Tag: Maharashtra

Maharashtra cabinet revives retirement benefits for anganwadi workers

On 26 February 2024, the Maharashtra state cabinet approved the reinstatement of retirement benefits for anganwadi workers and helpers, which were previously halted due...

Maha Labour Department issues notice to TCS over transfer practices

The Maharashtra Labour Department sent a notice to Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) regarding a complaint about its IT company transfer practices. The Nascent Information Technology...

Maharashtra HC upholds termination, rejects compensation appeals

The Bombay High Court agreed that firing an employee for consistently being absent from work is a fair decision. The HC rejected an employee's...

750 resident docs of JJ Hospital on indefinite strike

Around 750 resident doctors at JJ Hospital have gone on indefinite strike seeking that action be taken against Tatya Rao Lahane, former dean and...

Collector orders government staff in Satara to wear masks

Considering the growing number of COVID and influenza cases in the state of Maharashtra, the collector of Satara district has asked all residents of...

Unfulfilled demands result in employee strikes across country

On February 13, 2023, contract employees and workers at NLC Tamil Nadu Power Limited (NTPL) in Thoothukudi, a joint venture between Neyveli Lignite Corporation...

State Govt employees threaten to go on  indefinite strike: Maharashtra

Employees of the Maharashtra state government  have threatened to go on an indefinite strike starting March 14, 2023, in favour of the old pension...

Power company unions in Maharashtra call of strike

Power company unions in the state of Maharashtra had announced a 72-hour strike to protest against the privatisation of three state-owned power companies. The strike,...

Kerala, J&K, Tamil Nadu offered best daily wage rate to workers...

As per the data revealed in a statistics handbook released by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Kerala, Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) and Tamil...

Diwali cheer for Maha government staff & MSRTC employees

A bonus of Rs 5,000 each has been granted to all the 87,000 employees of the State-owned Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) on...

HDFC to hire 3,000 in Maha, open 207 new branches

Maharashtra will soon get 207 new branches of HDFC Bank along with 80 smart banking lobbies. The Bank, which is headquartered in Maharashtra, intends...

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...

MSRTC to hire retired drivers to replace striking drivers

The Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) has released an advertisement seeking retired drivers up to the age of 62 years against a monthly...

GM plant workers unhappy, seek better separation deal

General Motors, the American automobile manufacturer, which has been planning to shut down its plant at Talegaon, Maharashtra, is facing resistance from its employees....

200 journalists to be vaccinated in special drive in Sikkim

Recognising the journalists of the state as frontline workers, the Government of Sikkim is organising a special vaccination drive on May 19. Under this...

Royal Caribbean Cruises stalls India hiring amidst surge in COVID cases

Citing the surge in the number of COVID-19 cases in India, Royal Caribbean Cruises has temporarily suspended its plans to hire from India. According...

Tamil Nadu banks to operate for shorter hours

While the country struggles to breathe amidst the new corona virus wave, due to the shortage of oxygen, the banks have started reducing the...

State governments announce restrictions, leaves for staff amidst surging cases

Various state governments are issuing their own restrictions and orders to try and curb the spread of the dreaded coronavirus. In Kerala, the state...

Unemployment rises to 10.72% from 9.81% in a week’s time

Unemployment rate in rural India has been steadily rising. The Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE) had reported the unemployment rate as being 7.21...

POSCO agrees to some demands, plant operations to resume

Work at the plant of South Korean steel company, POSCO, in Maharashtra, was disrupted by protestors who agitated outside the plant, asking for their...

Maharashtra signs MoUs, to create over 23K jobs, become data-centre hub

The Government of Maharashtra has signed various memoranda of understanding (MoU) with 15 national and international companies in a bid to bring in investments...

Maharashtra tries to help its jobless workers, sets up portal

In an attempt to fill the gap created by the migration of workers from the urban areas to their villages, the Skill Development Department...

133 hospital employees booked in Solapur, for absenteeism

While India is witnessing a steady rise in the number of coronavirus cases, Maharashtra seems to be the most affected state at the moment, with...

Demand for closure of all Delhi govt offices for 7 days

The Delhi Government Welfare ASsociation has met Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal with a demand that all government offices in Delhi be closed for a...

Coronavirus: IT firms evacuate offices in Pune

With the number of COVID-19 cases rising in Pune, employees of many organisations in the Rajiv Gandhi Technology Park in Hinjewadi have been allowed...

Five-day work week for Maharashtra Government employees on the cards

Employees working for the Government of Maharashtra, who presently get only second and fourth Saturdays off every month, may soon be able to enjoy...

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...

Singapore introduces flexible work guidelines

In Singapore, fresh measures are on the horizon for workers, as they gain the right to request four-day work weeks, increased work-from-home opportunities, and...

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Noventiq to hire 500 for AI team; opens office in Bengaluru

Noventiq, the IT solutions and services firm, has launched a new office in Bengaluru, to serve as a hub for its projects, both domestic...

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....

Investing in women to accelerate progress—the only way forward

Despite so much talk about progress and equity, in 2024, women still face barriers in leadership roles. They make up nearly half of the...

TikTok to let go 250 in Ireland

TikTok, the video-streaming platform, has announced to let go of over 250 employees in Ireland today, 12 April, 2024. This move follows reports from...

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Data analytics and not technology will redefine HR

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EQ, IQ & empathy define the success of a CEO

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