Twitter Offices In Delhi, Mumbai Shut Down, Employees Asked To Do WFH
Twitter India shuts offices in Delhi and Mumbai, directing all the employees to work from home. On February 17, CEO Elon Musk owned two Twitter offices in India decided to continue working from home to cut costs and get the struggling micro-blogging site back on track. Notably, after the famous Musk takeover, Twitter is suffering extreme economic issues and is struggling to survive.
Tags: Twitter, India Offices, Elon Musk, Work From Home, Tech Company
TCS Asks Employees To Work From Office, Sent Email
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) finally ended the work-from-home (WFH) system for its employees, asking them to come office at least thrice a week. On September 24, the TCS sent an email to all of its employees, working in a hybrid model, ending full work-from-home adopted because of the pandemic. Senior employees have already been working from the office and customers are also visiting the TCS offices, read email.
Tags: Tala Consultancy Service, Work From Office, Work From Home, employees, Work Environment
Union Commerce Ministry Announces New Guidelines For WFH In Companies Across India
New set of guidelines for work from home (WFH) in organizations across India was released by Union Commerce Ministry on July 19. In accordance with the regulations, WFH is permitted for up to one year in Special Economic Zones (SEZ) unit and can be expanded to 50% employees. Employees of IT/ITeS SEZ units, temporarily disabled, who are traveling, and who are working offsite are included in the group of workers.
Tags: Work From Home, Union Commerce Ministry, Special Economic Zones, employees, new guidelines
Courtesy: DNA INDIA
CBRE Survey Reveals 73% Of Offices Wants Hybrid Work Model
A survey conducted by real estate firm CBRE South Asia Pvt. Ltd indicated that approximately 73% offices are aiming for hybrid working arrangements. Aiming to mix in office and remote -work, the companies cited workers' health and well-being as the most important element while facilitating return to the office. Notably, after Covid-19 broke out, many companies granted work from home, now that cases declined, they want to adopt hybrid-working… read-more
Tags: Survey, Hybrid Model Work, Covid-19, Work From Home, Remote Work
Courtesy: News 18
Sri Lanka Shut Schools, Urges Work From Home To Save Fuel Amid Economic Crisis
Sri Lanka Troops distributed tokens to citizens standing in lines for fuel on June 27 amid a severe fuel scarcity in the country grappling with its worst economic crisis. Colombo's schools are closed and public employees are told to work from home. Sri Lanka is having trouble paying for imports of food, medicine, and most crucially, fuel since its foreign exchange reserves are at an all-time low.
Tags: Sri Lanka, crisis, Work From Home, schools closed, Fuel Crisis
Courtesy: India Today
Demand For Work from Home Increasing After Covid-19 Pandemic: Report
Work from Home (WFH) has become a reality following the COVID-19 pandemic. There is a growing demand for efficient and adaptable spaces that may accommodate workspaces conveniently placed in urban centers, said CIRIL. Property developers and landlords are also looking for a long-term approach to establishing a need-based environment in which hybrid working methods are increasing. Building occupancy rates may decline in short term as more… read-more
Tags: Work From Home, Property developers, landlords, Covid-19, Building
Courtesy: Free Press Journal
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
Tags: work culture, Indian government, Work From Home, Regularised Framework, Consultancy Firm
Courtesy: Decan Herald
Delhi Govt Extends Ban On Trucks' Entry To Curb Air Pollution
The Delhi government on November 21 extended the ban on the entry of trucks carrying non-essential goods until November 26. It also asked the Government offices and the private offices to give its employees work from home till the same date. Reportedly, these measures will curb the air pollution level in the capital. Besides, Delhi's air quality remained in the ''very poor'' category till November 21, reported ANI.
Tags: Air Pollution, Delhi, Truck Entry, Delhi Air Quality, Work From Home
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
Tags: Portugal, New Law, employees, work hours, Work From Home
Employees Can Choose Between Work From Home & Office, Says Paytm
Giving the biggest relief to its employee, Paytm has announced that the company's workers won't be forced to come office. Announcing the development, the company's founder Vijay Shekhar Sharm said we've opted for a ''100% flexible work pattern''. Besides, the company is set to launch its Initial Public Offer (IPO) on November 8, closing on November 10. The company has planned to raise Rs 18,300 crore through its IPO.
Tags: Paytm, Work From Home, Work From Office, Covid-19, IPO
Courtesy: Zee News