Tag: safety

Amazon Black Friday strike: Workers protest across 40 countries, demand better...

Demanding fair pay and improved working conditions, Amazon workers are set to hold protests across 40 countries. With Black Friday known to be one...

Amazon relocates workers at Seattle downtown area over safety concerns

Amazon has decided to relocate its employees at the Seattle downtown area in the US as the number of crime and violent cases have...

Samung’s inhouse agency Cheil India accused of forcing staff to work...

Cheil India, the communication solutions agency, has been accused of forcing its employees to work from office. Former employees have taken to social media...

“Don’t wear company logo in public”: FB to staff

Facebook has asked its employees to refrain from wearing the company logo in public. This directive came after the suspension of Trump’s account from...

Cipla is future ready after 2020’s onslaught of challenges

By the time the first lockdown was announced in India, on March 24, 2020, most multinational corporations in the country had already felt the...

TCS’ IUX to ensure employees’ safe return to work, if required

Keeping its employees’ health and safety as a priority, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has taken all required steps to enable the return to work...

How Akzo Nobel went people-first through the lockdown

As a part of its learning efforts, Akzo Nobel, the paint and coating manufacturing major, took measures to ensure that employees were able to...

“Not many cases of COVID-19 at the workplace”: Tesla to employees

With many of the 55,000-strong workforce of Tesla scared to return to work, the Company is now trying to assure its employees that no...

LTI launches app that ensures employee safety and business continuity

Larsen & Toubro Infotech (LTI) has launched the LTI SafeRadius app to make sure that the health of the workforce remains protected as they...

HDFC Life Insurance’s plan of action for Unlock 1.0

Life is full of uncertainties, and those in the life insurance business can totally relate to this statement. COVID-19 is something that no one...

UFBU demands better safety and security standards for bank employees  

The United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU) has demanded that regular sanitisation of branch premises be carried out and more flexibility be allowed to staff in...

Axis Bank will continue WFH post lifting of lockdown

Axis Bank is gearing to open its offices in three phases, post lifting of lockdown, starting from May 17. Interestingly, it plans to continue...

Sakha employs over a 1000 women as professional chauffeurs

Sakha Consulting Wings has been offering women-driven cab services for more than ten years now in cities, such as Delhi NCR, Jaipur, Kolkata and...

Women in Karnataka will now be allowed to work night shifts

In November, the Karnataka government issued a notification citing the Madras High Court ruling made 19 years back, which had done away with Section...

Southern Railway bans use of WhatsApp during duty hours

On learning that staff were wasting time on chatting and other entertainment on their mobiles, all Southern Railway employees at the stations, yards, cabins,...

Amazon employees demand safety, security and better pay

Employees at Amazon are protesting across the globe, against the unsatisfactory working conditions at the organisation. The staff is demanding more safety and security...

Google employees  protest against mass layoffs

Google, the tech giant, recently fired approximately 12,000 employees in January, which resulted in protests from workers in both the US coasts. The workers...

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Impact of Budget 2023 on HR

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman unveiled the budget for 2023, which is the fifth budget of the Modi government's second term. The newly- announced budget...

Chinese crane manufacturer distributes Rs 70 crore as bonus

A Chinese company sparked controversy by piling up 61 million yuan (around $9 million) in banknotes on a stage and giving it to employees...

Meta’s middle managers are now on notice

Having sacked over 11,000 employees in a layoff news that created waves, Meta is now looking to axe middle-management roles. The tech giant has already...

EPFO may amend pension scheme

The Ministry of Labour and the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) are planning to re-examine the Employee Pension Scheme (EPS) so that it becomes...

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EQ, IQ & empathy define the success of a CEO

Q. You spent 16 years at LIC before moving to a corporate role at ICICI Prudential. Now, 22 years on, I am still curious...

“The big change has been that we have moved from jobs to skills,” Amaresh...

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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...