Tag: staff

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,...

No GST on nominal canteen expense paid by staff

Authority for Advance Ruling (AAR) has ruled that wherever canteen expenses are majorly taken care of by the employer and the employees are required...

Unions demand 50% wage hike for Coal India staff

Talks are on between the trade unions at Coal India and the management for a hike in wages. The Indian government-owned coal mining and...

25% hike in DA for Central government staff under 6th Pay...

After hiking the dearness allowance (DA) of Central government employees, from 17 per cent to 28 per cent, as per the 7th Pay Commission,...

16% bonus for Tata Steel Jamshedpur staff

There is good news for the 2,2871 employees of Tata Steel Jamshedpur. They will receive an increased bonus of 16 per cent this year,...

Rs 4K Onam bonus + Rs 15K festival advance for Kerala...

The Government of Kerala has announced an Onam bonus for its employees ahead of the festival. Those not entitled to the same will receive...

Cisco bats for hybrid work, centres of collaboration

Cisco is all for the hybrid work model. It will allow its employees to opt for permanent work from home if they so wish....

McDonald’s staff to work from office thrice a week

Corporate staff at McDonald's are expected to start working from office thrice a week. Chris Kempczinski, CEO, McDonald’s, drew attention to the fact that...

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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Unilever elevates BP Biddappa to CHRO, global home care

Unilever has elevated BP Biddappa to the position of CHRO of the global home care business. Prior to this elevation, Biddappa was the global...

People Business elevates Sandeep Krishnan to CEO

People Business, the global human resource consulting firm, has elevated Sandeep Krishnan to CEO. As shared by Krishnan with HRKatha, in this new role,...

28% of Indian millennials admit unemployment is their biggest concern

Jobs and livelihood remain the topmost concern for most Indians, even millennials. As per the Deloitte Global 2022 Gen Z and Millennial Survey, 28...

OnePlus launches new India office, will focus on employee wellbeing initiatives

OnePlus India, the global technology brand, has opened a new office at UB City, Bengaluru, spread over 18,000 sq. ft. With full focus on employee...

DIALOGUE

“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...

“If CEO is the father of an organisation, CHRO is the mother,” Pankaj Lochan

Q. You have been shuttling between HR and manufacturing roles. Was it a well-thought out strategy or did you just go with the flow...