Tag: Rules

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...

SEZ rules now allow WFH to all IT/ITes staff till 31...

With the Government having made amendments to the Special Economic Zones (SEZs) rules, all employees of IT/ITeS units in SEZs will now be allowed...

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...

SEZ norms amended, 50% staff may work from home

Following an amendment in the Special Economic Zones (SEZ) Rules, 2006, provision has been made to allow work from home option to up to...

No more GST on employee perks

As per rules, the Goods and Services Tax (GST) is applicable on any transactions between two related parties, even if the transaction is done...

Centre eases family pension rules for kin of missing govt employees

As per a notification from the Department of Personnel and Training (DOPT), pension rules have been eased out. Following relaxation of certain rules by...

New rules for foreign workers in Saudi starting March 14, 2021

All major restrictions that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia used to impose on foreign workers have been lifted, as modified labor policies come into...

Driving innovation with a rule book

It is innovation that is driving businesses today. For many, it is a survival tactic. Organisations seek people who can innovate, are creative, and...

New COVID guidelines for central govt staff

With the number of positive cases of COVID-19 increasing amongst various officials of government ministries and departments, the Centre has issued a new set...

EPFO relaxes rules, will accept scanned copy of employee sign for...

The Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has been doing its bit to help out its subscribers during the lockdown. It has relaxed the rule...

AIFR requests similar entitlements for all Railway staff

As per the Seventh Central Pay Commission, all railway employees are to be given the leave travel concession or LTC. However, the condition is...

NO change in application of EPF and MP Act says Govt.

There were reports in the media that the Central Government has made changes under the Employees’ Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions (EPF and MP)...

Indian Railways takes strict measures to identify absentees

Close monitoring and surprise checks to check the practice of absenteeism, proxies and unauthorised leaves.

Does Amazon time its employees’ toilet breaks?

Amazon is grabbing headlines for the wrong reasons yet again. During a protest by its warehouse employees in Britain, some employees have made certain...

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Employers need to change work contracts warns UAE

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has recently announced a change to its labour law, requiring employers to transfer their employees to limited-term contracts. The...

Subhashis Sinha is now CHRO, TBZ-The Original

After spending over a decade with Asian Paints, Subhashis Sinha has joined TBZ- The Original, as CHRO. An alumnus of IIM Indore and SVKM's Narsee...

Prosus and its parent company join layoff spree

Dutch technology investor Prosus and it's South African parent company, Naspers, has announced that they will be cutting up to 30 per cent of...

OPS implementation will benefit 1,36,000 employees: Himachal Pradesh government

The implementation of the Old Pension Scheme (OPS) has been discussed widely in recent days, and many states have already put it into action....

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EQ, IQ & empathy define the success of a CEO

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“Being good to everyone is being unjust to performers,” Mathew Job, CEO, Crompton

Q. In today’s times, what’s more challenging for a CEO like you — profit & business growth, talent & people, diversification, compliance or managing...