Tag: employee health

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...

Does air quality also affect employee engagement?

We have time and again discussed factors that affect employee engagement and productivity. But who would have thought pollution will also one day feature...

CEAT welcomes a chief fitness officer into its ranks

The move to appoint a chief fitness officer has come in the wake of the need to look at employee health from a holistic...

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,”...

‘Don’t talk about abortion’: Meta to staff

Employees at Meta have been ordered to avoid discussing ‘abortion’ on Workplace, which is Facebook’s internal version. The tech company, which was formerly known as...

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Indian Railways eliminated 72,000 posts in 6 years

Indian Railways has abolished at least 72,000 Group C and D posts over the last six years in response to a proposal for surrendering...

Speed vs consensus: How to build an agile work culture

When we speak of building an agile culture, we often talk of increasing the speed of decision making in an organisation. However, there are...

‘Don’t talk about abortion’: Meta to staff

Employees at Meta have been ordered to avoid discussing ‘abortion’ on Workplace, which is Facebook’s internal version. The tech company, which was formerly known as...

The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts kickstarts leadership development programme

The pandemic was a boon for some sectors and quite the bane for others. For some businesses, such as IT and tech, it brought...

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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...

“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...

“If CEO is the father of an organisation, CHRO is the mother,” Pankaj Lochan

Q. You have been shuttling between HR and manufacturing roles. Was it a well-thought out strategy or did you just go with the flow...