Tag: Working Hours

German employers to record work hours of employees

Until recently employers in Germany were obligated by law to track the work hours of employees if they worked beyond the standard eight hours...

Workaholism has nothing to do with long working hours

Companies such as TAC Securities and Slice grabbed headlines across business publications and journals in India, for introducing the concept of shorter work weeks,...

TikTok reduces working hours for Chinese employees

ByteDance, which owns TikTok, has directed all its employees in China, to end their day by 7 p.m. The Company has made a policy...

Max. working hours to be 12 a day and 48 a...

It has been proposed that the maximum working hours in a day be fixed at 12, which will include breaks. This was suggested by...

Centre may introduce ordinance to raise working hours

It is reported that the Central government may introduce an ordinance that will allow the state governments to increase the working hours of employees....

Banking sector slashes services and work hours

The Indian banking sector has decided to trim down its services for the mandated lock-down period, that is till March 31, 2020. The public...

16.2 per cent employees spend over 4 hours checking e-mails: Study

A recent study by Hiver— a software as a service (SaaS) collaboration tool that improves visibility and exchange of information through shared inboxes— reveals...

Southern Railway bans use of WhatsApp during duty hours

On learning that staff were wasting time on chatting and other entertainment on their mobiles, all Southern Railway employees at the stations, yards, cabins,...

TikTok videos get government employees into trouble

When the employees at Khammam Municipal Corporation (KMC), Telangana, were found video recording their own singing, dancing and pranks during work hours and uploading...

Game of Thrones finale expected to reduce productivity and increase absenteeism...

The series finale of Game of Thrones (GoT) that was telecast on Sunday night is expected to create a television record with the maximum...

Indian employees put in longer working hours

According to a report, employees in India work for far longer hours than other employees across the globe. Those working in the cities put...

Travel time + Working hours = Total hours on job

In a landmark judgement by the European Court of Justice, the travel time to reach the place of work, in case there is no fixed place of work, and the return journey back home will be counted as working time under the law.

Job cuts at CNN, affected staff to be informed soon

A ‘gut punch’ is what Chris Licht, CEO, CNN rightly described the announcement of layoff plans as. Licht recently sent a memo to the...

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Prismforce raises $13.6 million in Series A round

Prismforce, a vertical SaaS firm focused on enabling IT companies to build a digital first, agile talent-supply chain, has raised funds to the tune...

YES WORLD to hire 600 globally, expand global utility services

Singapore-based cryptocurrency, YES WORLD Token, which is operated by YES WORLD Climate Tech, plans to hire 600 people globally. It is all set to...

Airtel to hire women engineers, offer WFH options

Having rolled out its 5G Plus services in about 12 cities across India so far, Airtel is now all set to have more women...

Hiring activity grows 27% in Nov., reaches pre-festive level: Report

The Indian job market bounced back to pre-festive levels in November. As per a leading job portal, the country’s premier job index emerged at...

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“Being good to everyone is being unjust to performers,” Mathew Job, CEO, Crompton

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