Tag: law

Kerala HC says pension is a Constitutional right for an employee

The payment of a retired employee’s pension is not dependent on the employer’s whims and fancies, held the Kerala High Court saying that it...

State of transgender job seekers in India

In Maharashtra, a petition was filed by a transgender person seeking the Court to direct the Maharashtra State Electricity Transmission Company (MSETCL), also called...

Employees’ date of retirement can’t be altered close to end of...

A writ petition was filed by an employee of the Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC), who was given premature retirement three years before...

British MPs support the Employment (Allocation of Tips) Bill

After a long delay, the MPs in the UK have given their approval to the Employment (Allocation of Tips) Bill. This means good news...

Consent of surviving parent mandatory for compassionate appointment: SC

A married daughter of a deceased government servant can seek a job on compassionate grounds only if her mother approves. This was the ruling...

Hiring cabs to pick/drop staff? Cannot claim ITC on GST

According to the Himachal Pradesh bench of the Authority for Advance Ruling (AAR), input tax credit (ITC) for GST cannot be claimed by any...

Expanded UBIT law repealed in the US, big win for social-service...

The American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) won a massive victory when the US Congress repealed a section of a 2017 law that required...

Uber determined not to treat drivers as employees

Uber Technologies has been caught up in a legal argument wherein the Company has been trying to prove that its drivers are simply independent...

When an employee takes his company to the court, but as...

An employee is also a consumer and when his own company refuses to oblige his demands as a consumer of the company’s services, the...

PWD employee’s application for second marriage rejected citing code of conduct

A Public Works Department (PWD) officer from Kochi, Kerala, had filed an application for a second marriage as per Muslim Personal Law in March....

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,”...

Meta to cut costs, freeze hiring, restructure groups

Is Meta experiencing a crisis? That is the question uppermost in the minds of most people as the parent company of Facebook has announced...

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India ranks 3rd in list of top 10 countries for solar PV jobs

According to the ninth edition of the International Renewable Energy Agency’s (IRENA) ‘Renewable energy and jobs’ annual review series, the top 10 countries that...

77% employees in services sector working virtually: Report

With more and more employers having to consider the remote working model for their workforces, most need to first find out which are the...

Infosys launches digital centre, to create 1,000 jobs in Calgary

Over the next two years, Infosys plans to create 1,000 jobs in Calgary, Canada. This is double the number the Company had originally promised....

Gratuity, leave encashment are components of salary: SC

According to the Supreme Court, gratuity and leave encashment are components of the salary. This ruling went against the argument of the advocate representing...

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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...