Tag: Employee

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...

So you made a bad hire. Now what?

It is true that organisations sometimes make the mistake of hiring the wrong person for the job. It is not only the blue-eyed managers...

Boeing’s ‘arrogant’ culture revealed in employees’ e-mails

The aviation company is still to recover its image following two fatal MAX crashes that claimed 346 lives and led to the grounding of...

Does flexibility come with a price?

Despite flexible working, employees remain ‘always-on’ for fear of falling behind on their increasing workloads With work–life balance being heralded as one of the most...

Government penalises PIB employee for tweet against police

An employee who worked in the social-media department, at the Press Information Bureau (PIB), was relieved of her duties for tweeting against the police...

When an employee takes his company to the court, but as...

An employee is also a consumer and when his own company refuses to oblige his demands as a consumer of the company’s services, the...

Taco Bell employee fired after passing negative remarks on Muslims

A Taco Bell employee was fired when a video clearly showing her passing negative and violent remarks against Muslims went viral. The incident happened...

Warning signs every employee gives before quitting

An engaged employee is one who is emotionally committed to the organisation, he actively participates, is motivated and happy at work. Whether he is...

Apple fires employee for iPhone X leaks by daughter

The American multinational technology company has stringent policies wherein the staff is sworn to secrecy regarding product info.

Employees’ Compensation (Amendment) Act 2017: What is it?

It provides more rights to employees and safeguards their interests.

Employer has the final say on probationer’s job: Delhi High Court

According to the judgment, the employer has the right to decide whether the employee’s services are satisfactory or not.

Samsung, LG sued over US employee anti-poaching agreement

A civil lawsuit was filed last week, accusing Samsung and LG of agreeing to avoid poaching each other's US employees.

How perceptions of employees and employers differ

According to a study by Nielsen, commissioned by PNB Metlife Insurance, there is a significant gap in the degree of loyalty towards each other, as perceived by employers and employees.

How personalised & curated digital learning is the recipe for successful...

Personalised and curated digital learning can help create time-efficient, relevant and targeted corporate training programmes. In an evolving business landscape, learning and development (L&D) and...

Make mental health a part of your return-to-work plan

While people typically tend to resent change, the past year and a half has been fraught with changes and challenges, which were unavoidable. We...

Competing with Self

Job seekers can stay in Germany for 6 months to hunt...

The job-seeker visa for the Country is a long-term residency permit, which allows applicants six months to hunt for a job, and grants them...

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Mitsogo launches office in Chennai, will hire at least 250

Mitsogo, the unified endpoint security-solutions company, is gearing to make Chennai a key hub by setting up a new office in the city, with...

How Tata Power fosters transformation through the AMP leadership development model

About two years ago, Tata Power embarked on the journey of transforming itself from just being a utility provider to a solution-providing firm. As...

Khatabook gives 10-day break to employees for mental health

Khatabook, the Indian fintech startup, is allowing its employees to take a ten-day Mental Health Break, from September 25 to October 3, 2021. In...
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Who are the biggest cribmasters in an organisation?

Happiness@work is a regular series, where HRKatha talks about how companies are ensuring happiness at work. With work stress and employees’ mental wellbeing becoming...

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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...