Tag: Employers

Treat women with dignity & consideration at workplace: Kerala HC

The Kerala High Court has said that employers should treat women employees with consideration and dignity, and be sympathetic to their cause. While ordering the...

‘Can’t pay employees on time? Pay fine of 50,000 dirham’: UAE...

If you are an employer in the United Arab Emirates and are unable to pay your employees on time, then you’ll have a lot...

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...

“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...

NY employers to give written notice before monitoring phone, e-mail, internet...

Starting May 7, 2022, all employers in New York, irrespective of the size of business, will be required to give a written notice to...

‘Employers cannot impose vaccine mandate’: Texas governor

Greg Abbott, Governor of Texas, believes that even though vaccination remains the best protection for the population against COVID-19, it should be voluntary and...

How ‘work from anywhere’ can become a problem for employers

When the second wave of the pandemic spread panic worldwide, companies woke up to the fact that they would not be able to bring...

‘Hiring foreigners? Pay locals min. $1,400’: Singapore government to employers

Singapore has taken a step towards lower-wage workers in the country. The Government has said that all organisations hiring foreign workers will have to...

73% employers in the US & Canada struggling to attract talent

Almost three in four employers in the US and Canada, that is about 73 per cent employers are finding it tough to attract talent...

PF relief till 2022 for some in the formal sector

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has announced that the Government will pay the provident fund (PF) share of both employers as well as employees for...

Many employers make vaccination mandatory for employees in the US

With cases of the Delta variant rising in the US, many employers are making it mandatory for their staff to get their shots. Some...

EU offices can ban religious symbols, to appear neutral

The EU Court of Justice based in Luxembourg has ruled that employers across the European Union may, if they so wish, ban their employees...

Britain to lift WFH restrictions on July 19

Britain has announced the lifting of all COVID-19 related restrictions. Starting July 19, people can move about without wearing face masks or maintaining social...

Government extends wage subsidy, to encourage job creation

The Government’s wage subsidy scheme, which was to end today, that is, June 30, has now been extended till March 31, 2022. The scheme...

Japan’s economic policy recommends 4-day work week

The new economic policy of Japan, released recently, suggests that employers adopt a four-day work week so that employees find time to fulfil their...

Aadhaar-verify employees’ PF accounts: EPFO to employers

Starting June 1, all employers will be responsible for ensuring that their employees’ provident fund (PF) accounts are linked with their Aadhaar. Unless and...

EPFO’s new feature to keep tab on contractors’ claims

Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has launched a new feature with the help of which principal employers can now check the compliances of those...

Workplace vaccination drive to include staff and dependents: Centre

The vaccination drives at private workplaces can cover the employees as well as their family members, according to a new directive from the Union...

No lay-offs, lock-outs, termination: Kerala govt guidelines

In Kerala, the state labour commissioner has issued fresh guidelines for employers, including precautionary measures to be taken amidst the second wave of the...

Wage Code: Is it beneficial to the employees or the employers?

The Code on Wages Bill 2019 has become a topic of much chatter. The new rule states that the allowances cannot be more than...

Employee health first priority for leaders

Leading corporations say that the safety and wellbeing of their employees is the first priority today as the pandemic is growing and disrupting business...

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...

Finance, tech and healthcare sectors most confident about business school graduates

A survey by GMAC in collaboration with MBA Career Services and Employer Alliance (MBA CSEA), EFMD, and HIGHERED revealed that finance/accounting, technology, and healthcare sectors...

Do employers buy sob stories on social media?

Last week, we stumbled upon a post in a popular social-media networking site for professionals. This is how the post read: - “I was sacked...

Should employers have access to employees’ e-mails?

Workplace e-mails are a tricky thing and whether employers should have complete access to employee e-mails is a daunting question. 

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,”...

Poland gets new LTTS R&D centre, local engineering talent to be...

Larsen & Toubro Technology Services (LTTS), the global engineering services company, has launched its new engineering, research and development (ER&D) centre in Krakow, Poland....

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Will startups slow down hiring this year?

The startup ecosystem in India is in a turbulent state. As experts say, the hiring intent of the company is a direct reflection of...

OnePlus launches new India office, will focus on employee wellbeing initiatives

OnePlus India, the global technology brand, has opened a new office at UB City, Bengaluru, spread over 18,000 sq. ft. With full focus on employee...

For the first time ever, Saudi airline operated by all-women crew

Flyadeal, a budget subsidiary of flag carrier Saudia, has become the first ever airline in the history of Saudi Arabian aviation to fly with...

‘Don’t talk about abortion’: Meta to staff

Employees at Meta have been ordered to avoid discussing ‘abortion’ on Workplace, which is Facebook’s internal version. The tech company, which was formerly known as...

DIALOGUE

“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...

“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...