Tag: Sick Leave

Boss demands doc’s note, employee quits

An employee has quit his job simply because his boss asked him to produce a note from the doctor to prove that he was...

UK employees took avg. 7.8 days of sick leave in last...

Number of employees taking sick leave has reached a record high in the UK. On an average, employees reportedly took 7.8 days of sick...

Employee accuses IBM of ‘disability discrimination’

An employee of IBM, working as an IT specialist, has been on sick leave since 2008. As per the health plan offered by the...

4 Uber drivers declared employees by New Zealand court

Four Uber drivers in New Zealand who had sought to be declared employees of Uber and not just independent contractors, have won their case....

Staff disgruntled over low salaries across Indian airlines

Cabin crew, technicians and pilots working for various airlines in the country have been protesting by calling in sick en masse. The primary issue is...

After cabin crew, now IndiGo technicians go on mass leave

Close on the heels of the cabin crew going on mass leave to attend interviews at rival airlines, now the technicians at Indigo, in...

Adda247 offers ‘recharge’ leaves, unlimited sick leaves

Adda247, the Indian vernacular test-prep platform, has updated its leave policy, to offer unlimited sick leaves to employees recovering from long illnesses, accidents and...

‘People wellness framework’ introduced by Khaitan & Co.

Khaitan & Co, the Indian full-service law firm, has announced the release of its People Wellbeing Framework in view of the tremendous hardships and...

Why does the Bradford Factor need cautious handling?

The higher the ‘frequency’ of leaves, the higher is the Bradford score of an employee.

Contractual employees on sick leave can’t be sacked: Delhi High Court

Alliance Air did not renew the contract of its air hostess, Chitra Sharma, who was on sick leave due to back pain.

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Engagement is outdated: The future of success lies in ‘employee involvement’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...

Why did Microsoft’s director-L&D lose his job?

Why does Jeff Bogdan’s status on LinkedIn say ‘#OpenToWork’? Well, Bogdan who was the director of learning and development (L&D) at Microsoft, has been...

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Take-Two to let go 5% of workforce

Take-Two Interactive Software, the video-gaming company that publishes the ‘Grand Theft Auto’ franchise, has trimmed its workforce by five per cent. That means, about...

Navendu Shekhar named head HR at India Today

After serving as director-HR (business, strategy and corporate functions) at Cashree Payments for well over two and a half years, Navendu Shekhar has joined...

Globant SA embraces full remote work policy for its 30,000 employees

Globant SA, an IT and software development company, led by Martin Migoya, CEO, is charting a unique course in the post-pandemic work landscape. In...
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TCS to open delivery centre in Brazil, create 1600 jobs

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is gearing to establish a new delivery centre in Brazil’s Londrina. The area is already familiar with the presence of...

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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

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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