Tag: High Court

‘Can’t forfeit dismissed employee’s gratuity unless employer incurs financial loss’: Chhattisgarh...

The bench of Justice Narendra Kumar Vyas at the Chhattisgarh High Court (HC) has ruled that the forfeiture of the gratuity of a dismissed...

State of transgender job seekers in India

In Maharashtra, a petition was filed by a transgender person seeking the Court to direct the Maharashtra State Electricity Transmission Company (MSETCL), also called...

Employees are entitled to salary / pension as part of Constitutional...

The Orissa High Court has held that employees, whether current or former, are entitled to salary or pension, whichever the case, as a Right...

High Court stays order on Kerala government’s decision to reduce judges’...

Kerala High Court has put a stay on the state government’s order that reportedly turns ‘special pay’ for judges to ‘special allowances’, thus reducing...

Contractual staff hired without public ad cannot be regularised

A petition was submitted by a driver who was appointed for three months and whose service was later extended, and then eventually terminated without...

Rejoin duty or face consequences: MSRTC staff warned

A deadline has been set for the striking employees of the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) to rejoin duty. They have also been...

Court can’t interfere with employer’s qualification criteria for a post: J&K&L...

A bench of the Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court, while observing a matter recently, stated that a job aspirant with a higher...

MSRTC employees continue strike; demand corporation’s merger with state

A large chunk of the staff of the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) continued to agitate, for the 11th successive day on November...

Delhi HC provides justice to editor who complained against employer

A woman editor at a publishing house was fired because she complained against her employer for making sexual advances and making racist comments. The...

Paid leave for strike days?

The Kerala government has appealed to the Supreme Court against the verdict of the High Court that quelled the government order granting paid leave...

MP junior docs into 7th day of strike, demand hike in...

Junior doctors from six government medical colleges in Madhya Pradesh have been on strike for a week now, demanding a hike in stipend and...

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,...

Delhi HC directs PIL, for paid period leave, to the Centre

The Delhi High Court on Monday, directed to the Centre and the Delhi government the public interest litigation (PIL), which seeks paid leave for...

Fixed-pay contract staff cannot be terminated without inquiry: Gujarat HC

A ruling by a two-judge HC bench states that charges cannot be levelled against employees working on fixed-pay contract without a proper departmental inquiry. The...

Equal uniform and washing allowance for all High Court employees

As per the Delhi High Court’s directions, all its staff members will receive the same allowance for uniforms and maintenance of clothing. Not long ago,...

Delhi’s minimum wage highest amongst Indian states

About 55 lakh contractual workers in Delhi will benefit from the hike in minimum wages announced recently and approved by the Supreme Court. The...

Google employees  protest against mass layoffs

Google, the tech giant, recently fired approximately 12,000 employees in January, which resulted in protests from workers in both the US coasts. The workers...

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 Tridhya Tech rewards employees with cars

Tridhya Tech, a leading provider of digital transformation services located in Ahmedabad, celebrated the hard work and dedication of its employees by presenting 13...

Amazon disobeyed labour laws: US judge

An administrative judge in the US has declared that Amazon violated labour laws by threatening to withhold wage increases and benefits from workers at...

How insensitive of companies to hand out digital pink slips!

Terminating an employee is never easy. Employers need to do go about it with utmost sensitivity and empathy. However, in the current spree of layoffs,...

Shiza Ansari is new head – HR, Shemaroo Entertainment

Shiza Ansari has been appointed head – HR, Shemaroo Entertainment. Her previous assignment was with BIC, the stationery company, where she was head of...

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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...