Tag: Employee

Assistant loco pilot risks life to restart train

Recently, the Railway Ministry shared a video of a courageous and committed employee, Ganesh Ghosh, assistant loco pilot, who restarted the train which suddenly...

Woman staffer of Domino’s beaten up by gang of women

A women employee of Domino’s, the pizza delivery chain, was brutally thrashed by four women, who alleged that she stared at them. That is...

Former eBay Employee sent live insects to critical journalists

Seven employees of eBay were charged with harassing a journalist couple, who were critical of the Company. Apparently, these seven employees, including David Harville,...

Retaining a dissatisfied employee: Is it worth it?

Ramnath, a financial analyst with one of the top ranking global banks of the world, was not really happy with his job. It was...

Andhra employee unions want OPS, state government proposes GPS

While the Andhra Pradesh government has been all for abolishing the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS) and replacing it with the Guaranteed Pension Scheme (GPS),...

How leaders can be empathetic & emotional without compromising professionalism

Leaders are expected to be empathetic and kind toward their employees. To get the best performance out of those working under them, leaders have...

What to do if your incompetent ex-boss follows you to the...

Having an incompetent boss at the workplace can be very challenging. Of course, one can always quit the job and move to a new...

After accepting retirement benefits employee can’t withdraw VRS: Bombay HC

Bombay High Court has held that once an employee accepts retirement benefits from the employer, he or she cannot be reinstated or allowed to...

Tesla fires employee for sharing videos of failure of driving software

John Bernal, an employee of Tesla, has been terminated by the Company for being irresponsible on social media. Bernal posted a video on YouTube...

Activision Blizzard accused of driving ex employee to suicide

Parents of a 32 year old ex employee of Activision Blizzard, Kerry Moynihan who worked as a finance manager filed a lawsuit against the...

Andhra Pradesh government revises employee pay to end agitation

Meeting the demands made by its striking staff, the state government of Andhra Pradesh has tabled orders revising the house rent allowance (HRA) among...

myG employee in Kerala receives Mercedes Benz as gift

Looks like employers are becoming more generous and acknowledging the efforts and hard work of their employees more than ever before. A.K. Shaji, owner of...

Toyota settles lawsuit, apologises to family of employee who died by...

Following an employee’s death by suicide and accusations of workplace harassment and stress, Japanese auto manufacturer, Toyota has been making headlines for all the...

‘Compensate employee for death due to stress during employment’: BHC

In an interesting case, the Bombay High Court (BHC)has instructed a Maharashtra-based travel company to compensate a truck driver who died on the job....

This food-delivery app wants all employees to deliver food, even the...

DoorDash, an American food-delivery platform, is asking all its employees — from engineers to senior executives and even Tony Xu, the CEO of the...

Uttar Pradesh CM invokes ESMA, imposes 6-month ban on employee strikes

As Uttar Pradesh (UP) Assembly elections approach, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has invoked the Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA), 1981, which bans strikes for...

Kellogg’s employee union ends 11-week protest

The union of Kellogg Company’s employees in the US has ended the 11-week protest by voting in favour of a new contract. The multinational cereal...

Wells Fargo delays employee return to office indefinitely

In view of the growing threat of the Omicron variant of the COVID-19 virus, American multinational banking company, Wells Fargo, has decided to delay...

‘Disciplinary action at work against mentally ill employee is discrimination’: SC

The Supreme Court has said that disciplinary action taken at the workplace against employees with mental disabilities is an act of indirect discrimination. The...

Ex-employee files gender discrimination lawsuit against Sony Playstation

An ex-employee of Sony Playstation has charged her former employer with a gender discrimination lawsuit and wrongful termination. Emma Majo, who worked as an...

Coaching’s role in enhancing institutional performance

The business world has seen a significant shift with the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. One of the biggest challenges is maintaining the quality...

Air India pilots hope to receive pending salaries before handover

The recognised employee union of pilots at Air India, the Indian Pilots Guild (IPG) has written a letter to the chairman and managing director...

Tata cannot sack any Air India employee till 1 year after...

After winning the Air India bid, the Central government has asked Tata Sons to not fire any Air India employee for at least one...

How Unisys keeps employee burnout at bay

With work-from-home tossing work-life balance out of the window for many, employee burnout has become a more frequently-observed phenomenon since the pandemic started. A...

BMC employee worked for 24 years with fake identity

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) found out to its shock that for 24 years it had been paying salary to Ramesh Maruti Shelar, who...

Alibaba fires manager accused of sexual misconduct

A manager at Alibaba has ended up losing his job following a complaint of sexual misconduct filed against him by an employee. Two other...

Apple sends employee on indefinite leave for speaking up about sexism...

A senior programme manager at Apple, Ashley Gjøvik, alleges that she has been put on administrative leave for being vocal about the working condition...

