Tag: employee health

Google fires head of mental health and wellbeing

The tech sector has experienced layoffs in the last quarter of 2022 and this trend has continued into 2023 with the announcements of significant...

Augnito gives employees a week off to rest and recharge

Augnito.ai, an advanced voice AI solution powering the healthcare industry, is letting its employees take the last week of December 2022 off work, in...

Employee wellbeing – Just momentary hype or long-term genuine concern?

During the pandemic, some phrases gained prominence in the corporate world — employee health, employee wellness and mental wellbeing. Organisations started launching initiatives to...

AP Secretariat employees want to be allowed to work from home

Following the loss of two of their colleagues to corona, the Secretariat employees of Andhra Pradesh, have requested the state government to allow them...

Supreme Court being sanitised, at least 44 staff members found Covid+

After at least 44 members of the Supreme Court (SC) staff tested positive for COVID-19, the court premises are being sanitised. All the courtrooms...

“Look at the ‘human’ at work; make work more ‘human’,” Richard...

  2020: What to learn – what to erase The global shift to remote work over the last year has created both opportunities and challenges for...

Girnar Care introduces period leaves to promote equity at work

Girnar Care has taken significant steps to strengthen its employee-centric work culture. The Indian contact-centre outsourcing organisation has rolled out newer benefits for its...

P&G announces, 8 weeks’ special parental leave

Procter and Gamble (P&G) has announced a special parental leave programme, called ‘Share the Care’ at its virtual #WeSeeEqual summit to promote gender equality....

72% Indian workers feel unsafe returning to office : Survey

As Indian organisations are beginning to re-open, albeit in phases, it is time to address employee concerns. Some employees are in fear of returning...

Goa Bank Employees’ Association demands safety; to protest from Sep 1

Following a rise in the number of COVID cases in Goa, especially amongst bank employees, the Goa Bank Employees’ Association (GBEA) has decided to...

‘Report for work or get fired’, Tesla threatens staff

After Tesla had resumed operations at the California factory on May 11, several workers who did not join back work have alleged that the...

Northern Railway undertakes swab testing of employees

After coming in close contact with a mechanical engineer, who died of COVID-19 on June 17, several Northern Railway employees of the carriage and...

Odisha Govt. staff to face disciplinary action for not wearing masks

In order to restrain the spread of Covid-19 in Odisha, the government has warned all the government employees to wear masks during office hours....

RC Enterprises deploys robots for employees’ safety

Like many other manufacturing plants, Jaipur-based  RC Enterprises has also its employees back to the workplace. However, it has gone a step ahead to...

MOM, Singapore, orders 3 workplaces to stop operations for inadequate safe...

After a strict inspection of almost 200 workplaces since businesses resumed operations in the island nation of Singapore, the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has...

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...

Oppo India screens its employees for coronavirus, suspends its operations in...

After almost 50 days of lockdown, several manufacturing plants have resumed operations as per the state guidelines. Likewise, Chinese phone maker, Oppo, had also...

Tata Teleservices comes up with new initiatives for employee well-being during...

In an endeavour to ensure that employees are able to continue working uninterrupted, telecom company, Tata Teleservices, has rolled out various initiatives to ensure...

How Tech Mahindra prepares to get back to work post lifting...

Tech Mahindra has laid down a strategic plan for smooth functioning in the post lockdown era. To begin with, the Indian multinational IT services provider...

Mobile Tracking Devices – the game changer amidst covid

For many companies with a large number of employees working out of the same office, or even from remote offices spread across the country,...

How Genpact is engaging its workforce amidst lockdown

COVID-19 is impacting countries, communities, and individuals at an alarming rate and is teaching us lessons in humanity, prediction, action and collaboration. This is...

Amazon workers to protest for the entire week, say Company isn’t...

According to a workers’ rights group, over 300 amazon warehouse workers are participating in a protest this week, highlighting the lack of protection for...

“ITC’s People First initiative is dedicated to the incredible work force,”...

At a time when new ways of working are becoming the norm, it’s difficult for employees to stay safe, focused and maintain productivity, at...

Amazon to test its employees, may compel other businesses to follow

With the COVID-19 outbreak, companies across the globe are entrusted with the responsibility of taking care of their employees’ health and well-being.  Following the...

Railways to protect its 13 lakh employees, drafts protocol

Following the death of two railway employees from COVID-19, the Central Railways has drafted a protocol that identifies all the potential quarantine facilities to...

Gujarat state government employees to get 10-days leave for meditation training

To improve the productivity and focus on work, Gujarat government will give 10-days ‘on duty’ leave to the state government employees for Vipassana or...

Google employees  protest against mass layoffs

Google, the tech giant, recently fired approximately 12,000 employees in January, which resulted in protests from workers in both the US coasts. The workers...

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Sanofi offers VRS to employees in India

French drugmaker Sanofi has announced a voluntary retirement scheme (VRS) for its employees at two manufacturing sites in Telangana, India. The sites, located in...

Impact of Budget 2023 on HR

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman unveiled the budget for 2023, which is the fifth budget of the Modi government's second term. The newly- announced budget...

41 companies have a woman CEO: Report

That organisations across the world are doing their bit to ensure equal representation and parity is clear from the 2023 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI)....

Intel implements pay cuts; CEO to take 25% cut

It hasn’t been long since Intel announced the layoff of about 340 people in California. And now, it is reportedly resorting to pay cuts....

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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...

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...