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Google’s US employees to get tested before entering office premises

Mandating vaccination for employees earlier, Google will now ask all of its US-based employees, who are entering offices to get a weekly COVID-19 test....

Penalty for employees testing positive a second time

With the number of infected people rising daily in the UAE, the Emirate of Ajman has warned its government employees that they will not...

New benefits, hike for KSRTC employees

With the present contract having expired about five years, the Kerala State Road Transport Corporation has come up with a new salary contract after...

HCL waives off refund of advance variable payout after outgoing staff...

Early this month, 1400-odd outgoing employees of Indian tech multinational, HCL Technologies, approached Nascent Information Technology Employees Senate (NITES) with a grievance. These employees were...

7 days’ leave for employees testing positive in Uttar Pradesh

Employees of the state government as well as private-sector offices in Uttar Pradesh will be eligible for seven days’ leave with pay in case...

Yahoo Japan announces WFA; employees can fly to work if required

Come April 2022 and all 8000 Yahoo Japan employees will be allowed to work from anywhere. As per the complete work-from-anywhere policy, employees in...

Salary may be hiked for Central govt staff, CTG cap removed...

This New Year, Central government employees may receive a salary hike. If all goes well, as per media reports, an increment may be announced...

Vedanta holds vaccination drive for children of staff, business partners

Vedanta has launched a vaccination drive for the eligible children of its employees as well as business partners across locations. The natural resources conglomerate...

Almond Solutions offers unlimited leaves to employees

Almond Solutions, a marketing technology firm, has announced unlimited leaves for all its employees. The Company which employs close to 100 people, wants to...

No change in return-to-office plan for Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs will require its employees to get a booster jab of the COVID-19 vaccine, as part of its return-to-office plan. All its staff...

A week off from work for employees of El Sol Strategic...

El Sol Strategic Consultants, the full-service brand consultancy and growth marketing company, has been offering a week’s paid leave to all its employees annually,...

China proposes law to protect women employees’ rights

The Chinese government has proposed a ban on employers placing gender preferences in their job ads, and also asking women applicants about their marital...

Himachal cabinet approves pay scale revision of 2 lakh govt employees

Himachal Pradesh cabinet has agreed to revise pay scales of two lakh employees of the state government from January 21, 2021. The salary for...

J&K PDD staff strike results in power cuts

Jammu and Kashmir has experienced major power breakdown as a result of the indefinite strike by 20,000 employees of the Power Development Department (PDD)....

How companies measure burnout in employees

Companies have been talking and literally bragging about all that they have done or are doing for their employees’ mental health during and post...

Lakhs of public-sector bank employees strike to protest government’s disinvestment

Lakhs of employees of public-sector banks protested the Central government’s proposition of privatising banks operating in the space. The two-day strike, which started on...

UP govt. hikes DA by 3% for employees

After the Central government increased the dearness allowance (DA) of its employees, the Uttar Pradesh government has also announced an increase in DA by...

American company to offer 2 houses to its employees as incentive

Florida-based air conditioning and plumbing firm, Mechanical One, has taken employee incentivisation to another level. Instead of giving cars or vacations as incentives, the...

Angandwadi and ASHA workers in Odisha want to be recognised as...

In a bid to call the Government’s attention to low minimum wages, thousands of Angandwani workers participated in a massive rally in Bhubhaneshwar recently....

Google employees to lose pay if they don’t get vaccinated

Google has warned employees that they’ll lose pay and eventually be fired from their jobs if they fail to get vaccinated by January 18,...

“Fire unvaccinated employees if you want”: Armenian govt tells employers

The Eastern European country of Armenia has become one of the very few countries to allow employers to fire workers who refuse to provide...

Google grants $1,600 bonus to employees

Google will provide a one-time cash bonus of $1,600 or equivalent value, to the extended workforce and interns. The bonus is expected to be...

Employers cannot be ruthless, inhumane with employees: Bombay HC

The Aurangabad bench of Bombay High Court recently slammed Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company (MSEDCL) for mistreating one of its employees. The said employee,...

How can HR regain the lost trust of employees?

The Human Resource department of any organisation, feeds on the trust of the employees. It acts as a guardian, protecting the employees and keeping...

Netcore Cloud grants its employees ESOPs worth $8 million

Aritificial intelligence (AI) powered growth marketing platform, Netcore Cloud, has granted $8 million to its employees as part of the ESOP liquidation programme (ELP)...

Central government employees to get salary raise soon

Central government employees are likely to get a raise very soon, close on the heels of an increment they got in the form of...

Indian employers can check vaccination status of employees on CoWIN

In a bid to make information on inoculation of employees easily accessible for employers, the Union Health Ministry has activated a new service on...

