Tag: employee health

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...

Facilitation, a leadership tool that cannot be used enough!

My consulting and coaching work allows me to look closely at the talent organisations and how they harness their potential. Most organisations have a...

Ten key skills required in an age of digital transformation

As a growing number of organisations integrate digital technologies into all aspects of their business, digital transformation has come to be regarded as the...

Companies in the US seek vaccination details of staff

Ahead of implementing ‘return to office’, many organisations are updating their employee records with the vaccination status of the staff. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...

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Saraf Furniture to hire 250 from LGBTQ+ community

Saraf Furniture is taking its Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) agenda quite seriously. The online furniture company is all set to take on 250 people...

Role Reversal: How managers are being evaluated by their teams on counts of empathy...

In the pre-COVID era, the expectations from managers were very different. The organisations primarily expected them to deliver and meet the organisational goals, make...

Welspun India partners with ISB to empower its leadership team

Welspun India, the home textiles company, has partnered with the Indian School of Business (ISB), to nurture its in-house talent through an Enterprise Leadership...

iXceed to expand globally, hire 100 across regions

iXceed Solutions, the global recruitment organisation, is preparing to expand its team in India. It is planning to hire 200 more people to its...

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“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...

Binding multi-faceted employees with Titan Values

Titan has different sets of employees for different functions and verticals, ranging from the shopfloor to the retail stores. How do you bring in...

The right people policy for startups – Madan Nagaldinne

You happen to have worked mostly with large organisations. How different is it working for a startup now? When you have worked for big...