Tag: Contractual workers

Odisha government contractual staff seek policy change

Over 10,000 contractual employees from more than 40 Odisha government departments held a day’s peaceful protest on 11 September 2022, seeking change in policy. These...

Will there be layoffs at Apple and Google?

In what looks like a sure shot indication of a slowdown, Apple Inc. has laid off many contract-based recruiters as part of an attempt...

Oman to offer 32K jobs, subsidies to first-time employees

The Sultan of the Kingdom of Oman ordered the nation’s government to work on initiatives that will offer 32,000 job opportunities this year. In...

Infuriated state government staff declare indefinite strikes all across India

The electricity department employees of Puducherry have decided to go on an indefinite strike from Monday, January 11, 2021 to stage their agitation against...

Ministry of Labour and Employment advisory protects jobs, advocates ‘work from...

With the Government declaring a lockdown in many cities, it is natural for employees unable to report for duty to worry about their salaries...

Employing and terminating contractual staff will be easier

The Industrial Relations Code 2019, also called the Labour Code, will soon be introduced in the Parliament for approval. Once approved, it will be...

Delhi’s minimum wage highest amongst Indian states

About 55 lakh contractual workers in Delhi will benefit from the hike in minimum wages announced recently and approved by the Supreme Court. The...

Government working on social security net for contractual workers

The Government is implementing the Unorganised Workers’ Social Security Act, 2008.

Will Amazon now lay off 20,000 instead of 10,000?

In mid-November, it was reported that Amazon, the technology and ecommerce giant, was planning to lay off as many as 10,000 employees in the...

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Is Amazon hiring again after letting go 10,000 globally?

It hasn’t been long since Amazon announced its intention to lay off 10,000 from its global workforce. Now, media reports seem to suggest that the...

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...

Why do we need a chief encouragement officer?

Encouragement at the workplace is the most underrated concept. Is it necessary? Yes, of course. Is it provided? No, not really. Leaders today also need...

Marico prepares to hire people with career breaks

Inspired by some real-time stories at Marico, the Company has come up with the Phoenix programme which focuses on giving an opportunity to people...

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EQ, IQ & empathy define the success of a CEO

Q. You spent 16 years at LIC before moving to a corporate role at ICICI Prudential. Now, 22 years on, I am still curious...

“The big change has been that we have moved from jobs to skills,” Amaresh...

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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...