Delhi govt employees to work from home till November 26

With the air quality in Delhi being very poor, the Delhi government has extended work from home for its employees till November 26. This...

J&K government deploys over 11,000 of its employees to Ladakh

In a bid to boost the employment figures of the State, the Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) government has reportedly deployed over 11,000 of its...

‘Carpooling instead of WFH’: Centre’s suggestion to NCR employees

Earlier this week, the Supreme Court (SC) had advised all Delhi government and Central government offices in NCR to ask their employees to work...

Unacademy offers free subscriptions to children of employees, educators

Unacademy, the Indian learning platform, has announced a new policy for the children of its employees and Plus Educators. ‘Unacademy Nurture’ is a policy which...

Philippines mandates vaccination for employees returning to office

The Government of Philippines has announced that employees who are rejoining offices need to get vaccinated or undergo frequent testing for the COVID-19 virus. The...

1500 MSRTC employees resume duty amid mass strike

Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) staff have been on strike since October 27. All 250 depots of MSRTC have been shut for a...

Skill-Lync to expand globally, hire 3000 employees in 3 months

Skill-Lync, the engineering education startup, is on a hiring spree, as part of its global expansion plans. It intends to recruit at least 3,000...

Finland’s law to let employees check their colleagues’ salaries

Finland is planning to introduce a law, where employees will have the liberty to check how much salary their colleagues are earning. In case...

PMC considering giving employment to kin of “missing” officials

Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) is considering making relatives of “missing” civic staffers eligible for jobs with the civic administration. The general body of the MC...

Encouraged by growth, ZS to hire 4000+ in 2022

Global professional services firm, ZS, has surpassed its annual hiring projection within three quarters. It had originally projected to hire approximately 3,000 employees in...

918 MSRTC employees have been suspended for joining the strike

The staff of the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) has been on strike for 13 days consecutively. All MSRTC depots remain shut, which...

Bosses cannot text or call employees after working hours in Portugal

Portugal has passed a legislation to ensure its working population enjoys a proper work-life balance and the ‘right to rest’. The Country has recently passed...

Not mandatory for government employees to fly Air India

Government officials will no longer be bound to travel by Air India, as the Airline no longer comes under the public ambit. Tuhin Kanta...

Nagpur: Salaries to be withheld for unvaccinated govt staff

The Nagpur District Collector R Vimala has issued directives to all government employees in her office that unvaccinated employees will not get their salaries...

MSRTC employees continue strike; demand corporation’s merger with state

A large chunk of the staff of the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) continued to agitate, for the 11th successive day on November...

Kellogg’s wants union to allow employees to vote on the latest...

Since September 8, the Kellogg's workers at four plants of the Company in America, namely Michigan, Nebraska, Pennsylvania and Tennessee have been on strike....

Disappointed Ubisoft staff seek help from fans

The employees of ABetterUbisoft group, are hoping that fans will support them in their efforts to bring about positive changes in the Company. The...

Taking a coaching approach to management

The role of managers in modern-day organisations has changed. They manage in complex environments and highly-competitive markets. These are significant pressures on ongoing peak...

How to get your employees’ work mojo back after a festive...

An extended Diwali weekend! Nothing could be more welcome. After the last working day packed with decked up workspaces, colourful rangolis, beautiful lighting and...

TikTok reduces working hours for Chinese employees

ByteDance, which owns TikTok, has directed all its employees in China, to end their day by 7 p.m. The Company has made a policy...

Employees cannot get date of birth changed in records as matter...

The Supreme Court says that employees cannot apply for change of date of birth at will, as a matter of right. The observation was...

Two trans Netflix employees file unfair labour practices complaint

The scuffle between Netflix and its employees takes another turn as a couple of its protesting trans employees file a complaint with the National...

50,000 jobs may be lost at Wells Fargo

In early September, Wells Fargo was said to be planning to cut about 25 per cent of its workforce, that is, at least 50,000...

How coaching leaders through the tumultuous times ahead will make your...

While the last 18 months of the pandemic have been both heart breaking and incredibly challenging, we are about to enter an even more...

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BeatO appoints Sugandha Jain as VP – HR

BeatO, the Indian digital app-based health platform to control diabetes, has been busy strengthening its leadership team. As part of the exercise, the Company...

Log9 gets Raman SR as CPO

Log9 Material — a company which uses graphene nanotechnology to develop advanced energy storage technologies from electrode materials, cells to pack level — has...

New benefits, hike for KSRTC employees

With the present contract having expired about five years, the Kerala State Road Transport Corporation has come up with a new salary contract after...

Labour Minister interacts with HR heads in a rare event

In a rare event, Union Minister of Labour and Employment Bhupinder Yadav, had an interaction with the HR heads of various sectors across manufacturing,...

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“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...

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...