Tag: Karnataka

Karnataka hikes DA for second time in 5 months

In a move benefiting a large section of the state's workforce, the Karnataka government announced a significant hike in dearness allowance (DA) for employees...

‘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...

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...

Karnataka’s compulsory gratuity bill can benefit 80 lakh employees

Karnataka is all set to introduce a new compulsory gratuity bill, which will provide security to almost 80 lakh employees across the state. That...

Karnataka HC denies KPTCL’s appeal to reverse  reinstatement of depressed employee

The Karnataka High Court denied Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation’s (KPTCL) request to reverse the reinstatement of a station attendant who was fired for being...

Foxconn to invest & hire more in India in one year

Foxconn, an Apple supplier, is gearing to double its workforce in India. V Lee, representative of Foxconn in India has announced on social media...

TTTI’s Toyota Kaushalya programme supports Skill India’s mission

Toyota Technical Training Institute (TTTI) is deeply committed to supporting the Skill India initiative by actively participating in the Toyota Kaushalya programme. This programme,...

98% of older women in Karnataka feel supported at work: Report

A recent report titled ‘Women and Ageing: Invisible or Empowered?’ sheds light on various aspects of the lives of older women, including elder abuse,...

Karnataka’s unemployment rate is 2.7% — lower than national figure of...

According to data from the Employees’ State Insurance Corporation or ESIC, from September 2017 to March 2021, Karnataka added 24 lakh formal jobs. Since...

Employees  entitled to annual increment  regardless of retirement date: SC

In a recent landmark judgement, the Supreme Court of India has upheld the rights of government employees by clarifying that they are entitled to...

KA govt announces revisions to salaries of KPCL and Escoms employees

As a reaction to the massive strikes carried out by employees of the Karnataka Power Corporation Limited (KPCL) and Escoms, the Karnataka state government...

NHM workers  dissatisfied; strike in Karnataka to continue

The NHM employees have stated that they will not return to work as they remain dissatisfied with the government's response. In a recent order...

Strike call by government staff in Karnataka & West Bengal

Government employees in Karnataka are disappointed that the state government has not set aside adequate funds for a pay hike. The employees were hoping...

Women can now work night shifts in KA

The Factories (Karnataka Amendment) Bill was passed by the Karnataka Legislative Assembly on Wednesday, amending the Factories Act to allow women to work night...

Health workers go on indefinite strike in Karnataka

Over 23,000 employees of the Karnataka State Health Contractual and Outsource Employees Association (KSHCOEA) have announced an indefinite strike starting today, due to the...

15,000 outsourced workers strike in Karnataka for job security & direct...

Approximately 15,000 outsourced workers in Karnataka, mainly consisting of sanitation workers, will go on strike starting February 01.  The workers are demanding direct payment and...

36 get bail in PSI recruitment scam in Karnataka

The scam in the recruitment of police sub-inspectors (PSI) in Karnataka came to light when candidates who did not perform well in the descriptive...

Karnataka Skill Connect Portal launched; to create 10 million jobs

The Karnataka Skill Development Corporation (KSDC), in association with the Karnataka Digital Economy Mission (KDEM), has launched the Karnataka Skill Connect Portal (KSCP), an...

Amazon may let go hundreds in India as it closes verticals

Amazon India is expected to render hundreds of people jobless as it winds up Amazon Distribution, its wholesale e-commerce website. The e-commerce company is...

Allcargo’s Bangalore warehouse to create 5,500 jobs

Allcargo Group, the end-to-end logistics solution company, has launched a 100-acre warehouse in Bengaluru that cost about Rs 800 crore to set up. The...

HCL’s TechBee to hire 2,000 class 12 students

As part of its ‘catch them young’ initiative, HCL Technologies is gearing up to hire at least 2,000 students who have passed Class 12...

IKEA opens stores in Bengaluru & Oman; creates jobs for locals

IKEA, the Swedish home furnishings firm, recently opened two stores — one in Nagasundara near Bengaluru in Karnataka, India, and the other in the...

33% reservation for women in outsourced jobs in Karnataka government

Things are looking up for women in the job market across India. Down south, the Government of Karnataka has reserved 33 per cent of...

Karnataka’s 60 industrial projects to create 8,000+ jobs

The Government of Karnataka has approved about 60 industrial projects worth Rs 2,465.94 crore, which are expected to create employment opportunities for more than...

Locus appoints Anshu Singh as VP-HR

Locus, a global logistic solutions company, has announced the appointment of Anshu Singh as its VP & global Head of human resource. Singh carries...

Karnataka CM, ministers, MLAs to enjoy salary hike

On 22 February, the Karnataka Legislative Assembly passed bills hiking salaries and allowances of the chief minister, ministers as well as the legislators. This...

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...

Google terminates 28 employees over Israel protests

Google terminated 28 employees following protests staged by a small group of Alphabet workers against the tech giant's collaboration with Israel. The protests, which...

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Tesla faces speculation over potential layoffs amidst internal struggles

Tesla has become the centre of attention as speculations mount regarding the possibility of significant layoffs within the company. Reports stemming from Gigafactory Texas...

Arun Kumar Singh has joined Shriram General Insurance as head-HR

Arun Kumar Singh has been appointed head-human resources, Shriram General Insurance. Earlier, he was general manager-HR/IR/admin, Vinayak Jewels, since 2022. Singh has spent over nine...

Why male allies are key to gender parity

The tide is turning. The glass ceiling, once a formidable barrier, is starting to crack. But this shift isn’t driven solely by the relentless...

State must address retired employees’ pension benefits: Uttarakhand HC

In a recent ruling, the division bench of the Uttarakhand High Court emphasised that the state cannot unjustly deprive any employee of their entitlements....

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