Tag: contract workers

US Labour Department proposes to redefine the status of gig workers

The US Labour Department has proposed to redefine the status of gig workers or contract workers in the country. The move is expected to...

Meta’s contractual workers protest, seek fair contracts

With Meta, earlier Facebook, considering downsizing, many contract workers marched in protest at the Company’s headquarters. These unionised workers are seeking fair contracts. As per...

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...

Vedantu lays off 200 full-time & contract workers, teachers

It hasn’t been very long since Vedantu, the Bengaluru-based ed-tech firm, achieved unicorn status following a $100 million funding round last year. Now, it...

EPFO’s electronic facility to link principal employers with contract staff

Principal employers can now easily view the compliances of their contractors, thanks to the Employees' Provident Fund Organisation’s (EPFO) newly launched electronic facility. With this...

700 contract staff at Nissan’s Japan centres to become full-time

Japanese multinational automobile manufacturer, Nissan, has decided to promote all contract employees in its plants and R&D centres in Japan, to full-time roles w.e.f...

Standing Committee on Labour calls for social protection of unorganised-sector workers

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Labour, submitted its report on Code on Social Security, 2019, with recommendations for social protection of those working in...

No salaries for BSNL employees for the month of May

According to the BSNL employees’ union, despite almost 79,000 BSNL employees opting for the voluntary retirement scheme (VRS) – considerably reducing the workforce in...

Godrej Consumer Products extends medical insurance to 4000+ supply chain workers

As a part of its strategy to ensure smooth business operations amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, Indian consumer goods major, Godrej Consumer Products (GCPL), has...

BSNL will lay off 30% contract workers

It is reported that 30 per cent of the contract workers in BSNL will be laid off, as the state-run telecom company is struggling...

Google employees seek equal treatment for contract staff

When the policies pertaining to handling of sexual harassment cases at Google were revised and updated recently, the Company did not factor in its...

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,”...

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100 British companies sign up for 4-day work week

The ‘4 Day Week Campaign’ started by a group — comprising academics from Oxford and Cambridge, along with experts from Boston College, US —...

Signify appoints Irani Srivastava Roy as CHRO, India

Signify has appointed Irani Srivastava Roy as chief human resources officer (CHRO) for the Indian Subcontinent. In her new role, she will be responsible for...

Singapore to give work injury compensation, pension coverage to gig workers

Singapore to give work injury compensation, pension coverage to gig workersOn the recommendation of Advisory Committee on Platform Workers, the Singapore government has announced...

Dentsu India ropes in Unmesh Pawar as CPO

Denstu has appointed Unmesh Pawar as the new chief people officer for India and South Asia. Before Pawar, Rohit Suri who moved on to...

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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...