiring everyone to come into office thrice a week. However,...

Foxconn luring workers with signing bonuses ahead of iPhone 13 launch

Foxconn is offering attractive signing bonuses to its new hires. In fact, it is offering about $1,235 as signing bonus to former employees who...

Apple manufacturers step up hiring in India

ple has stepped up manufacturing in India, to benefit from the Indian government’s Rs 40,000-crore production-linked incentive scheme for smartphones. Both Foxconn and Wistron,...

Apple’s workforce to work from office thrice a week

In an attempt to get back to the ‘normal’ mode of working, Apple plans to allow its employees to work from office on Mondays,...

Apple terminates employee who authored ‘sexist and racist’ book

When Antonio Garcia Martinez joined Apple recently, he would never have thought he would lose the job so soon. His book called Chaos Monkeys...

Apple to create 20,000 jobs in the US by 2026

Apple has revealed intentions to invest over $430 billion and create 20,000 new jobs in the US over the next five years. This will...

Former Indian employee of Apple alleges discrimination

A former Indian employee of Apple has accused the Company of discrimination and taken it to court. Anita Nariani Schulze, who was working as...

Wistron’s plant to resume operations under probation, hire 15,000

Wistron’s plant at Kolar, Karnataka, is all set to resume operations and hire about 15,000 workers for the purpose. The Company, which makes the...

Apple puts Wistron Corp on probation following workers’ violence in ...

Apple has put Wistron on probation saying it will not award new contracts to the Company until the workers’ issues are addressed. Wistron, the...

Apple, Facebook to continue WFH for most employees until June, 2021

Apple has no plans of calling its employees back to office before June 2021 as the pandemic shows no signs of slowing down, leave...

Vandalism at Wistron plant, thousands of iPhones stolen by agitated workers

Wistron’s iPhone-manufacturing plant in Kolar, Karnataka, witnessed violence on December 12, when more than a 1000 disgruntled workers, angry over non-payment of salary and...

Apple plans to get few employees back to offices soon

At a time when most global tech companies have either decided to allow all their employees to work from home (WFH) for another year,...

Organisations keeping Coronavirus at bay, curtailing employee travel to China

Companies, such as Apple, Amazon, Microsoft and Facebook are going out of the way to keep their workforce safe from the Coronavirus, which has...

Can employees start out on their own while still employed?

When a former architect in Apple’s custom processors wing left the Company after nine years to start his own venture, he was sued by...

Lawsuit accuses Apple, Google, Microsoft, Dell, Tesla of abetting use of...

A lawsuit filed in Washington, by International Rights Advocates, is demanding damages from some of the big names in the technology space, including Google,...

Former employee accuses Apple of breaching personal privacy

Former Apple employee, Gerard Williams, has accused the American multinational technology company of breaching his privacy, by monitoring the text messages on his Iphone. Williams...

Apple offers additional benefits to new parents in its workforce

Technology company, Apple, has rolled out additional benefits for new parents in its workforce. It is offering them a four-week extension over and above...

About 160 Intel engineers in Bengaluru will join Apple’s global hardware...

Almost 160 engineers who were working for Intel’s smartphone business in Bengaluru, will now become part of Apple’s global hardware team. This follows Apple’s...

300 Apple employees fired for listening to Siri’s private recordings

Apple has terminated 300 employees in Ireland, for listening to more than a 1000 of its digitial assistant, Siri’s, audio recordings of people’s conversations,...

Mark Zuckerberg losing popularity among employees

Employees at Facebook seem to like their CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, much less now. According to a survey by Glassdoor, for the very first time...

Apple layoffs to affect mostly engineers and project managers

Apple is all set to lay off dozens of engineers and project managers associated with its self-driving car project, Project Titan. Engineers and their...

Apple’s global HR head will run retail too

Deirdre O’Brien, who heads global HR at Apple, will now also lead the retail division. She will be taking on the responsibilities currently being...

Apple staff puts in 250,000 hours of volunteer work, donate $125...

Apple’s ‘Giving’ programme saw its employees putting in more than 250,000 hours of volunteer work and raising $125 million in donation to non-profit organisations...

Why a coaching culture and not any other culture?

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,”...

Is Facebook preparing to fire 12,000?

There are reports of Meta, Facebook’s parent company, quietly laying off people. The Company is reportedly aiming to cut down 15 per cent of...

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Puretech Digital launches People Vision, an aspirational chart for its employees

Puretech Digital, the Mumbai-based full-service digital agency has announced the launch of People Vision, an aspirational chart for its employees. Like a Company’s vision,...

Innoviti ropes in Chai Point’s Navneeth Sulakhe as SVP-HR

Innoviti has appointed Navneeth Sulakhe as SVP-HR. Sulakhe is mandated with making HR a strategic foundation of the collaborative commerce platform. He will also...

Transparency law mandates disclosure of spouse’s salary to an extent

Is it possible for a wife or husband to seek details of a spouse’s salary? Looks like the transparency law allows disclosure of certain...

DU Teachers’ Association goes on strike

The Delhi University Teachers’ Association (DUTA) is on a strike demanding that the ad hoc teachers be absorbed. The ad-hoc faculty members fear that...

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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...

“A CEO needs to acknowledge the silent majority who create the company’s fortunes” S...

Q. RPG is a diversified group with businesses spread across sectors and domains. however, its brands have a strong individual identity unlike other business...