Tag: Industrial Disputes Act

‘Mass layoffs illegal’: Employment Ministry

On 8 December 2022, during a Rajya Sabha session, the Labour and Employment Minister clarified that mass layoffs are illegal if the process of...

NITES calls Amazon India layoffs illegal

About seven per cent of Amazon’s total global workforce of about 1.5 million, operates from India. With the tech giant reportedly set to cut...

Central Bank of India staff on 2-day strike

The transfer of 3,300 employees in violation of the Bipartite Settlement has led to the five unions of the Central Bank of India calling...

TCS employee to be reinstated, given 50% back wages

A Chennai labour court has ruled in favour of an IT professional, who had been working with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) for over two...

What’s common between ‘Game of Thrones’ and industrial relations?

The popular television series ‘Game of Thrones’ has vast universe of characters. What happens when we put these characters in an IR landscape. A narrative drawing parallels between the two.

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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Edtech unicorn, Physics Wallah, to expand team by 2500

Physics Wallah, the unicorn edtech firm is hiring at a time when other edtech firms are downsizing significantly. The Company intends to expand its...

Mass Layoffs: The blame game between HR & business heads

The recent mass layoffs across industries that have taken the labour market by storm are a cause of concern. Not only have they added...

Bangladesh Government to review salary for garment workers

The Bangladesh government is preparing to evaluate the minimum monthly salary for garment workers. The Department of Labour, under the Ministry of Labour and...

Increase in retirement age to 64 is unalterable: French Labour Minister 

On February 1, 2023, the French Labour Minister, Oliver Dussopt, declared that the increase in retirement age to 64 is unalterable. This statement came...

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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...