Tag: employees

Reliance to spend Rs 12 lakh + to vaccinate staff

Reliance Industries (RIL) will cover the cost of vaccination for its workforce and their immediate family. The Company will do so at an approximate...

Uber drivers are ’employees’: UK Supreme Courtroom

Uber drives are to be considered as ‘employees’ as per the UK Supreme Courtroom, for all legal purposes. This ruling came on the basis...

Balaji Telefilms employees granted over 14,00,000 stock options

Balaji Telefilms, a leading Indian entertainment content provider of India, granted 14,00,000 stock options under ESOP 2017 to its eligible employees, to reward them...

Over $700 mn will go towards bonuses for Walmart staff

Walmart, the American multinational retail company is paying its employees bonuses which collectively amount to over $700 million. This comes as a compensation for...

Swiggy once again offers ESOP liquidity scheme to employees

Swiggy, which was forced to lay off its employees in May and July this year, due to the pandemic-induced lockdown and slump, is now...

Employees need to hit the ‘pause’ button once in a while

Gone are the days when unused sickness leaves were carried forward by employees to the next year. Times are such that organisations are surprising...

RPG decides extent of work-from-home for staff

Harsh Goenka led RPG Group has announced that its sales force will permanently work from home (WFH). And for the rest of the functions,...

Why it is important to ‘appreciate’ employees even more now

Imagine this scenario — Ankit starts his usual day by logging into his official email address. Instead of any task or project, he receives...

Oyo staff successfully use combo of home + co-working spaces

Hospitality company, Oyo, has allowed its employees to follow a combination of ‘work from home’ and ‘work from flexible co-working spaces’. It is mainly...

Why some employees want to be micromanaged

It is easy to blame the manager for micromanaging, but there are some employees who not only seek micromanagement, but actually need it. This...

Tech Mahindra flies back 210 employees, families from the US

Tech Mahindra has arranged for a chartered flight to bring back 210 of its employees and their families from the US to India. The...

Bounce lays off 22% of staff to cut costs

The pandemic has robbed many people of their livelihood. Even the scooter-rental platform, Bounce, has laid off almost 22 per cent of its workforce,...

No salaries for BSNL employees for the month of May

According to the BSNL employees’ union, despite almost 79,000 BSNL employees opting for the voluntary retirement scheme (VRS) – considerably reducing the workforce in...

Deceased employees’ kin to be compensated with money, job: BEST

The BrihanMumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) on Tuesday made a statement in favour of the deceased where a compensation amount of Rs. 50lakh...

Hilton slashes over 2,100 jobs

With travel brought to a halt by the coronavirus outbreak, globally, the tourism and hospitality sectors have suffered huge losses. With brands such as...

64 employees of UP Health Dept accused of forging documents, sacked

Sixty-four employees working for the Health Department of Uttar Pradesh, were sacked when investigations proved that they had forged their documents to get their...

ICICI Bank slashes notice period by two months upon requests

ICICI Bank has issued a notice to a few of its employees reducing their notice period from 90 days to 30 days The new...

These employees are most vulnerable during layoffs

In every company, the frontline workers are considered to be the stars of the organisation. Those in customer-facing roles are considered an asset due...

Maha govt staff to lose pay if they are absent from...

Following opening of all government offices in Maharashtra, with 10 or 10 per cent staff, whichever is more, all government staff have been told...

$5.7 million overtime compensation for ex-Cognizant staff

American multinational information technology giant, Cognizant, will be paying $5.7 million to compensate its former employees who had alleged that they had been underpaid...

Pay, increments, compensation revisions deferred for Amara Raja Group staff

Amara Raja Group has announced that the salaries of the junior- and senior-management levels of its workforce will be deferred due to the economic...

Extended leave without pay for GoAir staff till June 30

On June 1, the GoAir management informed the employees about the extension of leave without pay (LWP) till the end of June, and even further,...

Disappointed Facebook staff protest CEO’s inaction, boycott work

The staff of Facebook expressed their disappointment in their CEO, by taking the day off work on June 1 and virtually walking away from...

Tesla defies local orders, restarts production in California plant

While the states and local governments in the US are still trying to determine the best way to open up after lockdown, electric car-manufacturing...

Hyatt plans to restructure globally, will lay off 1,300 employees

The hospitality sector has been one of the worst hit due to the coronavirus outbreak, restrictions imposed worldwide and the lockdown across nations. Chains,...

Rolls-Royce allows free access to its digital academy

In an endeavour to help businesses across the globe digitally recover from COVID-19, Rolls-Royce, the market leader in high- performance power systems, has allowed...

Deloitte plans to hire more women post lockdown

There is an opportunity in every crisis. One only needs to delve deeper and identify that opportunity. Deloitte has seen an opportunity in the lockdown....

Google employees are mandated to work from home until June, 2020:...

Google employees, who are working remotely, have been directed to follow the same system of work until June 1, 2020, as there is no mention...