Onsurity receives $16 million funding

Onsurity, the one-year old employee health benefits platform, has managed to gather funds worth $16 million in a Series A funding round led by...

Minor penalty for government employee in live-in relationship, no back wages

Gore Lal Verma, the petitioner, is a UP government employee, who was dismissed because he was ‘illegally’ living-in with a woman despite being legally...

Walmart to pay $125 mn in disability discrimination case?

Marlo Spaeth, a Walmart employee with Down syndrome, was terminated after 16 years of service. Following this, the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)...

“Reinstate employee, pay back wages”: Court to Wipro

There was much cheer and celebration amongst members of the Karnataka State IT/ITeS Employees Union (KITU), when a Wipro employee who was forced to...

Tata Motors will issue performance shares to staff

Tata Motors will issue performance shares to its employees and the staff of its subsidiaries as part of a long-term incentive scheme. These performance...

Flipkart, ShareChat, to buy back ESOPs

Flipkart, the e-commerce company, is thinking of buying back employee stock options (ESOPs) worth almost $125 million, while it works on raising funds. This isn’t...

TresVista announces Rs 10L for family of deceased employee

While most companies are offering financial aid, medical insurance and vaccination to all their employees and their families, TresVista is offering aid to even...

Tata Steel to pay deceased staff’s salary till retirement

The salary of any Tata Steel employee who loses his or her life to COVID will continue to be paid to his or her...

Vaccine allowance of Rs 5,000 for each employee of Roche Pharma...

Each employee at Roche Pharma India will receive a one-time vaccine allowance of Rs 5,000 to cover the vaccination of self and dependents. This...

Bill Gates quit Microsoft board due to investigations into an affair

In 2020, board members at Microsoft decided that it would be inappropriate for Bill Gates, co-founder of the Company, to continue in his position...

Family Assistance Policy for dependents of Mahindra staff who die of...

Mahindra & Mahindra has assured that the family of any employee who loses a battle with COVID-19 will receive salary for the next five...

Corporates waking up to importance of paid miscarriage leaves

Recently, the New Zealand parliament unanimously passed a bill that allows employees to take paid leave post a miscarriage. Fortunately, India is way ahead...

Cognizant employee sacked for thrashing pet

An employee of Cognizant was recently filmed by his neighbour (without his knowledge) while he was thrashing his pet puppy mercilessly in his house....

Shimla HC accuses govt servant of abuse of power; dismisses petition

While dismissing a petition filed by a government servant, the Shimla High Court has observed that all public servants are required to observe the...

Twitter CEO defends employee against online harassment

Twitter had flagged US President Donald Trump’s tweets pertaining to mail-in voting as misleading. This led to the social-media site’s head of site integrity...

Swiggy’s delivery boys protest; allege abysmal pay cuts

It was late at night and I had just got off work. Not in the mood to cook, I chose to order on Swiggy....

Rising employee anxiety: How should organisations tackle this menace?

The pandemic situation is taking a toll on people’s mental health. Those with a history of anxiety issues are finding it even harder to...

Problems or solutions: What does the team come up with more...

What does any organisation need at this hour? A team that is proactive, self-sufficient and tries to come up with solutions more often than...

Mental health: Elephant in the room for India Inc. 

Are you ok? How often do we hear our bosses asking us about our mental well-being? How many organisations today actually take the pain to...

Don’t cut salaries or sack employees, Haryana issues advisory to industries

The Industries and Commerce department of Haryana on Saturday issued an advisory, urging all the private and public enterprises not to sack workers or...

How co-working is surviving the ‘client crunch’

With most organisations asking employees to work from home, one business that’s going to be seriously affected is that of the co-working space. When...

Hunger strike on 20th February by Karnataka transport staff

It is going to be a tough day for public transport users in Karnataka as the employees of all divisions of the state-run transport...

A satisfied employee is not always an engaged employee

We are all familiar with the square-rectangle logic. All squares are rectangles but not all rectangles are squares. For employees and enagagement, it is...

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,”...

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Retired Agniveers to be absorbed in Haryana government, Mahindra Group

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has announced that Agniveers who are not absorbed into the Armed Forces post their four-year tenure, under the...

Fynd to hire 2,000 more in 2023

Having opened a new office in Bengaluru, Fynd, the omnichannel platform is gearing to hire at least 2,000 more engineers by the end of...

USEReady to hire around 200 data analytics & engineers for new data centre in...

Founded in 2011 by two Indians Uday Hegde and Lalit Bakshi, strategic data and Analytics partner USEReady, which had its offices in Bengaluru and...

Netflix hires Rohit Suri as head of talent, India

Rohit Suri is the new head of talent, India at Netflix. Previously, Suri was the CHRO at Dentsu International and had joined Dentsu in...

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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...