Tag: Government Employees

Local government in Ohio announces 32-hour work week plan

Newburgh Heights, a village in the state of Ohio, USA, has announced a new legislation cutting the standard working hours down to 32 for...

Cases against government employees for posting comments against CM

About 12 employees of the State Government of Kerala and about 106 others have cases registered against them for posting offensive comments and videos...

Govt offices in Kerala to have Aadhaar-based biometric attendance system

In all government offices of Kerala, Aadhaar-based attendance has been made compulsory. Within the next six months, all government offices in the state will...

Houses for all government employees at Amaravati

There is good news for all government employees working in Amaravati, who do not possess a house in Andhra Pradesh (AP). Expressing his concern...

Government promotions to be based on performance and feedback/rating

The Government is all set to change the way employees receive promotions from 2019 onwards, as per media reports. The objective is to make...

Uttar Pradesh government employees to protest in 15 districts, demanding pay...

With the demand for pay hikes by government employees in Uttar Pradesh still to be met, the employees have decided to organise state-wide protests...

Kerala Government to write off loans of employees who have passed...

The State Government of Kerala has put into motion the process to write off various loans up to rupees five lakh taken by government...

HR heads react on government’s decision to scrap overtime allowance for...

The Government is emphasising on increasing efficiency and productivity through automation. 

Railway employees to get plastic health cards

The new cards for employees, dependents and retired employees will replace the medical booklet cards that have been in use for ages.

Bringing children to office is a human rights violation

When the schools are closed for summer vacation, government offices turn into playgrounds and the Kerala State Human Rights Commission has directed the government to put a complete ban on this.

More benefits for government employees

Divorced daughters will now be eligible for family pension, if a divorce case has been filed before the death of the pensioner.

Government to leverage experience of retired employees

The Government wants utilise the talent pool of retired professionals to carry forward its flagship programmes.

Government launches e-HRMS for its employees

The availability of online data of employees will help organisations take many administrative decisions easily, such as planning recruitments and posting officials to a task as per their experience and qualifications. 

Indian Railways set to become a better employer

From a shorter and better recruitment process, to hiring retired professionals and paid foreign trips for the non-gazetted staff, Indian Railways is setting new benchmarks as an employer.

Maharashtra Government considering 30% cut in total workforce

The State Government Gazetted Employees’ Union may oppose the cut.

Digital drive delays salaries of government employees in Haryana

Most of the staff is not computer-savvy, which is slowing down the registration process on the HRMS.

Performance appraisal for MP government employees with 20 years’ service

This exercise will ensure efficiency and productivity in government departments.

Higher allowances, HRA in store for govt employees: 7th Pay Commission

With a decision that is likely this week itself, employee union leaders are hopeful that there is some good news in store for central government employees

Govt plans meagre 2–4% hike in dearness allowance; makes labour unions...

The unions feel the proposed hike would be unable to offset the real impact of price rise.

AIIMS staff not paid as per 6th & 7th Pay Commission...

Senior doctors raised concerns over non-payment of salaries and dues at par with the 7th Pay Commission.

Retired government officials to supervise recruitment exams

Pensioners will be engaged as inspecting officers and members of the flying squad to conduct and oversee examinations.

After effects of 7th Pay Commission

I have decided to resign from the post of Executive. I have realised, with the new pay commission, private sector jobs are not so...

7th Pay Commission: “Just design intents with no elements can’t change...

HRKatha gains exclusive insight into the perspectives of industry leaders, on the 7th Pay Commission. Rajesh Padmanabhan talks about how it could affect the Government workspace, consumerism and talent acquisition.

7th Pay Commission: While the government is a great employer, its...

Industry leaders share their perspectives on the 7th Pay Commission exclusively with HRKatha readers. Prabir Jha candidly dissects the recommendations and dwells on its flip side. 

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Uttar Pradesh Police issues strict directions to rank up women’s safety

In a recent development, the state police department of Uttar Pradesh has issued strict directions to commercial establishments to provide pick and drop facility...

Vistara CCO defends employee on social media

Setting an example to all leaders, Sanjiv Kapoor, the chief commercial officer of Vistara Airlines, defended his employee against a customer’s complaint. Recently, a flyer...

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