Tag: Contractual Employees

25,000 contractual staff in Punjab will be regularised

About 25,000 contractual employees in Punjab can look forward to being regularised. Of these, a significant 8,000 contract workers belong to the Education Department...

Contractual staff hired without public ad cannot be regularised

A petition was submitted by a driver who was appointed for three months and whose service was later extended, and then eventually terminated without...

Odisha government gives 25% hike to contractual employees

The Odisha government has made Diwali more beautiful for its contractual employees. The state government has announced a 25 per cent increase in the...

50% hike in initial salaries of contract staff in Odisha government

Following a state cabinet meeting in Odhisha, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced that the initial salary of all contractual employees in the state would...

Kerala HC says maternity benefits are applicable to contractual employees too

A judgment passed by the Kerala High Court said that women employees working on contract should also be able to enjoy maternity benefits. The petition...

Delhi Govt told to hire contract workers directly

The move will help the Government save not only on GST bills but also on the monthly agency charges being paid to contractors by departments 

39K new regular jobs but 1.26 lakh contract & casual jobs...

While six out of eight sectors have added new jobs, manufacturing and transport have lost jobs.

Contractual employees on sick leave can’t be sacked: Delhi High Court

Alliance Air did not renew the contract of its air hostess, Chitra Sharma, who was on sick leave due to back pain.

EY develops digital HR tool to manage gig workers

The job-placement portal, GigNow, is capable of sorting resumes, ranking competencies and matching them with available openings

“Infosys’ longevity will depend on how well we build on our...

Richard Lobo is a qualified mechanical engineer who decided to pursue a career in human resources. Post his PGDM in Marketing and Finance, from Xavier Institute of Management, Lobo dabbled in sales and marketing at Godrej & Boyce.

He joined Infosys in 2000 where he was recently appointed as the senior vice-president & head-HR. In his new role, he oversees the functions of business HR, employee relations, geography-HR and HR delivery for Infosys.

In the last one year, the company has introduced several changes in terms of people practices. Lobo chats with HRKatha on the company’s people strategy and his overall view on the changing dynamics of the human resource function.Excerpts!

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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A peep into the leisure life of an HR leader

‘Life beyond Work’ in three words - Helping others - Being with family - Spirituality Passion beyond work I belong to a family that was uprooted during the Kashmir...

Is SoftBank laying off 30% of Vision Fund team?

The investment division of SoftBank, the Vision Fund, is reportedly being downsized. About 150 people from the 500-strong team may lose their jobs reported...

Amazon India signs MoU to skill and employ persons with disabilities

Amazon India has signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) with the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment...

Upgrading skills will be focus of Kerala’s draft industrial policy

With the aim of creating jobs and retaining talent, Kerala has unveiled its draft industrial policy. The focus of the Policy is on upgrading...

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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...