Tag: health benefits

Renault-Nissan workers go on strike, Hyundai suspends operations

The workers at Renault-Nissan’s car plant in Tamil Nadu have refused to resume work and have gone on a strike as the employee union,...

68% Indian companies increased access to remote health, benefits: Survey

The pandemic caused many Indian organisations to “respond with agility and empathy in managing the disruption”, says the India edition of Mercer’s Global Talent...

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...

GM offers to invest $7 billion and create 5400 additional jobs

The United Auto Workers union has begun its first strike against General Motors (GM) in over a decade, demanding fair wages, affordable and quality...

Indians put looooong hours at work: a major health hazard

Indians, on an average, work over 60–70 hours a week, and also suffer the hassle of commuting. The International labour organisation had set a weekly limit of 48 hours, that too some 80 years ago. 

Employee wellness: A business priority not just people’s imperative

India’s employee health benefit programmes include dependents, which makes them stand apart from other countries’ benefits in the Asia Pacific region

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Why Future Generali staff walked in the shoes of the specially abled for a...

A lot has been said about how people should be empathetic towards the specially abled and how they should be treated as equals. However,...

EnKash rolls out special ‘Attitude Bonus’ for employees

EnKash, a business spend-management platform has rolled out an industry-first incentive programme called the ‘Attitude Bonus’. Through this special programme, EnKash will honour its...

UAE warns companies against cutting salaries of Emirati job candidates

Certain companies were allegedly found to take advantage of the government's salary support programme for Emiratis. This comes right after the week when the...

Are layoffs justified in a business downturn?

Of late, headlines have been all about layoffs, downsizing and retrenchment. All the big tech firms— including Amazon, Microsoft, Facebook’s parent company Meta and...

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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...

Q. How would you define the culture at GE? A. Having been present in this region since 1902, GE has been around for 120 years....

“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...