Tag: staff

Why Bizongo empowers staff to create & amend HR policies

Bizongo, a B2B platform for made-to-order products in India has introduced an interesting policy for its over 300-strong workforce. The startup has empowered all...

BSNL staff upset with pay scale & pending promotions

All India Graduate Engineers & Officers Association (AIGEOA), the recognised union of Bharat Sanchar Nigam (BSNL) has written to the chief managing director (CMD)...

“Smile at work or lose 6 months’ salary”: Philippines mayor to...

Aristotle Aguirre, a mayor in the Philippines has passed an order that all civil and local government servants are required to have a smile...

UAE firms considering giving 10% mid-term hike to staff amid inflation

Given the high inflation in the country, combined with fuel prices rising steadily since January 2022, the common man’s pocket in the UAE is...

Twitter cuts 30% of staff in TA department

After momentarily pausing hiring activities this year, Twitter has now further made a call to fire 30 per cent of people as part of...

Air India employee unions knock Bombay HC to stop eviction from...

Post privatisation, Air India had sent letters to its employees in Mumbai, in October and then in May again, asking them to vacate the...

“Return to work or lose job”: Elon Musk warns staff

Elon Musk has reportedly shot off an email to Tesla employees asking them to come back to office, as remote work is no longer...

Laid off Netflix Tudum staff disappointed, angry

A significant number of employees from Netflix’s in-house publication / website, Tudum, was laid off just months after being hired. Tudum primarily promotes Netflix’s...

JP Morgan begins tracking ID swipes of staff

JP Morgan Chase & Co, the American multinational investment bank and financial services company headquartered in New York City, has started tracking the office...

Air India staff refuse to vacate quarters

Despite receiving an eviction notice, the staff of Air India refuse to vacate their Company-provided quarters, saying they wish to stay on in these...

Tata to acquire Ford facility; retain Ford staff at plant

Tata is expected to pump in Rs 2,000 crore into transforming the Ford plant at Sanand, Gujarat, into an electric vehicle (EV) production hub. While...

‘Don’t share anti-government posts’: Tata Institute of Fundamental Research to staff

In a notice dated 13 April,2022 the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) has directed employees of the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) to...

DA, DR hiked, house building advance interest rate cut for Central...

Over 47 lakh employees and about 68 lakh pensioners will benefit from the hike in dearness allowance (DA) and dearness relief (DR) announced for...

Capcom shares profits with staff, hikes salaries by 30%

Having posted record sales and profits, Capcom, the Japanese video game developer and publisher, is all set to share its good fortune and success...

Chandigarh admin staff to be covered under Central Civil Services rules

While the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has decided to align the service conditions of all employees of the Union Territory (UT) of Chandigarh...

3% DA hike for Central government staff

After being delayed for more than a year and a half, the dearness allowance (DA) for Central government employees is finally being revised. Following...

Odisha government to clear outstanding arrears of staff

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has ordered that the outstanding 20 per cent arrears of the employees of the state government, under the Seventh...

‘Comfort leave’, ‘back to office plan’ for DigiChefs staff

DigiChefs, the Mumbai-based independent high-performance creative agency, recently added two new HR policies to its employee benefits programme. All its 60 employees can now...

Gratuity of staff who damage employer’s property may be forfeited

It has been observed by the Delhi High Court that employers may forfeit the gratuity of employees who have been fired for causing damage...

Companies offering jobs to staff of Lido Learning

Three-year old startup, Lido Learning, which offered online tuitions to school students, has wound up operations. When its employees, shaken by the sudden demand...

Bizongo and Axio complete ESOP buyback programmes for staff

Bizongo, the B2B e-commerce and supply chain enablement platform has completed its first Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) monetisation programme worth $3.7 million. Although...

Trip.com Group adopts global hybrid work model, based on trials, staff...

Starting March 2022, Trip.com, the global travel services provider, is implementing a global hybrid work model, allowing its employees to choose to work remotely...

Weekly salary for staff of IndiaMART

IndiaMart, the Indian B2B ecommerce firm, has decided to pay its employees a weekly salary now. The Company hopes that this will enable its...

14% tax benefit on NPS for state government staff

As per the Union Budget 2022, employees of state governments will enjoy tax benefit of 14% on the National Pension Scheme (NPS) contribution made...

Air India staff to get social security benefits under EPFO

Following the privatisation of Air India, its employees have now been covered under the Employees' Provident Fund & Miscellaneous Provisions Act 1952, starting December...

Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp staff to submit proof of booster to return...

Meta Platforms, the parent company of Facebook, has now mandated that all its employees produce proof of having got their booster shot before returning...

Political leader urges protesting MSRTC staff to return to work immediately

As the protest of the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation employees’ unions continues to hamper public transportation in the state, Sharad Pawar, veteran political...

