Tag: Women employees

How JSW Paints is maintaining an all-women team in plants

JSW Paints currently operates an entire production line at its Vasind, Maharashtra plant with an all-women team. This semi-automated line, which manufactures wood finish...

26 weeks of maternity leave for Air India’s women

Women members of the Air India workforce will now be eligible for 26 weeks of maternity leave as well as day-care support. Yes, the...

Women can now work night shifts in KA

The Factories (Karnataka Amendment) Bill was passed by the Karnataka Legislative Assembly on Wednesday, amending the Factories Act to allow women to work night...

Menstrual leaves for women staff of AU Small Finance Bank

That diversity and inclusion are important for AU Small Finance Bank is clear from the recent announcement of the menstrual leave policy for women...

How prevalent is ‘mansplaining’ at the workplace?

In 2018, a new word was added to the Merriam-Webster dictionary —mansplaining. The term is used to describe the act of a man explaining...

Airtel’s women employees will get Rs 7,000 as childcare allowance

As part of its attempt to build a diverse and inclusive workplace, Bharti Airtel (‘Airtel’), has upgraded its parental policy benefits for employees. The Indian...

Saraf Furniture introduces period leave policy for women employees

Saraf Furniture, an Indian furniture brand, has announced period leave policy for its women employees. The Company has taken this step considering the biological...

upGrad organises guiding sessions for women employees

To celebrate International Women’s Day, upGrad, the Indian higher edtech firm, is organising virtual sessions for its women employees as well as the wives,...

Delivery of twins to be considered as 2 deliveries for maternity...

Following an appeal filed by the Union Ministry against leave granted to a woman employee of the CISF, the Madras High Court recently ruled...

Haryana Govt. to take child care leave application process online

The Haryana Education Department will be starting its pilot project regarding applying for child care leave (CCL) online. It has been decided that the process...

Striking HAL women employees’ children refused crèche facility claim

The employees of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) who have been on a strike demanding wage revision among other things, have more complaints against the...

Women staff at Google speak up about culture of retaliation

Two women employees of Google, who were the force behind the walkout by Google staff last year, have revealed that the Company has retaliated...

At Dabur, #WomenCan

Dabur released a video to honour its women employees on the occasion of Women’s Day. In the video, women are seen walking in long...

Viacom 18 offers daycare facility for children of staff

Viacom 18, the Indian entertainment network, is doing all it can to ensure gender inclusion. It had already introduced the 36-weeks maternity leave and...

Dirty secret: Women workers face regular violence in H&M supplier factories...

Women in garment factories across India and Asia work under inhuman conditions. Not only are they subjected to physical and sexual violence at workplace, they are not even allowed to take pee-breaks, forced to go on unpaid leave during pregnancy and face physical harm due to long working hours and performing repetitive manual tasks.

Increasing perils of ‘queen bee syndrome’ at workplaces

Women employees are ruder to their women colleagues than to their male co-workers.

How the Union budget will impact people’s salary, savings and new...

The finance minister proposes to allow a standard deduction of Rs. 40,000/- in lieu of the present exemption in respect of transport allowance and reimbursement of miscellaneous medical expenses

HCL Technologies hosts Ascend Leadership Summit

Internal diversity and development programme to felicitate women leaders

Celebrate the return of mother employee

A century-old real estate company Cushman & Wakefield (C&W) follows very simple practices to welcome returning mothers.

SHe-Box now open to private-sector employees

The new portal offers the facility of making online complaints of sexual harassment at the workplace, to all women in the country including government and private employees.

Hitachi Systems launches women-centric programmes

The goal is to recruit 300 women by 2022.

Standard Chartered Bank launches ‘SheReturns’ programme for women on career break

The objective is to focus on diversity and inclusion, and also provide women the opportunity to excel 

IKEA to hire 7500 women by 2030, starts recruiting in Hyderabad

The furniture retailer plans to go for value-based rather than experience or qualification-based hiring.

Su-Kam offers flexible hours, promotes women in energy sector

The power backup company is offering part-time jobs to women on a career break.

Central Govt employees get ‘She-box’ to file sexual harassment complaints

This online complaint filing system will encourage more women to speak up about harassment at the workplace and get quick redressal.

San Francisco improves its lactation policy for workplace

The Ordinance ensures safety and cleanliness in addition to other facilities for lactating women.

How this energy company is championing employee inclusivity & engagement

In today’s competitive business landscape, fostering an inclusive and engaging work environment is not just a feel-good initiative; it’s a strategic imperative. Jakson Green,...

Trident’s Asmita leaves blossom into inclusive workplaces

Forget the tired trope of corporate activism. In the heart of India's textile industry, Trident, a manufacturing company, is quietly weaving a revolution in...

Harness.io: Cultivating a talent powerhouse in the tech crucible

The tech scene, be it in India or San Francisco, is equally crucible, fiercely competitive and unforgiving. In both the landscapes, attracting and retaining...
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Engagement is outdated: The future of success lies in ‘employee involvement’

In the ever-evolving landscape of the contemporary workplace, a profound metamorphosis is underway, challenging the conventional emphasis on employee engagement. This paradigm shift posits...

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Did Lufthansa incur huge losses due to strikes by staff?

Lufthansa Group apparently posted losses to the tune of €849 million in March 2024, whereas its losses in Q1 of 2023 were only €273...

AI Engineering Services staff call off strike planned for today

Thanks to the technicians of AI Engineering Services calling off a strike that they had earlier called for today, that is, 23 April, 2024,...

Re-evaluate climate-change legislations, create new ones to protect workers: ILO report

Why does the International Labour Organisation feel that it is time to come up with climate-change specific policies and even create new policies to...

Harleen Kaur takes on CHRO role at APEX Acreages

Harleen Kaur is CHRO, APEX Acreages with her appointment being implemented with effect from February 2024. Singh brings to the table more than two decades...

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Data analytics and not technology will redefine HR

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EQ, IQ & empathy define the success of a CEO

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