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Calcutta HC orders RBI to compensate intern denied paid maternity leave

The Calcutta High Court has instructed the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to provide compensation to a female intern who was refused paid maternity...

Allahabad HC rules in favour of maternity leave petitioner

Justice Manish Mathur of the Allahabad High Court in Lucknow ruled in favour of Sonali Sharma in a case against the State of Uttar...

Childcare & maternity leaves for women in armed forces: Defence Ministry

On 5 November, 2023, the proposal to allow child care, maternity and child-adoption leave to female soldiers and sailors on par with their officer...

Mahindra Group announces 5-year maternity policy

That Mahindra cares for its women, especially those on a motherhood journey, is clear from its latest 5- year maternity policy. This policy is...

Contractual staff also have right to maternity leave: Delhi HC

Recenty, the Delhi High Court ruled that women employees under contract are eligible for maternity leave. The case involved a petitioner who served as...

Sikkim Govt. to provide 1-Yr maternity leave to its employees

Employees of the state government of Sikkim will be entitled to one full year of maternity leave. Male employees will also receive 1 month...

Telangana aims to guarantee ASHA workers with paid maternity leave

Telangana state government has recently declared the provision of paid maternity leave for accredited social health activists (ASHA) workers. The announcement was made by...

26 weeks of maternity leave for Air India’s women

Women members of the Air India workforce will now be eligible for 26 weeks of maternity leave as well as day-care support. Yes, the...

Open letter to Pichai stating what Googlers want

Unhappy with the way Google recently laid of about 12,000 members of its workforce, Googlers have written an open letter to Sundar Pichai, CEO,...

Maternity leave issues across the globe

In India, about 40 government doctors in the state of Tamil Nadu are being denied maternity leave and associated benefits. These doctors who went...

Madras HC chooses liberal approach in granting maternity leave

The Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (Coimbatore) or TNSTC had denied maternity leave to a woman employee simply because she had only put in...

Citi to hire 3.5% from LGBTQ, increase women, Blacks in senior...

As part of its new diversity goals, Citigroup plans to make 3.5 per cent hires from LGBTQ community. Earlier, only 2.1 per cent of...

8-month maternity leave, 1-month paternity leave at CoinSwitch

CoinSwitch, India’s crypto investing firm, has extended maternity and paternity leaves for employees, far beyond what is mandated by the Government. As part of its...

WFH beyond maternity leave to depend on nature of work: Karnataka...

After availing maternity leave, a woman employee may seek to be allowed to work from home and given permission to do so only if...

65% women feel male colleagues begrudge them their maternity leave

For those out there who feel that the Indian workplace is now really doing well in terms of gender equality, here are some figures...

Even contract staff entitled to maternity leave: Karnataka HC

The Karnataka High Court recently ruled that even contract staff are entitled to maternity leave. The petitioner, B.S. Rajeswari, was appointed as project information...

Surrogacy, adoption leave for staff of Tata Steel Mining

Tata Steel Mining Limited (TSML) is taking a step in the right direction to ensure an inclusive, happy and engaged workforce. The Company has...

Spinny offers friendly HR policies, 12-day menstrual leave

Spinny, the full-stack online platform for sales and purchase of used cars, has gone ahead and introduced friendlier human resource (HR) policies for its...

MG Motor India’s initiative to bring women back in the game

To support women in resuming work after a career break, MG (Morris Garages) Motor India has announced ‘Drive Her Back’, a unique programme that...

Internal memo by Google employee alleges pregnancy discrimination

Google has once again been accused of discrimination and retaliation, and this time by a pregnant employee. The concerned employee sent a detailed internal...

Diageo introduces new global maternity and paternity leave policies

Diageo, the British multinational beverages company, has announced a new family leave policy, which is applicable to its employees across businesses. In order to...

WATConsult launches a campaign to bring back mothers on board

The corporate world has been known to be harsh on mothers, who are always in a dilemma whether to restart their careers or take...

Specially for Mothers@Microsoft

Microsoft’s organisational culture is founded in the growth mindset, which encourages and nurtures potential in all employees across business groups, and is deeply committed...

IBM – Creating opportunities through the ‘Tech re-entry programme’

A break in your career can make a big impact on your CV. Rejoining the workforce after a long time is very difficult for...

Pregnant employee alleges discrimination

An employee of experiential marketing agency BMF, had accused the organisation of cancelling her promotion when she informed them of her pregnancy and her...

Difficult to fill in the talent void created post maternity leave:...

Health-related apprehensions, need for a temporary succession plan and ensuring business continuity are some of the worries that companies grapple with.

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...

Boeing faces lawsuit over alleged discrimination and harassment

After a lengthy career at Boeing spanning several decades, Rachel Rasmussen has filed a lawsuit against the company. The lawsuit asserts that Boeing employees...

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India’s FMCG sector: Hiring boom with intriguing trends & discrepancies

India’s FMCG sector is witnessing a hiring surge, particularly in sales, marketing, and IT, with major cities such as Mumbai leading the charge. However,...

‘3 days in office’: Cognizant mandate for India employees

Cognizant India employees have received an internal memo informing them of the end of work-from-home and asking them to be in office thrice a...
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Voluntary redundancy encouraged as IBM aims for $3 billion savings

IBM has called upon employees willing to opt for voluntary redundancy as the company initiates another round of global job cuts. These job cuts...

Siemens Smart Infrastructure gets Apeksha Jain as head-HR

Siemens Smart Infrastructure has appointed Apeksha Jain as its new head-human resources. Jain brings over 15 years of expertise in the realms of food...

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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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