Tag: Labour Ministry

Labour Ministry kicks off pan-India employment survey of informal sector

The Ministry of Labour and Employment has announced the beginning of the Area Frame Establishment Survey (AFES), a field survey aimed to understand employment...

Unemployment spiked to 21% in Q1 of 2020: Labour Ministry

The stringent lockdown, that was in effect across the nation last year when the COVID-19 pandemic hit the nation with its first wave in...

Allow WFH for nursing moms for a year: Centre to States

Realising that nursing mothers are highly vulnerable and need to be protected from COVID-19 infection, the Labour Ministry recently issued an advisory to all...

Labour Codes: Longer work days, 3-day weekend may become reality

Companies in India may soon be permitted to follow a four-day workweek. However, if this is implemented, as part of the new labour codes,...

National Employment Policy by December, to help improve job opportunities

National Employment Policy (NEP), which is expected to be finalised by December, will show the way to improve employment opportunities in India, through various...

Centre to study job-creation environment, take national headcount

The Central government is setting up a special committee to help the Labour Bureau conduct a national survey and take a headcount of the...

‘Safe Workplace Guidelines for Industry and Establishment’ issued by Centre

In a bid to ensure that Unlock 5 goes smooth and safety is ensured for everyone, the Centre has issued Safe Workplace Guidelines for...

Govt plans to set up security fund for gig workers

In September 2019, the Government had sought to regulate the country’s rising gig economy by devising a social security scheme to benefit the lakhs...

Draft rules of the Code on Wages invite opposition

The Labour Ministry recently released the draft rules as per Section 67 of the Code on Wages. However, its recommendation of increasing working hours...

National minimum wage estimated to be Rs 375 per day

The Ministry of Labour’s expert panel under the leadership of Dr Anoop Satpathy, fellow, VV Giri National Labour Institute, has estimated the national minimum...

FITE forms state-level tri-partite committee to address IT employees’ issues

The Forum for Information Technology Employees (FITE), Maharashtra recently met with Maharashtra Labour Minister Sambhaji Patil Nilangikar and other senior officials to discuss various...

Why a coaching culture and not any other culture?

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,”...

200 R&D employees of Microsoft asked to leave

Close on the heels of laying off 1800 employees as part of a restructuring exercise, Microsoft has reportedly laid off 200 more. This time, it...

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Netflix gets Madhumitha Venkataraman as head of D&I, India

After the recent appointment of Rohit Suri as the head of talent, India at Netflix, the Company has now hired Madhumitha Venkataraman as its...

Flipkart to train artisans, PwDs to grow business via e-commerce, create jobs

Flipkart, the Indian e-commerce marketplace, has signed an agreement with the district administration of Varanasi, Government of Uttar Pradesh, to enable national market access...

Braemar hires John Beckwith as group director-HR

Braemar has appointed John Beckwith as its new group director of HR. The Company that offers advice in the areas of shipping investment, chartering...

ISS group to increase workforce by at least 25%

Expecting growth in the India business in the near future, ISS A/S (ISS Group) is planning to enhance its workforce by 25 to 30...

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“The big change has been that we have moved from jobs to skills,” Amaresh...

Q. How would you define the culture at GE? A. Having been present in this region since 1902, GE has been around for 120 years....

“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...

“A CEO needs to acknowledge the silent majority who create the company’s fortunes” S...

Q. RPG is a diversified group with businesses spread across sectors and domains. however, its brands have a strong individual identity unlike other business...