Tag: gender

Infosys accused of bias, discrimination

Infosys has been accused of discrimination while hiring. Apparently, the IT major avoided hiring women with children, people of Indian origin and those aged...

‘Create policy for employment of third gender’: SC to Centre

The Supreme Court has ordered the Centre to formulate a policy to facilitate the employment of transgender persons in all establishments / organisations covered...

‘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...

Tesla may have to produce race, gender details of workforce

Days after Tesla ended up paying $137 million in damages to a former employee who accused the car manufacturing company of racial discrimination, the...

ABB to have 25% women in managerial roles

As part of its Global Diversity & Inclusion Strategy 2030, ABB is working to double the percentage of women managers across its offices, globally,...

10 days of period leave a year for Zomato employees

In an attempt to eliminate the stigma associated with menstruation, Zomato, the food-delivery company has introduced period leave. The women employees of the Company...

Why Godrej & Boyce is engaging more women in the workforce

It is not surprising that women are underrepresented in the manufacturing sector, and the argument to increase the industry’s fair share of female talent...

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...

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,”...

50,000 employees subscribe to Capgemini’s ESOP

At least 50,000 employees from the 29 participating countries subscribed to Capgemini’s ninth annual employee stock ownership plan or ESOP. With an employee subscription...

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International students in Canada can work over 20 hours a week outside campus

Till 31 December 2023, international students in Canada will be allowed to take up work outside their campuses for over 20 hours a week....

How to deal with credit stealers

Shaila, a budding marketing professional, began her career with an FMCG firm. It has been three years since she started working in the marketing...

Facing the repercussions of ‘change’

Ranjan Banerjee, who has recently taken up the role of group HR head at Berger Paints, is an avid reader and is well regarded...

Old Pension Scheme: Disgruntled Punjab govt staff hold massive protest rally

To express their dissatisfaction with the recently-released notification for the restoration of the old pension scheme (OPS), a rally was held in Punjab by...

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EQ, IQ & empathy define the success of a CEO

Q. You spent 16 years at LIC before moving to a corporate role at ICICI Prudential. Now, 22 years on, I am still curious...

“The big change has been that we have moved from jobs to skills,” Amaresh...

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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...