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Man Claims Stuck In Office Lift, HR Marks Absent Deducting Salary, Netizens React

At a time when work environment and office culture are significant for productivity, a Reddit user shared his bizarre experience, where he was marked absent. Notably, Redditor said, he was stuck in the office lift, and got late to work, when his HR despite knowing the reason, marked him absent and cut his salary. Furthermore, threatening appraisal, they asked him to work with loss-of-pay, amid staff shortage. Netizens expressed sympathy.

Tue, 26 Sep 2023 - 11:59 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Reddit User, HR, Salary deducted, netizens, work culture

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Holiday For Employees In Chennai & Bengaluru Amid Rajinikanth's Jailer Release

Offices in Bengaluru and Chennai will enjoy a holiday, in view of the premiere release of Rajinikanth's "Jailer." Notably, the film is set to hit theatres on August 10, and the south Indian film industry, along with the citizens of Bengaluru and Chennai, can't keep calm. The film starring the superstar, god of the south Indian film industry, Rajinikanth in the main lead, expected to be a power-packed action film.

Wed, 09 Aug 2023 - 01:33 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Rajinikanth, Jailer, Holiday, work culture, Theater release, Tollywood

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Ashneer Grover

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Ashneer Grover Tweets Distasteful Tweet About Work Culture In India

Ashneer Grover, ousted co-founder of BharatPe, turned the discussion towards controversy, after penning distasteful tweets. Notably, Pitti tweeted that this was a "hugely prevalent" problem, pointing out that it resulted in companies wasting time and resources for no gain, as employees end up not showing due to different jobs. Best to tone down your expectation that you employ daily wagers in the guise of salaried-folk, said Ashneer

Thu, 08 Sep 2022 - 07:12 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Ashneer Grover, Phone Pe, Business tycoon, Twitter Controversy, work culture

A woman doing work from home

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Govt To Regulate Work From Home Framework Across India

The Government of India is likely to introduce a legal framework for employees working remotely or hybrid schedule. A government official said a consultancy firm is working to regulate the ''work from home'' framework, which tremendously grew during the Covid-19 pandemic. The framework will address electricity & Internet bills, working hours, and other business' responsibilities and issues of employees and employers. It'll be introduced… read-more

Tue, 07 Dec 2021 - 10:32 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: work culture, Indian government, Work From Home, Regularised Framework, Consultancy Firm

Courtesy: Decan Herald


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Most Overworked In Asia-Pacific, Indians Earn Least: ILO Report 

An International Labour Organization report exhibited that in the Asia-Pacific region, Indians are the most over-worked earning the least minimum statutory wage. Ranking fifth in the terms of working hours, the report stated that Indians work over 48 hours a week, followed by China, UK, US and Israel. Moreover, leaving out a few sub-Saharan African countries, the minimum wages of Indians are the lowest.  

Fri, 26 Feb 2021 - 09:20 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Minimum wages, Over-work, work culture, Work Environment

Courtesy: The Quint

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Union Government To Soon Permit 4-Day A Week Work Policy

The Central Government is likely to enable organisations to allow their employees to work for four days a week. Reportedly, the new provision will provide a weekly work limit of 48 hours with three alternatives: 12-hour working slot for four days, 10-hour working for 5 days, and 8 hours for 6 days. The Centre aims to bring the new provision through the implementation of its newly passes four labour codes.

Tue, 09 Feb 2021 - 12:48 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Centre, labour codes, Workers, work culture, organizations

Courtesy: Hindustan Times