Tag: Punjab

108 ambulance strike called off after assurance from health minister

The 108 ambulance employees association in Punjab ended their state-wide strike on Wednesday after a meeting with health minister Dr Balbir Singh. The employees...

Strike by Punjab’s 108 Ambulance Employees’ Association enters 6th day

Punjab’s 108 Ambulance Employees’ Association has been on strike for over six days now. With hundreds of ambulances parked at the toll plaza, emergency...

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...

25,000 contractual staff in Punjab will be regularised

About 25,000 contractual employees in Punjab can look forward to being regularised. Of these, a significant 8,000 contract workers belong to the Education Department...

Punjab to make 35,000 temporary employees permanent

Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann said, "We have decided to make 35,000 temporary employees of Group C and D permanent." On March 22, Punjab Chief Minister...

‘Unvaccinated employees will not receive salary’: Municipal Corporation of Ludhiana

The Municipal Corporation of Ludhiana, Punjab will not be granting salaries to the employees who have not received full vaccination against the COVID-19 virus....

‘No vaccine, no salary’: Punjab government to employees

Punjab government has issued a mandate for coronavirus vaccination to its employees. If employees do not upload their vaccination certificates on the Punjab Government...

Punjab govt. regularises jobs of 36000, hikes minimum wages

The Punjab government has decided to regularise employment for 36,000 contractual, ad hoc, temporary and daily-wage workers. The cabinet has approved the decision ahead...

Government employees in Patiala protest against anti-employee recommendations

Punjab-UT Employees and Pensions Joint Front carried out a protest march in Patiala on July 30 against the 6th Pay Commission recommendations, which they...

Government jobs for 2,000 PwDs in Punjab

Of the 50,000 vacancies announced in the Punjab government in 2021, four per cent quota will be for people with disabilities (PwDs). Social Security,...

Punjab government employees to retire early from coming year

The Amarinder Singh-led government in Punjab presented its fourth annual budget recently. Manpreet Badal, the Punjab finance minister, presented the 1.54 lakh crore budget...

No dearth of low-paying jobs in Punjab

While there is no dearth of jobs for the unemployed in Punjab, these jobs offer very little in terms of pay. Over two lakh...

State governments promise mass-scale jobs for unemployed

The Gujarat and Punjab governments plan to create employment opportunities for 9 lakh and 25 lakh youth, respectively.

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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Uber Freight to sack 3% of its workforce

Uber Freight announced on Tuesday that it will be cutting around 150 jobs, which is roughly 3 per cent of its total workforce. As...

DA hike for employees approved: Telangana government 

On January 23, 2023, the government of Telangana approved the release of a single installment of dearness allowance (DA) for all government employees and...

India to get ‘Skills and Gender Parity Accelerator’

The World Economic Forum has assured that soon, a ‘Skills and Gender Parity Accelerator’ will be established in India to focus on and build...

ATS launches initiative for employee development & community growth

ATS has introduced a new program aimed at promoting personal and professional development for its employees and leaders. The goal is to foster strong...

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