British Airways to lay off 12,000 as part of restructuring

British Airways has released a statement in the wake of this pandemic situation, announcing the termination of nearly 12,000 employees. The layoff is part...

IndiGo to pay full salaries to majority of employees; revokes announcement...

Low-cost carrier (LCC), IndiGo, has revoked its earlier announcement of pay-cuts during the month of April. It has now decided to pay full salaries...

Swiggy feels the heat, employees to be laid off

Organisations, new-age startups in particular, have tasted the impact of the coronavirus outbreak, and the lockdown that followed. Most are now seriously finding ways...

One month salary to be deducted for Kerala govt. employees

The Kerala government has decided to go ahead with a one-month deduction of salary for the government employees, as part of its efforts to...

FITE wants MHA to disallow IT and ITeS industries to function...

At a time when the IT and ITeS industries have been allowed to function with 50 per cent employee strength in office, the Forum...

Accenture, Verizon and others launch a global platform to employ people

With the pandemic situation taking a toll on businesses, not only are companies laying off employees but they have stopped hiring as well. To...

How McDonald’s is keeping its crew engaged during lockdown

Not everyone can work remotely, and that holds true for most employees at the fast food chain, McDonald’s too. In these unprecedented times when...

4D Leadership: Why leaders should lead the holistic way

 This COVID-19 crisis is the right time to showcase holistic leadership or 4D leadership as it is commonly referred to. It can play a...

Tesla employees to take 30% pay cut due to the coronavirus...

According to sources, Tesla Inc. will shell out 30 per cent reduced salary to its workers,  with effect  from Monday,  April 13. The decision...

US BPO lays off staff after promising job assurance

US-based BPO firm, First Credit Services, has laid off 80 of its employees who were working out of its Thane office in Mumbai. This...

Life insurance cover of Rs 4 lakh for frontline staff

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat had declared during the one-day concluding budget session on March 25, that all health, sanitation, police and media...

Telangana to implement up to 75% pay cut for government employees

As the country is grappling with severe disruption in every sector, the impact is huge in states, such as Telangana, owing to excessive financial...

Lockdown: Engaging downtime employees is equally important

In many sectors, companies are finding innovative ways to engage with the team to maintain the productivity levels, while they telecommute. However, not everyone...

Employees of public banks question the need to report for work...

Employees of public banks seem unhappy with the current arrangement, where they are required to go to office even during the lockdown period. Not...

BPO named Teleperformance forcing its employees to travel to work

It was only yesterday that the Prime Minister of India announced that the entire country will be on lockdown for 21 days, till April...

Volkswagen plans short-time work for 80,000 German employees

Close on the heels of Herbert Diess, CEO, Volkswagen (VW), warning of factory closures in Europe, the German auto manufacturing company is now planning...

Employee Protection Plan for Unilever staff

Unilever, the consumer goods manufacturer known for its various brands including Dove, Knorr, Omo and Lifebuoy, has announced wide-ranging measures to support the global...

IndiGo assures no salary deduction amidst temporary flight suspension

India’s budget carrier, IndiGo, has promised its employees no deduction in salary during the temporary suspension of domestic flights. The decision was made after...

EPFO urges a/c holders to use online facilities

Even with a nationwide lockdown pushing people to stay indoors, individuals worried about their provident fund accounts no longer need to do so. The...

Pegasystems launches tracking app to track COVID-19 spread amongst staff

While all businesses are impacted by the spread of COVID-19, companies are adopting ways to ensure the continuity of business and focusing on the...

Employees earning less than Rs 30,000 will be paid twice a...

A slew of amazing initiatives for the Reliance industries employee amidst this COVID-19 outbreak proves that humanity does exist. Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries announced that...

IIT-Kharagpur faculty to work from home amidst COVID-19 outbreak

A notice from IIT-Kharagpur, circulated in the wake of this pandemic-like situation in India and across borders, states that a Ministry of Human Resource...

Leadership wellness coaching – Just what your organisation needs today!

It has been a year since the world was hit by the pandemic, consequent lockdowns, lifestyle changes and new ways of working! Everything as...

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...

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PwC staff to get bonus to take vacations

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) is offering incentives to its employees in the US to take time off from work and go on a vacation. The auditing...

Flipkart ties up with Adani Group, to create 2,500 jobs

Flipkart has partnered with Adani Logistics, to improve its supply chain infrastructure and its capacity to serve its fast-growing customer base. This partnership will...

Vantage Circle appoints Nikhil Norula as business head for Americas

Nikhil Norula has been appointed business head at Vantage Circle, where he will be responsible for leading business growth in North America. Norula has moved...

VMWare announces well-being allowance of Rs 29,565

VMware, a US headquartered cloud computing and virtualisation tech firm, announced that it will enhance its existing wellbeing benefits programme, to allow its employees...

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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...
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“Archaic HR processes force millennials to switch jobs often,” Niti Khosla, lead people analytics...

Friendly and jolly Niti Khosla, lead-people analytics and business impact, Novartis International, is a true HR leader with the ability to understand people and...