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Age-related bias troubles 33% Indian employees at work

Bias against employees on the basis of age has become quite rampant in Indian workplaces, reveals a survey by JobBuzz, the employer rating platform...

Intel India extends health benefits to domestic partners of employees

Intel India has shown its commitment to the diversity and inclusion agenda, by extending healthcare benefits to the domestic partners of its employees, whether...

Citigroup tries to close gender pay gap in Singapore  

The Group has made salary adjustments to ensure women doing the same work as their male counterparts get the same remuneration. Citigroup Inc., Singapore, has...

Vodafone staff to enjoy 16 weeks’ parental leave

Vodafone, the British multinational telecommunication company, has recently announced that all its employees will now be allowed to take 16 weeks of fully-paid parental...

Can India have a menopause policy for the workplace?

On the eve of World Menopause Day, which falls on the 18 October, a UK-based media house announced a workplace policy which accommodates its...

It’s illegal to target digital ads/jobs, on the basis of gender,...

The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has ruled against seven companies that posted ads on Facebook, to publicise vacancies such that the ads...

Bosch India – Celebrating diversity in various forms

Diversity is more than just reaching a target or a milestone in the male–female ratio at the workplace. It is more about giving equal...

Philips India announces 8 weeks of paid paternity leave

Philips India has recently revised its paternity leave policy allowing eligible fathers to take a paid leave of eight weeks. By doing so, the...

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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...

Delivery of twins to be considered as 2 deliveries for maternity benefits

Following an appeal filed by the Union Ministry against leave granted to a woman employee of the CISF, the Madras High Court recently ruled...

Employee Benefits: Are they valued and appreciated?

Many employers feel that their employees do not really understand the benefits that are offered to them. It is hard to believe, but the...

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JK Cement stands by commitment; new hires e-join

Amidst the coronavirus lockdown, there are companies, which have either halted their hiring process, or withdrawn or deferred the joining of candidates who were...

Learning to switch off: Why it is important to toe the line between work...

By now the fact that we have deal with an unprecedented work-scenario has been well digested by everyone. Organisations are finding out way to...

MCX to pay more to staff working from office amid pandemic

Multi Commodity Exchange of India (MCX) has decided to offer three times more salary to about 50 of its employees who are working from...

Central-government staff assured of service by Railway hospitals during pandemic

The Ministry of Railways has assured all central-government employees that all railway hospitals across India will be available to provide them services during these...

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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...

“Traditional organisations use ‘startups’ as proxy to build an agile organisation,” Rahul Garg, founder,...

Moglix offers a variety of products from safety and electronics to office tools. The Company aims to make an impact worth $100 billion dollars...
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“A true leader is not dependent on title or designation,” Dwarakanath

It was a Friday afternoon, when the HRKatha team got the opportunity to meet a man who is not just a recognised leader but...