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Byju’s responsible for long and harsh working hours for its employees

Byju’s, the EdTech company, has laid off 2,500 employees out of the company’s 50,000 workforce. The EdTech firm was founded in 2011 and digitally...

PharmEasy begins firing employees across various departments

PharmEasy, the Indian healthtech brand, has reportedly laid off employees across various departments. The healthtech startup had cut some jobs earlier this year also. As...

Companies & sectors that topped the layoff race in 2022

Mass layoffs were quite rampant across the globe in the second half of this year, that is, 2022. The India story was no different. Leading...

After Kerala, is Byju’s forcing its Karnataka employees to resign?

Byju’s, the Bengaluru-based edtech platform is grabbing headlines for all the wrong reasons. It is reportedly forcing resignations out of its employees in Bengaluru. As...

Employees in Kerala allege Byju’s made them resign forcefully

On 25 October, 2022, a group of employees from the Thiruvananthapuram branch of Byju’s in Kerala met V Sivankutty, labour minister of Kerala with...

Byju’s to cut 5% of workforce in 6 months

Byju’s, the Indian edtech company has decided to lay off 2,500 employees in the next six months. This is part of an attempt to...

Edtech platform, LEAD, cuts jobs, reduces team size

In a bid to cut costs and focus on profitability, LEAD, an edtech platform, has laid off a significant number of members from its...

BYJU’s introduces new leave policy

BYJU’s has announced a major updation in its leave policy. To make employee happiness, work-life integration, flexibility, and workplace sensitivity a priority at the...

BYJU’s introduces a new customised healthcare policy for its employees

To cover the physical and psychological wellbeing of employees, BYJU’s has come up with a tailor- made health-insurance policy. The new policy gives the...

Byju’s looking to hire diverse talent in India, the US &...

The launch of Byju’s Lab, an innovation hub, has opened up opportunities for both freshers and experienced professionals from the artificial intelligence (AI) and...

BYJU’S appoints L&T’s Suman Rudra as VP – HR

Suman Rudra has joined BYJU’s as vice president - HR and will play a key role in leading the HR function for the Edtech...

Byju’s, ISRO set to hire more people

Byju’s, the Indian educational technology company is gearing up to expand its workforce by 8,000 in the new year. The Company, which offers online...

$200 mn in funds for Byju’s

Byju’s, the Bangalore-based edtech platform, has managed to raise funds to the tune of $200 mn in a fresh round of funding, which saw...

Nippon Life India, Byju’s expand ESOP pool

Byju’s, the educational technology and online tutoring company, and Nippon Life India Asset Management are the latest additions to the list of companies that...

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...

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Wipro fires freshers who scored low in internal test

About 452 freshers at Wipro were told that they had to leave because they did not score well in the internal assessment. These freshers had...

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...

Transgender employment and quotas: Delhi HC seeks Centre’s stance

The Delhi High Court has requested a response from the Indian government regarding a petition that calls for the employment of transgender individuals and...

India to get ‘Skills and Gender Parity Accelerator’

The World Economic Forum has assured that soon, a ‘Skills and Gender Parity Accelerator’ will be established in India to focus on and build...

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