Tag: staff

1500 TN education staff not paid salary for 2 months

In the month of October, after creating the new posts of district education officer (DEO) for primary, secondary and private schools, staff such as...

WazirX layoffs 40% of staff amid global economic slowdown

The Indian crypto exchange platform, WaxirX has joined the league of growing start-ups in the country laying off people in this current global economic...

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...

Google employees  protest against mass layoffs

Google, the tech giant, recently fired approximately 12,000 employees in January, which resulted in protests from workers in both the US coasts. The workers...

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Bombay HC: Financial crisis is no excuse for not paying employee

A city labour court ruled that  financial crisis cannot serve as a reason for not paying employee salaries and ordered a computer services company...

GNIDA terminates the services of 49 employees

The Greater Noida Industrial Development Authority (GNIDA) has terminated the services of 49 contractual employees after an investigation uncovered irregularities in their appointment process....

Amazon disobeyed labour laws: US judge

An administrative judge in the US has declared that Amazon violated labour laws by threatening to withhold wage increases and benefits from workers at...

3% of global workforce laid off from Workday

Workday Inc., a provider of business software solutions, has announced that it will be cutting 3% of its worldwide workforce due to the current...

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“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...