Tag: Labour Law

Employers need to change work contracts warns UAE

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has recently announced a change to its labour law, requiring employers to transfer their employees to limited-term contracts. The...

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...

Filipinos back in Saudi workforce; minimum wage to be Rs 3.76...

Saudi Arabia is again calling back workers from the Philippines. The two governments had entered into a formal agreement on 13 September following which...

Over 3000 Japanese scientists may lose jobs

Many universities and institutes in Japan are readying to lay off thousands of researchers / scientists before they are able to seek permanent employment,...

Labour Codes: 12 hours of working from Oct 1, hike in...

Time for the workforce to brace for the new labour law. While the working hours have been increased from 9 to 12, the good...

Indonesian Jobs Creation Law threatens labour rights say trade unions

Thousands of workers across Indonesia have been staging rallies against the Job Creation Law, which the trade unions feel go against labour rights and...

Health risks for women workers in Tamil Nadu’s garment industry

A recent investigation into the working of the garment industry in Tamil Nadu has revealed that women workers were given painkillers without medical advice,...

New law promises better working conditions for women in Kerala

Following the passing of the new labour law by the Kerala Assembly, the workplace environment/conditions have changed for the better for women workers in...

Does Amazon time its employees’ toilet breaks?

Amazon is grabbing headlines for the wrong reasons yet again. During a protest by its warehouse employees in Britain, some employees have made certain...

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Bombay HC: Financial crisis is no excuse for not paying employee

A city labour court ruled that  financial crisis cannot serve as a reason for not paying employee salaries and ordered a computer services company...

Future Generali India gets Reena Tyagi as CHRO

Reena Tyagi has joined Future Generali India Life Insurance as its new chief human resources officer. Tyagi has been a human resource professional for...

Hein Schumacher to take over as CEO, Unilever in July, 2023

Unilever has found its new CEO after a widespread global hunt. Hein Schumacher will be appointed Unilever CEO designate on 1 June 2023 and...

Subhashis Sinha is now CHRO, TBZ-The Original

After spending over a decade with Asian Paints, Subhashis Sinha has joined TBZ- The Original, as CHRO. An alumnus of IIM Indore and SVKM's Narsee...

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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...