Tag: Workers

Hardayal Library workers receive 5 months’ salary

On 14 February 2024, all 96 workers at Hardayal Municipal Public Library (HMPL) got paid for five months' work at an event in Delhi. Located...

2.9 lakh Finnish workers strike against government

Around 2,90,000 workers in Finland went on strike for two days to oppose the government's plans for changes in labour laws and cuts to...

GM workers seek mutual settlement, seek Maha govt support

The Mumbai High Court has decided to dismiss the writ petition challenging the shutting down of the Talegaon plant filed by the employees of...

Odisha govt unveils salary hike proposal for Anganwadi, Asha workers

The Odisha government is planning to increase the salaries of Anganwadi and Asha workers. This announcement was made by VK Pandian, chairman, ‘5T Initiative,...

Anganwadi workers’ strike forces closure of 2,357 centres in Bihar’s Banka...

For more than two months, all 2,357 anganwadi centres in Banka district, Bihar, have been shut down. This closure follows the suspension of anganwadi...

NLRB rules against Google in labour law violation for YouTube Music...

Google, under Alphabet, has been found to have violated US labour law for not engaging in negotiations with a union representing contract workers at...

Tata Motors union pursues worker regularisation and system preservation

The Tata Motors Workers Union in Jamshedpur held a critical meeting on December 27, following a major discussion with senior corporate officials in Pune....

Wells Fargo workers in New Mexico have voted to form union

Workers at a Wells Fargo branch in New Mexico have successfully voted to form a union, marking the first instance in the modern era...

Australia tightens visa rules for students, workers

On 11 December 2023, Australia announced plans to make visa rules stricter for international students and low-skilled workers. The changes may lead to a...

Jharkhand workers rally for fair compensation, promised benefits

On 4 December 2023, approximately 1000 employees of the Jharkhand government and contractual workers started striking. They presented 11 demands, which included remuneration and...

PSMSU strike extends to 6 December, affecting 50 departments

Since 8 November 2023, members of the Punjab State Ministerial Service Union (PSMSU) have been on strike, demanding the implementation of the old pension...

Gucci moves 153 workers from Rome to Milan; triggers worker strike

Gucci, the famous Italian fashion brand, is facing a worker strike because of a decision that employees believe is like a group firing. The...

Taiwan and India collaborate for growth and jobs

The Taiwanese government plans to hire workers from India. The Taiwanese government anticipates that these workers will support key industry needs and boost its...

How is learning different for workers at grassroot level?

The approach to learning and development (L&D) is as diverse as the roles and responsibilities within an organisation. The fundamental distinction in L&D methodologies...

Maharashtra government mediates Hyundai-GM worker dispute

Eknath Shinde, chief minister, Maharashtra, recently held a meeting at his Mumbai residence to address issues concerning Hyundai and General Motors striking workers. The...

Strikes in MP’s revenue dept and Chandigarh’s PGI

On 28 August 2023, approximately 19,000 employees from the MP revenue department, specifically known as patwaris, initiated an indefinite strike. Their primary demands include...

Strikes across the world

Los Angeles Thousands of Los Angeles city employees embarked on a 24-hour strike demanding higher wages and denouncing alleged unfair labour practices. The strike, organised...

Delhi faces surging dengue cases as DBC workers prepare for indefinite...

The anti-malaria ekta karmachari Union, representing around 2,800 dengue breeding checking (DBC) workers and 2000 field workers in Delhi, has announced an indefinite strike...

‘Cannot override Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act’: SC to Jet Airways

No settlement or contract entered into by employee unions with their employers can override the Model Standing Order, unless doing so turns out to...

Telangana govt announces second round of PRC for govt employee salaries 

The Telangana government is currently making preparations for the second round of the pay revision commission (PRC), which is a crucial step in studying...

Shift work patterns to beat heat amid global warming, suggest Oxford...

As climate change continues to impact the planet, the traditional 9-5 work schedule may become a thing of the past. Researchers from the University...

UK public sector workers offered pay raises in a bid to...

The British government has extended pay raise offers ranging from 5 per cent to 7 per cent to millions of public sector workers, including...

Unemployment benefits to workers on strikes lasting over 30 days: Massachusetts...

A legislation has been proposed that would allow workers in Massachusetts on strike for over 30 days to receive unemployment benefits. The aim of...

Coal India concludes wage revision; agrees on 25% allowance hike

Coal India (CIL), the state-owned company, announced on May 22, 2023, that it has successfully reached an agreement with its 238,000 non-executive workers regarding...

Beverage company workers in East Germany protest due to wage disparities

Employees at a beverage company located in eastern Germany, known for producing popular drinks like vita cola, recently initiated a strike. Their primary grievance...

Iligan labourers demand wage increase of more than 50% at Labour...

May 1st, which is celebrated as Labour Day in the Philippines, a group of approximately 1,000 workers and activists gathered in Iligan City to...

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...
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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...
Tata Steel employee vehicle ban

Tata Steel: Journey through excellence in talent acquisition 

Tata Steel, part of the Tata Group, is a multinational steel-making company headquartered in Mumbai, India. It is one of the world's leading steel...

Zuckerberg highlights the benefits of downsizing

In a podcast, Mark Zuckerberg, CEO, Meta, shared statements that offer a wider perspective, moving beyond just rectifying past hiring surges. Zuckerberg pointed out that the tech...

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Sikkim cabinet approves 22,746 positions for employment regularisation

A cabinet meeting held in Sikkim has approved the creation of 22,746 positions on 20 February 2024.This is a significant step towards regularising the...
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The ‘soft-saving’ revolution: Gen Z’s impact on workplace compensation

In a notable departure from conventional financial wisdom, Generation Z is ushering in a new era of soft saving—a departure that is prompting a...

Hardayal Library workers receive 5 months’ salary

On 14 February 2024, all 96 workers at Hardayal Municipal Public Library (HMPL) got paid for five months' work at an event in Delhi. Located...

Viral Jasani is now director-HR, The Westin Mumbai Garden City

Marking his decade-long association with Marriott International, Viral Jasani has been appointed director of human resources, The Westin Mumbai, Garden City. He moves from...

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Data analytics and not technology will redefine HR

Q. How satisfying has been your professional journey of 39 years? A. It has been a bagful of mixed experiences. At times I have been...

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....
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