Tag: Workers

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.

Ensure sustainable development through inclusion and empowerment

Almost every major global issue has its roots in some form of inequality. There is an imbalance of social, economic and political power between...

Busyness to Business

Ten key skills required in an age of digital transformation

As a growing number of organisations integrate digital technologies into all aspects of their business, digital transformation has come to be regarded as the...

Is Novartis planning layoffs in India?

Drug company, Novartis India, may slash 170 jobs as part of a bid to rationalise its workforce, amidst the uncertainties brought on by the...

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Why is retention a big deal post the 2020 layoff drive?

According to a survey by Willis Towers Watson, Indians are likely to get 6.4 per cent average salary increment in 2021. Even though this...
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77% startups had less than 20% women in leadership: Report

Gender diversity remains a challenge for startups even today. About 77 per cent startups (compared to 69 per cent in 2019) surveyed by InnoVen...

ZS to expand India team by 3,000

The 5,500-strong workforce of ZS in India will soon see an addition of 3,000 new hires. The global professional services company is looking to...

Waah Jobs to let Lowe Lintas handle its rebranding

Waah Jobs, formerly known as Asaanjobs, has handed over all creative duties and responsibility of rebranding to Lowe Lintas. Henceforth, Lowe Lintas will be responsible...

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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...
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“Archaic HR processes force millennials to switch jobs often,” Niti Khosla, lead people analytics...

Friendly and jolly Niti Khosla, lead-people analytics and business impact, Novartis International, is a true HR leader with the ability to understand people and...