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Pregnant women, those with medical conditions need not join work now:...

A directive issued by the Central government to all its departments on May 19, excused   pregnant women, as well as those employees with disabilities...

MHA withdraws circular on compulsory wage payment to employees

On March 29, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) a circular asking private entities and MSMEs to pay full salaries to their employees during...

No pay cut for government employees: Central Government

The Ministry of Finance has tweeted that the Government is not considering any proposal for a cut in the existing salary of any category...

Good news for Central-Government employees

Employees of the Central Government may receive some good news this year in the upcoming budget. Their minimum wages under the 7th Central Pay...

Common eligibility test proposed to fill Central government vacancies

The Centre has proposed that a specialised agency be set up to conduct a common eligibility test or CET to select candidates to fill...

Central Government employees can accept gifts worth up to Rs 5000

The Central Government has hiked the monetary limit for accepting gifts for its employees. While the earlier limit was Rs 1500, with the amended...

24%, 16% and 8% HRA to government employees of X,Y and...

The Central Government has issued a circular clearly stating that the special Housing Rent Allowance (HRA) exemption given to employees belonging to specific cities,...

Hike expected soon for central govt employees

Hopes have risen amongst the employees of the Central Government for the much-awaited hike in minimum pay. Lakhs of employees have been holding protests...

Revised allowances for government teachers and academic staff

The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) is reported to have approved the 7th Pay Commission’s recommendations for the teachers and academic staff of...

General Provident Fund interest rates go up

The Government has hiked the interest rate for General Provident Fund (GPF) and other schemes, to eight per cent for the last quarter. This...

Central-Government employees look forward to pay hike before the elections

The Central-Government employees are optimistic about receiving the over and above 7th Central Pay Commission (CPC) pay hike before the elections. There are 48.31...

Centre to launch social security plan for all workers

The objective is to embrace the large number of workers in the organised and unorganised sectors who are currently not under the social security net.

Rs 460 crore allotted for construction of AP-NIT Campus

The institute has announced the recruitment of 67 teaching and 73 non-teaching staff for permanent positions.

Central Government clears rumours on minimum monthly wages

No amount has been fixed as the national minimum monthly wage. 

Central Govt employees get ‘She-box’ to file sexual harassment complaints

This online complaint filing system will encourage more women to speak up about harassment at the workplace and get quick redressal.

7th Pay Commission: Central government employees may have to wait more

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will leave for a four-day visit to Russia on June 20 which implies that he will not be present for the Cabinet meeting scheduled for Wednesday

Central Government to spend Rs 32,000 crore on skill development

A total amount of Rs 12,000 cr. would be provided through the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY).

Government to amend the Payment of Bonus Act

The eligibility limit for payment of bonus to be increased from Rs 10,000 per month to Rs 21,000 per month.

7th Pay Commission: Compensation changes have a positive though very limited...

Let us creatively appreciate the highlights and take a guess whether this additional cost will create gross national value on the hypothesis: 'happy, engaged and motivated employees co-create better yield'!

Central government and its PSUs to have a new recruitment policy

From Dec 27, 2018 onwards, the National Skills Qualifications Framework will be mandatory for all central government and central government- owned PSU jobs

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

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The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many new challenges to our professional and personal lives. Employees around the world are in a crisis, as businesses...

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A lockdown can get quite monotonous, especially for people who cannot work from home, such as the employees working for the airlines sector. That is...

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NASSCOM seeks abolition of OSPs and changes in labour laws

The National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) has sought that the other service providers or OSPs under the Department of Telecom be...

TVS staff to take 5%-20% salary cuts for 6 months

Employees of TVS Motor Company, will be taking salary cuts, most of them voluntarily, from May to October, 2020. While the junior executives will...

Rajendra Mehta is new CHRO, Welspun India

Welspun India has announced the appointment of Rajendra Mehta as its new president and CHRO. In his new role, Mehta will be leading the...

How Urban Company’s 27000 gig workers are making a comeback

During the lockdown, one set of workers, whose services were missed the most, were the plumbers, electricians and beauticians. These self-professionals are part of...

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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...

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