Government suspends biometric attendance yet again as COVID cases rise

Given the speed at which people are testing COVID-19 positive, many are suspecting this to be the third wave of COVID-19 in India. As...

Ninjacart announces ESOP buyback worth 100 crore for staff

Ninjacart, an agriculture supply-chain platform, has announced employee stock options plan (ESOP) buyback plan for its employees, which is worth Rs 100 crore. Both...

J&K PDD staff strike results in power cuts

Jammu and Kashmir has experienced major power breakdown as a result of the indefinite strike by 20,000 employees of the Power Development Department (PDD)....

“Call off strike on 16 and 17 Dec”: SBI appeals to...

The State Bank of India has appealed to its staff to refrain from taking part in the two-day strike organised by the United Forum...

Calcutta HC directs WBBSE to stop salaries of 542 of its...

A single bench of the Calcutta High Court has asked the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education (WBBSE) to block salaries of 542 of...

Licious offers ‘everyday vesting, anytime liquidation’ ESOPs to staff

Licious, the Indian D2C unicorn is offering unique ESOPs to its present and former employees or Licians as they are referred to. Come January...

Paid time off for Scaler staff from 25 December to 2...

Scaler, the tech upskilling startup, has given paid time off to all its employees across the organisation, from 25 December to 2 January, so...

NY employers to give written notice before monitoring phone, e-mail, internet...

Starting May 7, 2022, all employers in New York, irrespective of the size of business, will be required to give a written notice to...

Nagpur: Salaries to be withheld for unvaccinated govt staff

The Nagpur District Collector R Vimala has issued directives to all government employees in her office that unvaccinated employees will not get their salaries...

Disappointed Ubisoft staff seek help from fans

The employees of ABetterUbisoft group, are hoping that fans will support them in their efforts to bring about positive changes in the Company. The...

SpiceJet engineering staff assured of salary, leave restoration

SpiceJet’s engineering staff have called off their strike over payment of salaries and restoration of leaves. The Airline has assured the disgruntled employees that...

Thai Airlines to cut down staff and sell aircraft

Thai Airlines, which has been struggling to make ends meet for a very long time now, has decided to sell 62 airplanes and cut...

Rs 28,000 bonus for staff of Manganese Ore India

With Diwali around the corner, the Central government has announced a special bonus of Rs 28,000 for the staff of Manganese Ore India Limited...

Apple to test unvaccinated staff each time they enter office

Tech giant Apple has announced that from October 24, it will require its unvaccinated corporate employees to get tested for COVID-19 every time they...

50% hike in initial salaries of contract staff in Odisha government

Following a state cabinet meeting in Odhisha, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced that the initial salary of all contractual employees in the state would...

‘Get vaccinated by Dec. 8’: IBM tells US staff

The employees of IBM in the US have been directed to get themselves fully vaccinated by December 8. If they fail to do so,...

Air India staff to be asked to vacate company accommodation in...

The Government of India has asked Air India, to ensure that its employees vacate company-provided accommodation within six months of the divestment of the...

Classplus offers ‘ReSOPs’ as referral bonus to staff

Classplus, the three-year old mobile platform that helps coaching institutes, teachers and content creators launch their online teaching apps, has announced its first ever...

MP may hike DA allowance for state government staff

The Madhya Pradesh (MP) Government, led by Shivraj Singh Chouhan, is likely to hike the dearness allowance (DA) for the state-government employees and pensioners....

Reliance to offer up to 12% increment

The employees of Reliance Industries, who did not get any increments last year, can look forward to a pay hike of 10 to 12...

Axis Bank rolls out LGBTQIA+ friendly policies for staff, customers

Axis Bank is seriously doing its bit to become a truly diverse and inclusive bank. Close on the heels of its ‘DilSeOpen’ philosophy, the...

SpiceJet staff strike, demand resolution of salary issues

Some employees of SpiceJet went on strike today, at the Delhi airport, demanding resolution of issues pertaining to pay cuts and disbursement of salaries....

Uniform maternity leaves for regularised, non-regularised government staff: Madras HC

The Madras High Court has said that there should be no discrimination between regularised married women staff and non-regularised ones in the government workforce,...

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,”...

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Dyninno India appoints Abhishek Bagga as HR director

Abhishek Bagga has been appointed human resource director at Dyninno India. Bagga who was earlier head of HR at GoBOLT, comes with over a...

Tenable ropes in Patricia Grant as CIO

Tenable, the cyber exposure management company has appointed Patricia Grant as chief information officer (CIO). She was earlier VP-IT strategy and operations at ServiceNow,...

Do employees want better pay and less benefits or vice versa?

The age when employees used to settle for whatever their employers offered is long past now. Today’s employees are actively seeking better pay and...

Salary of OYO founder goes up 250%

While OYO, the hospitality services platform had cut down on bonuses and even salaries, its financial reports show that the CEO’s salary had risen...

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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...