Tag: Nurses

Two 12-hour strikes by UK nurses disrupt health care system 

On January 18, 2023, a large number of nurses in the UK went on strike to protest for higher pay. This is the latest...

Will Britain roll out laws to minimise disruptions during strikes?

With ambulance workers and nurses in England and Wales threatening to go on strike later this month, that is, December 2022, the British prime...

Strikes and protests in India and the US

There seems to be no dearth of disgruntled employees, especially in the healthcare sector, not just in India but abroad too. In Kerala, doctors employed...

Australian PM to focus on jobs & workplace reforms

Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has revealed his intentions to focus on jobs and workplace reform in the country. Marking the 100th day of...

How audio analytics can play a crucial role in workplace safety

Disputes can break out in any corner of the workplace. In fact, many of us will be accustomed to a lot of shouting and...

Kerala signs MoU with Germany; 10, 000 jobs for nurses will...

The Department of Non-Resident Keralites Affairs (NORKA) has signed an MoU with the German Federal Employment Agency to hire nurses from Kerala. The Agency...

Strikes across India by docs, nurses, transporters

About 5,000 nurses in Madhya Pradesh have been on strike. The High Court has condemned the strike calling it illegal, at a time when...

Nurses strike against low pay, burnout, in New Zealand

It is not just in India that nurses and doctors are fighting for better remuneration and working conditions. New Zealand witnessed around 30,000 nurses...

Reliance, Aster extend financial support to families of deceased staff

Reliance Industries (RIL) has announced that it will pay five years’ salary to the family of those employees who have lost their lives to...

Droom promises to offers 5 times more insurance cover to staff

Droom, the Indian AI-driven online automobile marketplace, has gone the extra mile to help its employees during these trying times. It has converted its...

25% extra salary for docs, nurses on Covid duty in Uttar...

Uttar Pradesh government has announced 25 per cent additional salary or honorarium for doctors and nurses on COVID duty at government hospitals across the...

Disgruntled civic body employees strike, in North and South India

More than 50, 000 employees of the North Municipal Corporation of Delhi (North MCD) have decided to go on an indefinite strike January 7...

AIIMS Nurses’ Union announces indefinite strike

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Nurses Union has gone on an indefinite strike over unfulfilled demands, pending for a long time....

India’s frontline warriors fight for salaries

About 160 nurses of the Valmiki Infectious Disease Hospital, under the North Delhi Municipal Corporation (North DMC), are on a strike demanding that their...

Shortage of human resources in Kerala hampering battle against COVID

Amidst acute shortage of medical and support staff, the faculty in all government medical college hospitals across Kerala have been agitating against the suspension...

13,000 NDMC, EDMC teachers demand pending salaries, threaten indefinite strike

More than 13,000 teachers of the North and East Delhi Municipal Corporations are threatening to go on indefinite strike to protest against the non-payment...

Delhi High Court recommends minimum wage of Rs 20,000 for nurses

Delhi High Court (HC) recently ordered the Delhi government to fix the minimum wages of nurses in hospitals having less than 50 beds, at...

IELTS becomes simpler, good news for Indian nurses and midwives

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), UK, has simplified the English language proficiency requirements for foreign nationals who wish to work as nurses and...

TNAI gets MEA’s approval to place and safeguard Indian nurses abroad

TNAI will confirm sponsoring hospitals’ information through its network and ensure that hiring hospitals adhere to employee welfare standards.

Employee strikes in European countries

On January 25, 2023, at Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER), all passenger flights were canceled as airport staff walked out because of a dispute over...

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Tarun NP Varma moves from Shell to TCP, as global CHRO

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Godrej announces plans to hire 800-1000 employees in 2023

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ATS launches initiative for employee development & community growth

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