Tag: Benefits

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.

Whose duty is to create happy and engaged employees?

In our developing and changing world, one of the most popular concepts of today is undoubtedly employee engagement. Along with the numerical increase and...

Ten key skills required in an age of digital transformation

As a growing number of organisations integrate digital technologies into all aspects of their business, digital transformation has come to be regarded as the...

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Zerodha takes measures to prevent staff burnout

Zerodha, the online broking firm, has decided to do its bit to prevent employees from experiencing burnout. Nithin Kamath, CEO, Zerodha, announced on Twitter...

Infosys to hire 1000 in the UK

Infosys has announced that it will hire 1000 employees in the UK in the next three years, to support Britain’s economic growth. The new hires...

Stressed out docs, medical workers across India seek better treatment, pay

Even amidst the second wave of the pandemic, frontline workers, especially those associated with the medical field and the medical fraternity seem to be...

Civil Aviation Ministry issues guidelines for vaccinating aviation personnel

The Union Ministry of Civil Aviation has rolled out guidelines pertaining to the inoculation of all aviation staff. While many personnel have already been...

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Binding multi-faceted employees with Titan Values

Titan has different sets of employees for different functions and verticals, ranging from the shopfloor to the retail stores. How do you bring in...

The right people policy for startups – Madan Nagaldinne

You happen to have worked mostly with large organisations. How different is it working for a startup now? When you have worked for big...
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“Archaic HR processes force millennials to switch jobs often,” Niti Khosla, lead people analytics...

Friendly and jolly Niti Khosla, lead-people analytics and business impact, Novartis International, is a true HR leader with the ability to understand people and...