Tag: Workplace

Ignoring women’s sexual harassment complaints can discourage others from speaking up:...

The Delhi High Court has observed that if the complaints of sexual harassment by a woman are ignored at the workplace or not heeded,...

1 in 10 employees has experienced violence, harassment at work: Report

Almost one in ten people in employment has experienced physical violence and harassment at work in their working life. A survey wherein people were...

Concentration of 37% employees affected due to mental health issues: Report

An alarming 33 per cent employees who were part of a survey admitted that they continued to go to work despite mental-health issues. This...

ASSOCHAM hosts webinar on ‘Mental wellness at workplace’

The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) CSR Council, hosted a webinar on ‘Mental Wellness at Workplace’, as part of its...

72% women feel Monday morning blues: Survey

Employers may have to keep in mind that a whopping 72 per cent working women feel Monday morning blues! Nine out of 10 women...

Nagaland government forms ‘complaint committee’ to redress sexual-harassment complaints at workplace

A six-member committee has been form by the Nagaland government specifically to address complaints pertaining to sexual harassment of women employees at their workplace. Henceforth,...

Loneliness at workplace: Increasingly becoming fatal

Loneliness at the workplace is so rampant across organisations that it has started affecting the bottom line. An analysis by Cigna in 2020, suggests...

Shriram Housing Finance aims to improve women’s representation at workplace

Shriram Housing Finance, the affordable housing company, has launched the ‘SHeFirst’ programme to improve the representation of women at the workplace. Under this programme,...

‘Don’t talk about abortion’: Meta to staff

Employees at Meta have been ordered to avoid discussing ‘abortion’ on Workplace, which is Facebook’s internal version. The tech company, which was formerly known as...

Treat women with dignity & consideration at workplace: Kerala HC

The Kerala High Court has said that employers should treat women employees with consideration and dignity, and be sympathetic to their cause. While ordering the...

Organisations worldwide are becoming more inclusive: Report

Figures for women in the corporate world are rather impressive, if the Gender Equality Index for 2022 is to be believed. About 7.5 per...

Scaler announces 12 days of period leave, makes workplace more inclusive

Scaler, the tech upskilling startup, has announced 12 days of period leave for its women and transgender employees across the organisation. This leave will...

“Women have legal right to a safe workplace”: Madras High Court

A safe workplace is a woman’s right, observed the Madras High Court as it dismissed an anticipatory bail petition by a police officer in...

Reinventing tomorrow’s workplace

Years ago, I built a 24-foot-long table in my backyard as a gathering place for thoughtful dialogue with the eclectic group of friends, acquaintances,...

Workaholics can make the workplace toxic

Many a time, employees take pride in being the first to enter the office and the last to leave. Is this really something to...

Can demographic diversity ensure cognitive diversity at the workplace?

Today, it is not uncommon to find multinational companies speaking publicly of the men to women ratio in their organisations, or even bragging about...

‘Not fully vaccinated? Can’t enter workplace’, says Singapore government

Starting January 1, 2022, only fully vaccinated employees will be allowed to return to office in Singapore. According to the Health Ministry of the island,...

Activision Blizzard sacks 20 employees involved in workplace harassment

American video game holding company, Activision Blizzard Inc. has fired more than 20 of its employees on Tuesday. The said individuals, including some senior...

How to return to your previous workplace

The career of Cristiano Ronaldo has been a beacon of inspiration, much beyond matters of the football pitch. Its sheer longevity, relentless adherence to...

Tesla faces racism lawsuit, to shell out $137 mn

Owen Diaz, a former Black contract elevator operator at Tesla, sued the Company saying he was discriminated against for being Black and even asked...

How HPE redesigned its workplace to go hybrid

The future is going to be hybrid for sure. Most HR leaders and experts suggest that companies will be following the hybrid model of...

‘Protect identities of parties in workplace sexual harassment cases’: Bombay HC

In case of sexual harassment cases, the Bombay High Court has drawn up detailed guidelines for courts as well as the media with the...

Does a ‘beauty premium’ exist in the Indian workplace?

A recent study by the University at Buffalo School of Management found that the more attractive people are, the greater their chance of getting...

Tata Consumer Products launches ‘CUSP’ to help new parents at workplace

Tata Consumer Products, the FMCG arm of the Tata Group has launched the Caregivers Support Programme ‘CUSP’ for its employees, to help them through...

Apple sends employee on indefinite leave for speaking up about sexism...

A senior programme manager at Apple, Ashley Gjøvik, alleges that she has been put on administrative leave for being vocal about the working condition...

Tata Steel adds 16 women HEMM operators at its West Bokaro...

Under its programme called women@mines, Tata Steel has added 16 women as Heavy Earth Moving Machinery (HEMM) operators in all shifts, at its West...

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...
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IR Talks with Sarajit Jha, chief business transformation & digital solutions, Tata Steel

Sarajit Jha, chief chief business transformation & digital solutions, Tata Steel talks to Prajjal Saha, editor, HRKatha on Tata Steel's extraordinary approach on digitalisation...

3% of global workforce laid off from Workday

Workday Inc., a provider of business software solutions, has announced that it will be cutting 3% of its worldwide workforce due to the current...

Severance package costs $640 million for 18000 laid off amazon employees

Last month, Amazon laid off over 18,000 employees and, as a result, the company incurred a cost of $640 million in severance packages in...

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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...