Tag: Labour Laws

Greeks protest against labour reforms

Athens witnessed thousands of Greeks protesting against the Government’s planned labour reforms. The protest marches and strikes saw overwhelming participation with at least 10,000...

Desi HR in a foreign land: Five tips to succeed

Managing HR in a foreign land is not an easy task, especially for people who have majorly spent their time working in homeland. So,...

Implementation of labour codes postponed

The four labour codes, which were to come into effect on April 1, will now be implemented later, because the state governments have yet...

Labour Codes 2020: Unorganised workers to be more socially secure

While the size of the gig economy may seem small compared to the traditional economy, it is rapidly growing. Given the fact that workers...

12-hour shift order withdrawn following Allahabad HC notice

The State Government of Uttar Pradesh has had to withdraw the 12-hour shifts order for industrial unit workers, following a notice issued by the...

Labour Law changes: All you need to know

While the economy is struggling to stabilise and workers and organisations are staring at an uncertain future, a few state governments have decided to...

200 million workers to join nationwide strike tomorrow

Over 200 million workers across sectors—defence, public sector, oil, banking, coal, and transport—will join the nationwide general strike tomorrow, 8 January, 2020. Workers’ unions across...

NO change in application of EPF and MP Act says Govt.

There were reports in the media that the Central Government has made changes under the Employees’ Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions (EPF and MP)...

Inclusion of domestic workers in sexual harassment at workplace act &...

Martha Farrell Foundation and the Society for Participatory Research in Asia (PRIA) recently hosted a National Consultation on Implementation of Sexual Harassment at Workplace...

Central trade unions to go on nationwide protest

Disapproving of the codification of labour laws, the central trade unions have asked all workers, unions and federations across India to join a countrywide...

New rules for garment industry; no young girls in night shifts

According to the new guidelines from the Southern India Mills’ Association (SIMA), teenaged girls between 16 and 19 will not be put on night...

Haryana Government amends labour laws in the interest of workers

18 labour laws have been modified—women can now work in night shifts and wages will now be deposited directly into workers’ accounts.

Central Government clears rumours on minimum monthly wages

No amount has been fixed as the national minimum monthly wage. 

Government working on simplifying labour laws

The existing 15 labour laws will be grouped into four broad categories based on their functionality.

Facilitation, a leadership tool that cannot be used enough!

My consulting and coaching work allows me to look closely at the talent organisations and how they harness their potential. Most organisations have a...

Ten key skills required in an age of digital transformation

As a growing number of organisations integrate digital technologies into all aspects of their business, digital transformation has come to be regarded as the...

Companies in the US seek vaccination details of staff

Ahead of implementing ‘return to office’, many organisations are updating their employee records with the vaccination status of the staff. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...

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“If CEO is the father of an organisation, CHRO is the mother,” Pankaj Lochan

Q. You have been shuttling between HR and manufacturing roles. Was it a well-thought out strategy or did you just go with the flow...

ODeX adds two new names to Board of Directors

ODeX, the automated platform for the shipping industry, has recently appointed Binai Thoppil and Payal Guglani to its Board of Directors. The less than five-year...

PwC to hire 1 lakh, skill existing staff by 2026

PricewaterhouseCoopers is all set to implement its plans to expand its global workforce. It will invest $12 billion to hire one lakh people in...

Amazon updates work policy, staff may work from home twice a week

Amazon’s tech staff and those from the corporate offices will not be required to work from offices all the time, post lifting of pandemic-related...

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“If CEO is the father of an organisation, CHRO is the mother,” Pankaj Lochan

Q. You have been shuttling between HR and manufacturing roles. Was it a well-thought out strategy or did you just go with the flow...

Binding multi-faceted employees with Titan Values

Titan has different sets of employees for different functions and verticals, ranging from the shopfloor to the retail stores. How do you bring in...

The right people policy for startups – Madan Nagaldinne

You happen to have worked mostly with large organisations. How different is it working for a startup now? When you have worked for big...