Tag: Benefits

Do employees want better pay and less benefits or vice versa?

The age when employees used to settle for whatever their employers offered is long past now. Today’s employees are actively seeking better pay and...

Amazon drivers to get pay hike, education reimbursement

Amazon wishes to spend over $5,000 on education reimbursement for its drivers. It also plans to provide them financial assistance for a 401(k) investment...

Googlers demand abortion benefits for contract workers too

The landmark case of Roe Vs Wade was overturned by the US Supreme Court, holding that the country no longer offers federal constitutional right...

Cashless medical scheme for UP government staff, pensioners

A scheme has been rolled out by the Government of Uttar Pradesh, which offers cashless medical facility to government staff, pensioners and their family...

Odisha hikes minimum wage; offers ESI benefits to core sanitations workers

The Government of Odisha has revised the minimum daily wages of unskilled, semi-skilled, skilled and highly skilled workers to Rs 326, Rs 366, Rs...

P&G India extends company benefits to partners of LGBTQ+ employees

Procter & Gamble (P&G) has announced that the partners of the LGBTQ+ employees at P&G, will also enjoy the medical benefits offered by the...

Air India staff to get social security benefits under EPFO

Following the privatisation of Air India, its employees have now been covered under the Employees' Provident Fund & Miscellaneous Provisions Act 1952, starting December...

New benefits, hike for KSRTC employees

With the present contract having expired about five years, the Kerala State Road Transport Corporation has come up with a new salary contract after...

Claims for unemployment benefits drop drastically in the US

Never has the US witnessed such a dip in the number of applications for unemployment benefits since 1969. However, experts attribute this to seasonal factor...

Kellogg’s wants union to allow employees to vote on the latest...

Since September 8, the Kellogg's workers at four plants of the Company in America, namely Michigan, Nebraska, Pennsylvania and Tennessee have been on strike....

Workers at Volkswagen’s Mexico unit negotiate 5.5% raise in pay, benefits

After three weeks of negotiations, Volkswagen’s Mexico unit has agreed to increase the pay and benefits of workers by 5.46 per cent, with increase...

Diageo staff can now avail 26-week parental leave

Employees of Diageo India, the alcohol and beverages company, may now enjoy a 26-week long parental leave post birth or adoption of a child....

Bumble makes week-long holiday twice-a-year affair

Last month, Bumble, a dating and social-media app, announced a week-long break for all its employees, globally, in order to tackle the issue of...

Labour Ministry ensures more social security via EPFO, ESIC schemes

Ministry of Labour and Employment has introduced more benefits for its employees via schemes run by the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) and the...

Subway hopes to hire 40,000 in May amidst growing sales

Subway is gearing to hire 40,000 in May across the US for various roles, from entry to managerial level. The surge in sales has...

Gig workers may be better protected in the US now

The rule that would have facilitated classifying gig workers as independent contractors rather than employees may soon be on its way out, if the...

“Extend benefits,” says Air India Employee Union

The Air India Employee Union (AIEU) is seeking a meeting with Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Puri, to request an extension of medical scheme, leave...

Remote.com raises $ 35 mn in Series A funding

Remote.com, the human resources technology platform has secured $35 million in Series A funding led by Index Ventures and Sequoia Capital. Angel investors Aaron...

EPF subsidy relief for employers, staff

For two consecutive years, the Government will cover the 24 per cent that employees and their employers contribute towards the Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF)...

Amazon to hire another 100,000 across the US and Canada

Tech giant, Amazon, plans to hire around 100,000 operations executives across 100 new fulfilment centres, delivery stations, sortation centres and other sites in the...

Spinny offers friendly HR policies, 12-day menstrual leave

Spinny, the full-stack online platform for sales and purchase of used cars, has gone ahead and introduced friendlier human resource (HR) policies for its...

COVID deaths of CIL staff to be treated as accidental death

The death of any employee of Coal India due to COVID-19, while on duty, will be treated as an accidental death, according to Coal...

Niyo staff get salary hikes, bonuses, ESOPs amidst pandemic

Niyo, the Indian digital banking fintech has offered its employees 10 to 12 per cent salary increments, along with bonuses and employee stock ownership...

How Ugam keeps employees engaged with its unique formal and informal...

Ugam, the analytics company, a subsidiary of the Merkle Group, has managed to focus on employee engagement even during these tough times. In the...

Revisiting engagement when gig workers outnumber the regulars

It seems the gig economy is inevitable. The COVID-19 crisis and the lockdown have paved the new path for gig workers. Companies have come...

OYO lends support to laid off employees, offers benefits

Having laid off about 15 to 20 per cent of its workforce in early January, OYO Hotels is now trying to do its best...

Post regularisation of contractual employee, pension granted to kin of deceased

Recently, the Himachal Pradesh High Court passed a verdict, pertaining to a contractual government employee. An employee hired on temporary basis is entitled to...

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...

Employees of Muthoot Finance call off strike, resume duty

The staff of Muthoot Finance, a Kerala-based finance firm, called off a 52-day long agitation after discussions with the management in the presence of...

Tata Motors announces 12.2 per cent annual bonus, regularises 301 temporary...

The management of Tata Motors and the Tata Motors Workers Union have agreed upon a bonus settlement, just in time for the festive season....

More benefits for government employees

Divorced daughters will now be eligible for family pension, if a divorce case has been filed before the death of the pensioner.

Fancy perks and benefits Apple employees enjoy

From paid time off and annual gym credit to beer bashes and product discounts, Apple has everything to entice new joinees.

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,”...

Meta to cut costs, freeze hiring, restructure groups

Is Meta experiencing a crisis? That is the question uppermost in the minds of most people as the parent company of Facebook has announced...

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Boeing to outsource jobs to TCS

In a virtual meeting, Boeing has conveyed to its non-unionised corporate employees that it is all set to outsource its finance and accounting jobs...

Indefinite strike call by Puducherry electricity dept staff

Puducherry’s Department of Electricity is witnessing protests from its engineering staff and other employees. The workers have all gone on an indefinite strike to...

How can hiring managers steer clear of interview bias?

A 2019 study by the Journal of Occupational and Organisational Psychology revealed that 60 per cent of interviewers know within the first 15 minutes...

National Career Service portal shows over 4 lakh vacancies

The Ministry of Labour & Employment (MoLE) has reported that the Government of India’s National Career Service (NCS) portal has about 4,82,264 active vacancies...

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“The big change has been that we have moved from jobs to skills,” Amaresh...

Q. How would you define the culture at GE? A. Having been present in this region since 1902, GE has been around for 120 years....

“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...