Tag: Social security

Labour codes to come into force in October

Come October, and chances are that the four labour codes may come into force. The labour Ministry had initially planned to implement the code...

Labour Codes 2020: Unorganised workers to be more socially secure

While the size of the gig economy may seem small compared to the traditional economy, it is rapidly growing. Given the fact that workers...

Govt plans to set up security fund for gig workers

In September 2019, the Government had sought to regulate the country’s rising gig economy by devising a social security scheme to benefit the lakhs...

ESI, EPF benefits may extend to migrant workers too

The Parliamentary Panel on Labour has been proposing that the eligibility criteria —in terms of minimum number of employees and wages — for availing...

How different sets of employees may react on proposed cut in...

Reduction of cut from 12 per cent of basic salary to 10 per cent means a higher take-home salary.

Government working on social security net for contractual workers

The Government is implementing the Unorganised Workers’ Social Security Act, 2008.

Why a coaching culture and not any other culture?

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,”...

200 R&D employees of Microsoft asked to leave

Close on the heels of laying off 1800 employees as part of a restructuring exercise, Microsoft has reportedly laid off 200 more. This time, it...

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Why employees are equally responsible for lack of work life balance

While cribbing about the lack of work–life balance, many employees don’t think twice before blaming their bosses, work or organisations for the same. It is...

Skill India to upskill 75,000 workers in NDMC via RPL programme

The National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), knowledge partner of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE), has launched a project to recognise the...

HDFC bank to hire upto 1000 in next 2 years

HDFC Bank has kick started its ‘Rising Bankers’ programme. This eight-month certification programme for aspiring bankers will train the participants for customer- facing roles....

Is hard negotiation during an interview taken as a bad trait?

Today’s job market is very much a candidate’s market. With so many opportunities waiting to be grabbed, candidates are spoilt for choice, while employers...

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

Q. How would you define the culture at GE? A. Having been present in this region since 1902, GE has been around for 120 years....

“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...

“A CEO needs to acknowledge the silent majority who create the company’s fortunes” S...

Q. RPG is a diversified group with businesses spread across sectors and domains. however, its brands have a strong individual identity unlike other business...