Tag: Protest

ASHA workers protest nationwide for better support, wages

National Health Mission (NHM) employees and Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) workers in Kerala are protesting over the delay in releasing Rs 820 crore...

Strikes and protests across the world

Resident doctors in Maharashtra are planning to begin an indefinite strike on 22 Februrary, 2024 if their demands are not met. About 8,000 resident...

ASHA workers unite to protest for recognition and better conditions

On 15 February 2024, Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) workers started a two-day protest at Lucknow’s eco-garden. These workers are demanding higher minimum wages...

Assam govt workers warn of escalating protests if pension demand ignored

On 31 January, 2024, the government workers in Assam called for the reinstatement of the old pension scheme (OPS). They said that if the...

Union Bank workers set to strike on 25 January 2024

On 25 January 2025, Kerala workers at Union Bank of India (UBI) are getting ready to go on strike for one day. This strike...

Restore old pension scheme: JFROPS

Central government staff, including employees of the Railways, Defence, Postal and State governments have started a four-day relay hunger fast across the country, demanding...

West Bengal government faces backlash over DA hike

Mamata Banerjee, chief minister, West Bengal, had recently declared a four per cent hike in the dearness allowance (DA) for state government employees, effective...

Jharkhand workers rally for fair compensation, promised benefits

On 4 December 2023, approximately 1000 employees of the Jharkhand government and contractual workers started striking. They presented 11 demands, which included remuneration and...

Gucci moves 153 workers from Rome to Milan; triggers worker strike

Gucci, the famous Italian fashion brand, is facing a worker strike because of a decision that employees believe is like a group firing. The...

Tamil Nadu teacher protests intensify amid salary increase announcement

On 5 October, 2023, Minister of School Education Anbil Mahesh declared an increase in salaries for 10,359 part-time teachers in Tamil Nadu, raising their...

HEC workers, engineers protest salary delays 

On 19 September, 2023, Bhawan Singh, president, HEC Majdoor Union, started out on a train journey for a collective cause that resonated deeply with...

Strikes in MP’s revenue dept and Chandigarh’s PGI

On 28 August 2023, approximately 19,000 employees from the MP revenue department, specifically known as patwaris, initiated an indefinite strike. Their primary demands include...

Assam government employees rally for OPS restoration

On August 22 and 23, 2023, the All Assam Government NPS Employees’ Association (AAGNPSEA) has called for a strike to reinstate the old pension...

KSRTC resolves pending dues dispute

KSRTC has decided to finally clear the payment dues of July by August 22. The timing coincides with Onam. Previously, the Indian National Trade...

Strike in Ludhiana; offices deserted

Ludhiana experienced a significant disruption in its administrative affairs as more than 250 employees from various categories, including class IV employees, clerks, junior assistants,...

Workers’ strike avoided by Byju’s

Byju's successfully avoids a workers' strike by assuring employees that there will be no further layoffs at their tuition centres. The edtech major's COO,...

Govt employees in Chandigarh demand pension restoration and job security 

Government employees in Chandigarh took to the streets in a protest, demanding the reinstatement of retirement benefits, regularisation of contract workers, and prompt filling...

Non-teaching workers in Haryana demand  job security and fair compensation  

Mid-day meal workers of government schools and other non-teaching contractual-based employees in Haryana are not satisfied with their current working conditions. They are strongly...

Google employees protest 3-day office mandate, citing lack of professionalism consideration

Bloomberg recently reported that Google employees are pushing back against the company's requirement for employees to work in the office at least three days...

More than 2500 NTC workers  protest for  unpaid salaries

Over 2,500 workers of the National Textiles Corporation (NTC) in Mumbai have been on strike since June 1, demanding payment for the past eight...

2000 employees to walk out against return-to-work, layoffs: Amazon

Around 2,000 Amazon employees planned a walk-out in front of the company's Spheres building in Seattle to protest against layoffs and the return-to-work directive....

17 IndiGo employees protest claiming harassment by airport authorities

It'sApproximately 17 employees of IndiGo, a prominent airline operating at Mumbai Airport, recently embarked on a strike, alleging that they had been subjected to...

Amazon staff demand more flexibility, plan walkout on 31 May

After several rounds of layoffs, Amazon is now faced with a walkout protest. The corporate employees of the e-commerce company are planning to stage...

WB  govt employees refute CM Mamata Banerjee’s claim; call for DA...

Government employees in West Bengal are opposing Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's statements regarding job losses and demands for dearness allowance (DA). The chief minister...

Beverage company workers in East Germany protest due to wage disparities

Employees at a beverage company located in eastern Germany, known for producing popular drinks like vita cola, recently initiated a strike. Their primary grievance...

Iligan labourers demand wage increase of more than 50% at Labour...

May 1st, which is celebrated as Labour Day in the Philippines, a group of approximately 1,000 workers and activists gathered in Iligan City to...

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...

Technical glitch causes $200 million windfall in Zurich

The city of Zurich is attempting to recover approximately 175 million Swiss Francs, equivalent to about $200 million, following a technical glitch that resulted...

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Expedia announces job cuts to fuel growth and technical advancements

Seattle-based online travel giant, Expedia Group, is streamlining its operations by reducing its workforce by approximately 9 per cent, impacting around 1,500 employees. This...

Women on the assembly line: A gear shift in the auto industry

Female workers are making significant strides on shop floors and in traditionally male-dominated roles at automakers, propelled by the adoption of advanced technologies in...

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,...

Reversing misguided promotions: A delicate balancing act

Promotions are intended to reward exceptional performance, acknowledge valuable contributions, and propel individuals into new career heights. However, when the promotion process deviates 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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“The big change has been that we have moved from jobs to skills,” Amaresh...

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