Tag: Fired

Amazon India summoned by Labour Ministry over unethical layoffs

The Union Labour Ministry has reportedly sent a notice to Amazon India seeking an explanation with regard to the retrenchment of employees without serving...

Twitter firings over, Musk now actively hiring talent, seeking referrals

After making headlines for the controversial firing of employees, Twitter seems to be hiring actively again. Over the past one month, about two-thirds of the...

60 days’ notice a challenge for Indian Twitter staff in the...

All H1B visa holders employed with Twitter, and who have been laid off will need to find another job within two months to be...

Colleagues stand up for employee fired for being late

An employee who arrived 20 minutes late for work, for the very first time in seven years, has received immense support from his colleagues. When...

US employee fired for sharing pay hike info on TikTok

Lexi Larson who is based out of Denver in the US had recently joined a tech company. She was hired after receiving a commendable...

Sacked employee sues Tesla for ‘unprofessionalism’

A former Tesla employee, Roosevelt Jointer, from Reno, Nevada, has filed a case in a Texas court because the auto company sacked him without...

Mark Zuckerberg warns employees about repercussions of poor performance

In a weekly interaction with employees, Mark Zuckerberg, CEO, Meta, which owns Facebook, has indicated that the Company will up the heat in terms...

145 jobs cut at FrontRow

FrontRow, the edtech startup, has laid off about 145 members of its team, that is, 30 per cent of its workforce. Maximum employees were...

Another company follows in Better.com’s footsteps, fires 800 via video message

A British shipping and logistics firm, P&O Ferries fired 800 seafarers through a video message. This came as a sudden shock to all the...

CNN staff fired for reporting to duty without vaccination

Making intolerance of any violation of COVID-19 protocols very clear, CNN, the US media firm, has fired three employees who came to work without...

Google fires yet another staff scientist, appoints new supervisor

Google has fired its scientist, Margaret Mitchell for violating the Company’s code of conduct and security policies. The Company has alleged that she moved...

GoAir suspends trainee pilot over objectionable social-media behaviour

Standing by its zero-tolerance policy, Go Air, the budget airline, had sacked a trainee pilot for posting objectionable comments on Twitter. The airline had...

Ola to lay off 15 to 20% of staff to improve...

Ola, the ride-hailing company, is gearing up to downsize. It plans to cut about 15 to 20 per cent of its approx. 6000 strong...

Union leader of Cognizant terminated for non-performance

The general secretary of the Forum for IT Employees (FITE), Elavarasan Raja, who has been an employee of Cognizant for five months now, has...

Barnes & Noble sacks CEO for violating company policy

The Company has said that the board was advised by a law firm in the decision to fire Parneros.

Mitsuba’s HR head shot at by sacked employee

An employee of Mitsuba who was sacked for unprofessional behaviour, shot the company’s HR head Binesh Sharma

DDI sacks employee over an irresponsible tweet

After Ashish Kaul’s hate tweet about the Kathua rape victim, the company suspended him; his Twitter account met the same fate.

Kotak Mahindra sacks employee for irresponsible social media comment

The assistant manager with the Kochi branch of Kotak Mahindra Bank had commented on social media justifying the gangrape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua.

HR-head in news for wrong reasons

Ola’s HR and admin head has been accused of fraudulent activities in recruitment, procurement, administration and IT.

Job cuts at CNN, affected staff to be informed soon

A ‘gut punch’ is what Chris Licht, CEO, CNN rightly described the announcement of layoff plans as. Licht recently sent a memo to the...

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Casagrand takes 700 employees to Switzerland

Casagrand, the real-estate development firm from South India, is rewarding its employees for their hard work and for helping achieve the sales target last...

Jayadeva EP takes additional charge as director- HR, HAL

Alok Verma, director - HR, Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL), has superannuated on 30 November, and therefore, ceased to be a director of the company board....

Sudden layoff of entire team of 2,700 at US furniture company shocks workforce

About 2,700 staff members of a furniture company in Mississippi were sent a text close to midnight informing them that their services were no...

Change of guard at P&G

Procter & Gamble has announced the elevation of Bala Puroshothaman to global CHRO. He will be stepping into the shoes of Tracey Grabowski who...

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“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...