Tag: Women employees

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.

‘Better Together’: DHFL celebrates woman power

The company realises the extreme importance of women as partners in the organisation’s journey of  growth.

#1stdayofperiods leave: Culture Machine shows the way

It gets difficult for working women to explain this inevitable and recurring physical and mental challenge, at the workplace.

MakeMyTrip brings back women techies into workplace with ‘BackToFuture’ programme

The programme will provide opportunities to talented women, who are ready to return from a break, to reboot their careers in full force.

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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Why global trends such as rage applying don’t take India by storm

Rage applying, the latest corporate trend, has taken Gen Z workers by storm. Similar to quiet quitting, rage applying started off as a TikTok...

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...

Reduction in workforce at Autodesk and Getaround

Autodesk Autodesk, a California-based technology company, has announced that it will be cutting 250 jobs, which constitutes a small fraction of its global workforce of...

‘Revise wages periodically in public interest’: SC to public employers

According to the Supreme Court, State and public employers are obliged to revise wages for their employees periodically, considering the adverse effects of price...

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EQ, IQ & empathy define the success of a CEO

Q. You spent 16 years at LIC before moving to a corporate role at ICICI Prudential. Now, 22 years on, I am still curious...

“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...