Tag: termination

Presence at US Capital riots cost many their jobs

When videos showing rioters storming the US Capitol surfaced on social media, little did some of the rioters know that their companies would terminate...

Deutsche Bank to shut 200+ branches , 350 jobs at risk

Deutsche Bank’s retail banking sector plans to close 200 branches over the next two years. This means, about a 100 branches of Deutsche Bank...

Google in the dock for forcing Black tech co-lead to resign

Over 1,400 members of Google’s workforce have come together to protest the firing of Timnit Gebru, technical co-lead at the technology company’s ethical artificial...

Will terminating underperformers safeguard the remote working setup from toxicity?

The pandemic has led to a majority of the workforce working from home. With remote working come several challenges, most of which revolve around...

GVK-EMRI to stop ambulance service, lays off 1000 employees

About 650 employees from the 1000-strong workforce of GVK-Emergency Management and Research Institute (EMRI) have been served termination notices quite unexpectedly, on September 11. Apparently...

The trend of garbing layoffs as restructuring

There has been a trend for companies, be it small organisations or big, to lay off people in the name of restructuring. While companies...

Fixed-pay contract staff cannot be terminated without inquiry: Gujarat HC

A ruling by a two-judge HC bench states that charges cannot be levelled against employees working on fixed-pay contract without a proper departmental inquiry. The...

150 asked to resign at HDB Financial Services, based on performance...

HDB Financial Services has asked almost 150 employees to resign following a performance review. However, the employees who were asked to submit their resignations...

Fareportal fires employees, Govt seeks clarifications

Despite notices issued by the Maharashtra government that employers should refrain from laying off employees during the lockdown, US-based travel company, Fareportal, has gone...

Offboarding process for those terminated

Resignations can be of two types, voluntary and involuntary. In the former, employees leave on their own for various personal reasons. In the latter,...

Google terminates employee for leaking official documents to media

Taking strict action against its employees for violating company policy and participating in activism at work, Google has terminated one employee and sent two...

Employees stage protest against Ford India for terminating a co-worker

An employee, who was terminated for misconduct at Ford India’s plant at Sanand, Gujarat, happened to be a union leader too, and therefore, his...

Terminated contractual nursing officers sit in protest

Having been terminated from their jobs, contractual nursing officers of Safdarjung hospital, New Delhi, sat outside the residence of Union Health Minister Dr Harsh...

Pregnancy costs Netflix employee her job

An ex-employee of Netflix has filed a lawsuit against the Company, wherein she accuses the American media services provider of terminating her after she...

Contractual employees on sick leave can’t be sacked: Delhi High Court

Alliance Air did not renew the contract of its air hostess, Chitra Sharma, who was on sick leave due to back pain.

Ricoh India shows the door to CFO and COO; CEO’s resignation...

They were held responsible for having caused grave loss to the company and its stakeholders.

When layoffs become inevitable: The painful story

Loss of job is undoubtedly an emotional time when people feel alone, scared and vulnerable. It is important for an employer to smoothen the termination process, show compassion and empathy and re-instate trust. The employees must see the decision as a necessity for business rather than a witch hunt!

How personalised & curated digital learning is the recipe for successful...

Personalised and curated digital learning can help create time-efficient, relevant and targeted corporate training programmes. In an evolving business landscape, learning and development (L&D) and...

Make mental health a part of your return-to-work plan

While people typically tend to resent change, the past year and a half has been fraught with changes and challenges, which were unavoidable. We...

Competing with Self

Job seekers can stay in Germany for 6 months to hunt...

The job-seeker visa for the Country is a long-term residency permit, which allows applicants six months to hunt for a job, and grants them...

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How Maersk is diversifying the traditional male-dominated logistics space

The logistics and supply-chain industry is one that continues to be as relevant in the modern world as in the ancient past. The key...

Hiring intentions strongest in services sector; net employment outlook of +50%

Employers across India are showing strong intentions to hire in the coming quarter, with the intentions being strongest in the services sector (net employment...
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Who are the biggest cribmasters in an organisation?

Happiness@work is a regular series, where HRKatha talks about how companies are ensuring happiness at work. With work stress and employees’ mental wellbeing becoming...

Indian job portal, apna.co, bags funding of $100 mn

Indian jobs platform and professional network, apna, has secured about $100 million in a series C funding led by Tiger Global. This takes apna’s...

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“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...

Binding multi-faceted employees with Titan Values

Titan has different sets of employees for different functions and verticals, ranging from the shopfloor to the retail stores. How do you bring in...

The right people policy for startups – Madan Nagaldinne

You happen to have worked mostly with large organisations. How different is it working for a startup now? When you have worked for big...