Hundreds of Amazon employees criticize firm's climate stance
While the environment and climate change was the focus of many of the posts on Sunday, Amazon was also criticised for other activities such as providing artificial intelligence capabilities to companies in the oil sector. Amazon is often criticised over its carbon footprint because of the high energy consumption of its huge server farms for its lucrative cloud computing activities.
Work-life balance key to employee work performance in India, shows survey
The India@Work report, which surveyed 585 Gen-Y professionals from ...
Air India privatisation: Employee unions to meet in Delhi
Various Air India employee unions will meet here on Monday to discuss proposed priv...
Intel India staff health benefits extended to domestic partners
Employees can enrol their same-sex or opposite-sex domestic partners as dependents in the hospitalisation insurance policy, effective January 1. Once enrolled, the domestic partner is also covered in the employee’s outpatient policy. Additionally, domestic partners can be registered as nominees or beneficiaries.
Employees of PSU banks threaten to go on two-day strike from January 31
The meeting before Chief Labour Commissioner on Monday remain inconclusive so unions did not take back strike notice, AIBOC president Sunil Kumar said. The wage revision for employees of public sector banks is pending since November 2017.
Hundreds of Amazon staff criticise firm’s climate stance
Group members have publicly criticised the company, and some have been warned that they could be fired. “The protest is the largest action by employees since Amazon began threatening to fire workers for speaking out about Amazon’s role in the climate crisis,” the AECJ said.
Payroll data: Over 23 lakh formal jobs created in November
The government has been publishing the data on employment created in the formal sector using information on the number of subscribers who have subscribed under three major schemes, namely the Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) Scheme, the Employees’ State Insurance (ESI) Scheme and the National Pension Scheme (NPS).
Jobs are back in formal economy
Cumulatively, 2,642,549 employees were added in November under the three social security schemes of the govt as per the payroll data released by the ministry of statistics and programme implementation. While 1,162,863 net additions were in EPFO, 1433,000 people were added under the Employees’ State Insurance Scheme and 46,686 were added under the National Pension Scheme.
20% TDS if employee doesn’t share PAN or Aadhaar: I-T dept
Centre had amended the law to make sharing of Aadhaar must in case someone does not have a PAN.
No private rooms, pumps or lactation consultants: New moms still face hurdles breastfeeding at work
Offices also have a general lack of communication about resources available to the mothers.
How to update job leaving date yourself in EPFO records online
EPFO has launched an online facility where EPF account holders can update the exit date in the records.
ESIC payroll data shows over 19 lakh additions in November
The net addition to the ESIC, after excluding those who ceased paying their contribution during the month, was 6.97 lakh, the highest for any month in the current fiscal year.
Lower PF contribution may be allowed for select class of workers
A senior government official told ET that lower contribution rule under PF will not apply to all.
14.33 lakh new jobs created in November: ESIC payroll data
Around 14.33 lakh jobs were created in November 2019 as compared with 12.60 lakh in the previous month, according to payroll data of the Emp...
Apple lawsuit tests if an employee can plan rival startup while on payroll
Apple filed the lawsuit in Santa Clara County Superior Court against Gerard Williams III, who left the company last year after more than nine years as chief architect for the custom processors that power iPhones and iPads to start Nuvia Inc, which is designing chips for servers.
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