Tag: Social security

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...

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.

48% HR in the US most worried about updating skills as...

Did you know that the biggest challenge for HR professionals in terms of hiring and retaining talent, across companies in the US, is training...

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Health workers go on indefinite strike in Karnataka

Over 23,000 employees of the Karnataka State Health Contractual and Outsource Employees Association (KSHCOEA) have announced an indefinite strike starting today, due to the...

Havells India ropes in Preemita Singh as EVP & CHRO

After heading human resources for Hero Fincorp and its subsidiaries, as chief human resources officer (CHRO) for over four years, Preemita Singh has joined...

How insensitive of companies to hand out digital pink slips!

Terminating an employee is never easy. Employers need to do go about it with utmost sensitivity and empathy. However, in the current spree of layoffs,...

 Tridhya Tech rewards employees with cars

Tridhya Tech, a leading provider of digital transformation services located in Ahmedabad, celebrated the hard work and dedication of its employees by presenting 13...

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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...

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...