Tag: Workers

Exxon workers threaten to extend strike, halt crude oil production

Employees at Exxon Mobil's oilfield in Doba, Chad, are threatening to continue their strike demanding a guarantee from Exxon that they would be paid...

Amazon’s ‘time off task’ policy under scrutiny

Amazon has decided to extend the period over which the average of ‘time off task’ is calculated. The e-retailer has been using complicated algorithms...

Renault-Nissan workers go on strike, Hyundai suspends operations

The workers at Renault-Nissan’s car plant in Tamil Nadu have refused to resume work and have gone on a strike as the employee union,...

Workers at Volvo Trucks vote against contract proposal

Unionised workers at the Volvo Trucks North America plant in Pulaski County rejected the tentative five-year contract, about 15 days after they ended a...

Stressed out docs, medical workers across India seek better treatment, pay

Even amidst the second wave of the pandemic, frontline workers, especially those associated with the medical field and the medical fraternity seem to be...

Haryana sanitation staff to get increment of Rs 2,000

Thanks to the Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, the sanitation workers of the state will now get an increment of up to Rs...

Docs to anganwadi workers — strikes across India

Doctors at the Kerala Medical College Hospital will be on strike today, that is, March 3 in protest against the non-clearance of their dues....

Apple puts Wistron Corp on probation following workers’ violence in ...

Apple has put Wistron on probation saying it will not award new contracts to the Company until the workers’ issues are addressed. Wistron, the...

25 cr workers to participate in nationwide trade unions’ strike today

The 10 central trade unions — including the Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC), All India Trade Union Congress (AITUC), Hind Mazdoor Sabha (HMS),...

Indian Railways engages over 12,276 workers in projects across 6 states

The 125-day Garib Kalyan Rozgar Abhiyan has given employment to about 12,276 workers and generated about 10,66,246 man-days of work as on September 25,...

4800 BPCL workers go on 48hr strike against privatisation

Around 4,800 employees of Bharat Petroleum (BPCL) were on a two day strike to protest against the government’s decision to privatise and the management’s...

Standing Committee on Labour calls for social protection of unorganised-sector workers

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Labour, submitted its report on Code on Social Security, 2019, with recommendations for social protection of those working in...

How Trident incentivised learning for blue-collar employees

Ludhiana-based Trident Group, which is into manufacturing home textiles and paper, has decided to reward its blue-collar employees in a unique way. It has launched...

Maharashtra tries to help its jobless workers, sets up portal

In an attempt to fill the gap created by the migration of workers from the urban areas to their villages, the Skill Development Department...

Railways to employ migrant workers through MGNREGA

With thousands of migrant labourers returning to their villages and struggling to survive without jobs, the Indian Railways has decided to employ them under...

Private organisations cannot be forced to pay full wages: SC

The Supreme Court, on June 4, stopped the Government from taking any ‘coercive action’ against private companies who were unable to pay full wages...

Wheels stop turning for Atlas Cycles, staff laid off

Atlas Cycles has admitted that it is unable to carry on manufacturing operations amidst financial limitations. On June 3, therefore, it laid off its...

GCCI requests Gujarat government to permit 30%-50% salary cuts

On behalf of about 16 industry associations in Gujarat, the Regional Council of the Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) has written to...

Over 18.5 lakh employed in Chhattisgarh under MNREGA, despite lockdown

While more than 77.85 lakh workers have managed to receive a source of livelihood under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MNREGA)...

Rajasthan factory workers to work 12 hours a day

When  India is into its second phase of the lockdown, factories and manufacturing facilities are gearing up to resume activities in a phased manner....

200 million workers to join nationwide strike tomorrow

Over 200 million workers across sectors—defence, public sector, oil, banking, coal, and transport—will join the nationwide general strike tomorrow, 8 January, 2020. Workers’ unions across...

Coca Cola workers show concerns over job security after change in...

Workers at the Varanasi and Dasna plant of Coca Cola in Uttar Pradesh are demanding job security from the Atlanta based beverage maker. They...

Workers’ protest at Honda plant enters 3rd week

About 2500 contractual workers have been agitating inside and outside the Manesar plant demanding fair compensation for those who have been asked to leave,...

Anganwadi employees to get smartphones

The Delhi government will be providing smartphones to its Anganwaadi workers. This is expected to increase control over the 10,752 Anganwaadi centres enabling adequate...

Global warming will cause productivity loss: ILO report

According to an International Labour Organisation (ILO) report, global warming is expected to increase heat stress amongst workers, especially in the agriculture sector. The...

Videocon on the verge of labour unrest

Workers at Videocon Industries’ Aurangabad plant are losing their patience. Not surprising, since they have not been paid salaries for the last 10 months....

Centre to launch social security plan for all workers

The objective is to embrace the large number of workers in the organised and unorganised sectors who are currently not under the social security net.

How personalised learning can transform capability development in 2021

According to the World Economic Forum, there is a fierce urgency for reskilling in the world, as over one billion jobs have been transformed...

Dilemmas and decision making – How coaching can help leaders at...

Leaders, especially, talented and competent ones, are critical for organisations. They perform well under pressure and willingly step up when required to shoulder a...

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All-India Quarterly Establishment-based Employment Survey (AQEES) to cover 9 sectors

The Labour Bureau under the aegis of the Ministry of Labour and Employment will be conducting the All-India Quarterly Establishment-based Employment Survey (AQEES). This...

Paytm will hire 20,000 sales executive

Paytm is planning to hire sales executives all across India. This decision comes in a bid to fulfil the Company’s mission to educate merchants...

Google to delay ‘return to office’, insists on vaccination

Googlers will have to get themselves inoculated before returning to office. Google’s plan to bring its employees back to office in September has been...

Jet employees seek intervention of civil aviation minister

The All India Jet Airways' Officers & Staff Association has approached Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia, seeking his intervention for the resolution of their...

DIALOGUE

“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...