Health worker being vaccinated

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COVID-19: 12 Municipal Employees In Sopore Kashmir Test COVID-19 Positive

Amid rise in COVID-19 cases and Omicron concern, 12 employees of Municipal Council in Kashmir's Sopore have tested positive, following which they have been asked to self-isolate. Officials said that the preventive measures were being taken by the authorities even as rest of the employees have been asked to go for testing. Notably, 184 persons were tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 48 hours in Sopore town of Kashmir.

Fri, 14 Jan 2022 - 09:08 PM / by Basharat Rashid

Tags: J&K, Covid-19, covid positive, Sopore, employees

Courtesy: Greater Kashmir

Retirement

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2 Govt Employees Given Premature Retirement In J&K

The government in J&K ordered premature retirement of two officers under Article 226(2) of J&K CSRs and followed recommendations of a Review Committees constituted for the purpose, on January 5. The officers who retired include: Aashiq Hussain and Showkat Ahmad Wani. "Government has directed the Departments to speed up the scrutinization of cases of "inefficient, non-performing and corrupt employees" for consideration of their… read-more

Wed, 05 Jan 2022 - 04:54 PM / by Basharat Rashid

Tags: Govt, J&K, retirement, employees, Officers

Courtesy: GNS

JSW Group

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JSW Group Offers Incentive Of Rs 3 Lakh To Employees For Buying EVs

With an aim to promote electric vehicles, Mumbai-based conglomerate JSW Group announced to provide an incentive of Rs 3 lakh to its employees for buying an EV starting from January 1. The company will also provide free-of-cost dedicated charging stations and parking slots at its offices. The offer is available on both a two-wheeler and four-wheeler. However, it makes the company the first to do so in India.  

Wed, 29 Dec 2021 - 09:00 AM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: EV, employees, JSW, Incentive, New Year

Courtesy: Hindustan Auto

know Better.Com CEO Visual Garg

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Better.Com CEO Vishal Garg Trends On Social Media, Here's Why

Vishal Garg, who fired 900 employees over a Zoom call has been making rounds of social media. The founder and the CEO of Better.com, a digital-first homeownership company, laid off 9% of the total employees with an immediate effect working from India and the United States. As per Garg's LinkedIn bio, he is also the co-founder of 'One Zero Capital,' an investment holding… read-more

Tue, 07 Dec 2021 - 06:05 PM / by Nehal Surana

Tags: vishal, employees, Firing, Viral, Human Interest stories

Courtesy: India Today

Employee feeling stress.

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59% Indian Employees Feel Stress Everyday, Reveals Survey

In India, 59% of employees reported they feel stress on a daily basis, surpassing the average of the global and Asia region employees, said a survey by Marsh India. The survey found 50% of employees globally and 51% of employees in Aisa complained of stress in everyday life. It was based on 14,000 employees across 13 countries. Besides, 27% of employees said the pandemic caused them ''entirely'' negative impact. 

Tue, 23 Nov 2021 - 09:15 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Stress, employees, India, Global, pandemic

Portugal flag

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Portugal Prohibits Employers From Contacting Staff After Work Hours; New Law

The Portuguese parliament established new labour laws aimed at achieving a better work-life balance for employees. Employers that contact their employees after business hours face new penalties under the new legislation. Employers will also be responsible for compensating employees for the additional expenditures spent when working from home. Employees with children will be able to work from home legally until their children become eight… read-more

Thu, 11 Nov 2021 - 06:58 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Portugal, New Law, employees, work hours, Work From Home

Courtesy: NDTV

Finance Minister Niramala Sitharaman.

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Dearness Allowance Hiked From 28% To 31%, Says Finance Ministry

In the latest development, the Finance Ministry announced that Central Government employees' Dearness Allowance has been hiked from 28% to 31% of the basic pay with effect from July 1, 2021. Reportedly, the civilian employees paid by Defence Services will also get the benefit. The hike will cover 47.14 lakh central government employees and 68.62 lakh pensioners in India. Earlier, the rate was hiked to 28% from 17%. 

Tue, 26 Oct 2021 - 05:17 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: DEARNESS ALLOWANCE, Central Government, FINANCE MINISTRY, employees

EPFO

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Employees At Provident Fund Fraudulently Siphon ₹21 Crores

Employees at the Employees Provident Fund Organisation's Mumbai branch, fraudulently withdrew over ₹21 crore from a common PF pool from March 2020 to June 2021. The ongoing investigation revealed that Chandan Kumar Sinha, a clerk at Kandivali office, is believed to be behind the whole plan. He used 817 bank accounts of mostly migrant workers to claim ₹21.5 crores. Sinha who fled, is among five others who are currently suspended.

Tue, 17 Aug 2021 - 10:39 AM / by Aditi Chavan

Tags: Employees Provident Fund Organization, common PF pool, Fraud, employees

Courtesy: The Indian Express

CNN

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CNN Terminates 3 Unvaccinated Employees Working From Office

Three employees of CNN have been fired for violating the company’s “honour system” as they were working from office unvaccinated, stated CNN President Jeff Zucker in an internal email memo. In a tweet shared by a senior media reporter of CNN mentioned that Zucker wrote, “Let me be clear — we have a zero-tolerance policy on this.” However, no name of the office has been mentioned in which the termination took place.

Fri, 06 Aug 2021 - 10:06 PM / by Balaji L

Tags: CNN, Covid-19 Vaccine, employees, media

Courtesy: The Print

Burger King Signboard

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'We All Quit': Burger King's Employees Resign In Nebraska

All employees working in the US' Nebraska outlet of Burger King resigned with a signboard as they were unhappy with the working environment. "We all quit. Sorry for the inconvenience," read the sign board. Manager Rachael Flores reported that the air conditioning in the kitchen was malfunctioning due to which the employees were dehydrated from high temperatures. Besides, the manager reported to the officials, but didn't get the issue fixed… read-more

Thu, 15 Jul 2021 - 01:35 PM / by Bornika Das

Tags: Burger King, United States, nebraska, employees, We All Quit

Courtesy: Hindustan Times