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Staff of The Washington Post to boycott work for 24 hours

Employees of The Washington Post, the American daily, are going on a 24-hour strike under the aegis of The Washington Post Guild. The staff...

Bangladeshi garment workers protest for fair wages 

On 31 October 2023, Dhaka was witness to workers from garment factories protesting on the streets of the capital city of Bangladesh, as well as...

Greek to follow six-day workweek; unions unhappy

Workers in Greek will soon be working for six days a week with flexible working hours. The Parliament of the country has given its...

Strike to shut down London’s Tube on 4 & 6 Oct.

Thousands of station employees working for London Undergound are planning to walk out on 4 and 6 October 2023, in protest against the poor...

Auto workers in the US to strike over inadequate pay hike

About 1.46 lakh auto workers in the US are set to participate in a series of strikes. They are unhappy with the pay hikes...

900 workers to boycott work at Amazon over pay dispute

A three-day strike is set to cause disruption during Amazon’s Prime Day Sale. Around 900 workers at a UK warehouse have announced a three-day...

Ludhiana MC employees protest due to delayed salaries & other demands

Under the banner of Sewerman Sanitation Employees Sangharsh Committee, sewage and sanitation workers staged a protest outside the Zone A municipal corporation (MC) office...

German rail workers demand 12% wage hike, go on strike

With rail workers going on strike at the same time as airport workers, Germany’s citizens have been inconvenienced a great deal. Services of Deutsche Bahn,...

Nurses call off 72-hour strike in Kerala’s Thrissur

The nurses’ strike under the aegis of the United Nurses Association (UNA) in Thrissur, Kerala, has been called off after 72 hours. The managements...

KA govt announces revisions to salaries of KPCL and Escoms employees

As a reaction to the massive strikes carried out by employees of the Karnataka Power Corporation Limited (KPCL) and Escoms, the Karnataka state government...

3-day strike by overworked junior doctors begins in England

A three-day strike has begun across England by junior doctors who are unhappy about their low pay and high stress levels leading to burnout....

KSRTC employees plan strike over salary disbursement

Employees of the Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) are planning to go on strike in response to the government's decision to pay their...

NHM workers  dissatisfied; strike in Karnataka to continue

The NHM employees have stated that they will not return to work as they remain dissatisfied with the government's response. In a recent order...

Youth demand CBI inquiry into recruitment scams, question paper leaks

The protest in Dehradun, against recruitment scams, turned violent when disgruntled youth clashed with the cops. The students, backed by various social organisations were...

Negotiations fail, US railroad workers may strike post 29 September

Almost 5,000 members of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) District 19 have voted against the agreement negotiated by IAM leadership...

Agnipath recruitment scheme triggers protests across India

Ever since the Agnipath scheme was announced, protestors have been vandalising public and private property and indulging in violence in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar,...

Salary woes across India

Teachers of East Delhi municipal Corporation (EDMC) who have not received their salaries for the past five years, will hold a mega protest on...

HP gives restraining orders to stop staff from strikes & protests

Himachal Pradesh government has issued restraining orders to curb staff protests in the state, and has stated that state government employees found involved in...

Docs to anganwadi workers — strikes across India

Doctors at the Kerala Medical College Hospital will be on strike today, that is, March 3 in protest against the non-clearance of their dues....

Protest over pay cuts by SpiceJet loaders

Loaders employed with SpiceJet are protesting against salary cuts and have gone on strike at Mumbai airport. This is causing delays in baggage delivery....

PRC report leaked, employees unhappy with recommendations

The Pay Revision Commission (PRC) report, which happened to get leaked and ended up going viral, has led to protests being staged by the...

Infuriated state government staff declare indefinite strikes all across India

The electricity department employees of Puducherry have decided to go on an indefinite strike from Monday, January 11, 2021 to stage their agitation against...

25 cr workers to participate in nationwide trade unions’ strike today

The 10 central trade unions — including the Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC), All India Trade Union Congress (AITUC), Hind Mazdoor Sabha (HMS),...

Indonesian Jobs Creation Law threatens labour rights say trade unions

Thousands of workers across Indonesia have been staging rallies against the Job Creation Law, which the trade unions feel go against labour rights and...

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...

Disappointed Facebook staff protest CEO’s inaction, boycott work

The staff of Facebook expressed their disappointment in their CEO, by taking the day off work on June 1 and virtually walking away from...

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...

Unilever Nigeria unveils inclusive workplace policies

To promote fairness, diversity and inclusivity, Unilever Nigeria has unveiled a new set of policies. Designed to cater to the diverse needs of its...

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Michael D’Ambrose retires, Uma Amuluru appointed CHRO & executive VP-HR, Boeing

Uma Amuluru replaces Michael D'Ambrose as chief human resource officer and executive vice president of human resources, Boeing. D'Ambrose will assist in the transition...

UPS to upskill Indian youth with NSDC

To bolster skill development for the Indian workforce, the UPS (United Parcel Service) India Technology Centre and the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) have entered...

“Wealth creation and variable pay will boost talent retention,” P Dwarakanath

Talent tug-of-war: Balancing retention with inflationary realities In the current BANI (short for Brittle, Anxious, Non-Linear, and Incomprehensible) world, attracting and retaining talent is more...

Vivek Jain named CHRO, Capri Global

Capri Global has appointed Vivek Jain as its new chief human resource officer (CHRO), effective from February. He is renowned for his expertise in...

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