Tag: Government

Karnataka government pushes for Kannada employment data from MNCs

On 21 February 2024, Shivaraj S Tangadagi, minister of Kannada and culture, Karnataka, announced that the state government would request multinational corporations (MNCs) operating...

Kerala government announces salary boost for 60,000 anganwadi workers

On 28 January 2024, the Government of Kerala declared an increase in salary for around 60,000 Anganwadi workers and helpers in the state. K...

Kerala govt warns of pay deductions as staff prepares to strike

A faction of state government employees, backed by opposition employee unions, plans to go on strike to protest the delayed disbursement of dearness allowance...

New pension nomination rule empowers female government employees

On 2 January 2024, the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances, and Pensions declared that female government employees or pensioners can now prioritise nominating their...

UK government unveils plan to adjust family visa criteria

The UK has announced plans to gradually increase the minimum salary criteria for family visas, aiming to provide stability for immigrant families. The Conservative...

KSRTC staff face salary delay despite Sabarimala revenue surge

Even though the Sabarimala service has significantly increased revenue for the Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC), employees are said to be experiencing delays...

Jharkhand workers rally for fair compensation, promised benefits

On 4 December 2023, approximately 1000 employees of the Jharkhand government and contractual workers started striking. They presented 11 demands, which included remuneration and...

Gujarat aims to impart skills training to increase women’s LFPR

The state government has devised an extensive strategy to boost women's involvement in the state's workforce, with the goal of surpassing the existing 27...

Doctors in Telangana hospitals demand action, clearance of dues

Doctors from Telangana hospitals have reached out to the government, urging that steps be taken to address their longstanding requests for increased salaries and...

KSRTC resolves pending dues dispute

KSRTC has decided to finally clear the payment dues of July by August 22. The timing coincides with Onam. Previously, the Indian National Trade...

Amidst the OPS-NPS conflict, govt denies proposal for 40-45% minimum pension

There has been a heated conflict between the central government and the opposition regarding the old pension scheme (OPS) and the new pension scheme...

Government increases pension for retired RBI staff by over 13%

The Union government has announced an increase in the pension for retired employees of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). The new pension will...

Wage revision for bank employees: Finance Ministry

The finance ministry has urged the Indian Banks' Association (IBA) to complete the wage revision process for public sector bank (PSU bank) employees by...

5% DA hike for employees: Chhattisgarh Govt

On July 6, 2023, the Chhattisgarh government, led by Bhupesh Baghel, chief minister, announced an increase in the dearness allowance (DA) for state government...

Rajasthan govt employees now eligible for full pension after 25 years...

The Rajasthan government has made significant changes to the pension and employment policies for its employees. A recent cabinet meeting, chaired by chief minister...

Telangana aims to guarantee ASHA workers with paid maternity leave

Telangana state government has recently declared the provision of paid maternity leave for accredited social health activists (ASHA) workers. The announcement was made by...

New office timings for Punjab workforce

The Punjab state government has implemented a new office timing schedule starting May 2 until July 15, changing the working hours from 9 am-5...

Contract employees regularised in Himachal & Telangana

The Himachal Pradesh government has decided to regularise the services of the contractual employees, who have completed two years of service as on 31...

Divyang employees will get 4% promotion quota: Maharashtra Govt

Maharashtra, in December 2022, became the first state in India to establish a department dedicated to the welfare of differently-abled individuals, also known as...

71% employers expect hiring to increase because of PLI scheme

We all know that production-linked incentive (PLI) is a scheme from the Indian government aimed at boosting the productivity of domestic manufacturing and industrial...

Strikes & protests across the globe by unhappy workers

In Assam, India, the Assam Petroleum Mazdoor Union (APMU) has announced an indefinite strike starting 4 March 2023. The LPG transport workers, who drive LPG...

Launch of eHRMS 2.0 for central govt. employees

Union Minister Jitendra Singh announced the launch of the new eHRMS 2.0 toolkit for central government employees on Sunday. E-Books on major initiatives and achievements...

New guidelines for deputation of employees in Ladakh

The administration on December 01 has issued new guidelines for deputation of government employees to the Ladakh region. All concerned departments and HoDs and controlling...

Central govt. hikes DA by 4%

The Ministry of Finance has announced the most awaited hike in the dearness allowance (DA) and dearness relief (DR) for Central government employees. On...

Angandwadi and ASHA workers in Odisha want to be recognised as...

In a bid to call the Government’s attention to low minimum wages, thousands of Angandwani workers participated in a massive rally in Bhubhaneshwar recently....

Not mandatory for government employees to fly Air India

Government officials will no longer be bound to travel by Air India, as the Airline no longer comes under the public ambit. Tuhin Kanta...

How this energy company is championing employee inclusivity & engagement

In today’s competitive business landscape, fostering an inclusive and engaging work environment is not just a feel-good initiative; it’s a strategic imperative. Jakson Green,...

Trident’s Asmita leaves blossom into inclusive workplaces

Forget the tired trope of corporate activism. In the heart of India's textile industry, Trident, a manufacturing company, is quietly weaving a revolution in...
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Engagement is outdated: The future of success lies in ‘employee involvement’

In the ever-evolving landscape of the contemporary workplace, a profound metamorphosis is underway, challenging the conventional emphasis on employee engagement. This paradigm shift posits...
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Tata Steel: Journey through excellence in talent acquisition 

Tata Steel, part of the Tata Group, is a multinational steel-making company headquartered in Mumbai, India. It is one of the world's leading steel...

Boeing faces lawsuit over alleged discrimination and harassment

After a lengthy career at Boeing spanning several decades, Rachel Rasmussen has filed a lawsuit against the company. The lawsuit asserts that Boeing employees...

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‘Work from office 10 days a month’: Infosys to some employees

Up to 11 days of work-from-home (WFH) and 10 days in office is the hybrid approach that Infosys has adopted. It has allowed some of...

Moglix gears up for hyper-expansion with 500 new hires

Indian B2B industrial products platform, Moglix, is embarking on an ambitious expansion plan, aiming to add 500 new employees to its workforce over the...

Siemens Smart Infrastructure gets Apeksha Jain as head-HR

Siemens Smart Infrastructure has appointed Apeksha Jain as its new head-human resources. Jain brings over 15 years of expertise in the realms of food...

TTD announces wage hike for 9000 workers

The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) Trust Board has decided to raise the wages of around 9,000 contract and outsourced workers. This was announced during...

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Data analytics and not technology will redefine HR

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EQ, IQ & empathy define the success of a CEO

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