Social Security Code Bill introduced in Lok Sabha
The Bill proposes setting up a social security fund using corpus available under corporate social responsibility. This fund will provide welfare benefits to all workers, including gig workers. As per the bill, millions of organised sector employees may soon have the option of reducing their provident fund contribution.
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You could soon get the option to lower your EPF contribution. Should you go for it?
Financial planners say reducing contribution to the EPF will have far reaching implications for the employee.
Digital skills to decide pay hikes at Infosys
In the new digital era, mid-level managers set to get a significant raise once they finish digital training.
10 CLSA India employees may join Jefferies: ET NOW
CLSA analysts Mahesh Nandurkar and Ashish Agrawal are among those employees who are making the switch.
Tata Steel asks LGBTQ+ employees to declare partners, avail HR benefits
With its vision to provide equal opportunity to the employees, it has been an endeavour of the company to create an enabling workforce for all diverse groups, respecting and embracing the differences in the individuals, the steel maker said in a statement. "Partners mean people of same-sex living like a married couple," it said.
Bid to spur consumption: Save less, spend more is new social security mantra
New Bill gives employees option to reduce their PF contribution, resulting in higher take-home pay.
No menopause policy for women employees in government, private sectors
The minister said before taking any decision on the issue of formulation of menopause policy for women employees in government and private sectors, consultations with stakeholders and experts and careful consideration of all aspects of the matter is required.
Employee association of CIL, SCCL to go on day-long protest over lack of pension reforms
The association says that pension of Coal India Ltd (CIL) and Singareni Collieries Company Ltd (SCCL) employees has not been reviewed since 1998 despite a provision requiring a review of the Coal Mines Pension Scheme (CMPS) every three years.
TCS becomes first Tata company to extend medical cover benefits to LGBT employees
Up to 50% of the cost of sex/gender reassignment surgery will be covered by insurance.
Creating an equitable space in the workplace
Tata Steel replaced the term ‘spouse’ with ‘partner’. Partners will now be eligible for medical benefits, insurance coverage, honeymoon package, child-care leave, newborn parent leave, transfer and relocation expenses, domestic travel coverage for new hires, among a host of other benefits permissible under the legal statutes.
Companies make efforts to support employees with disabilities
As the world marks the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on Tuesday, MNCs in India and local cos are moving beyond just setting up infrastructure and lip service to making inroads into championing the cause of disabled employees, by providing leadership opportunities, mentorship and making interventions to help chalk out their career progression.
About 92,700 BSNL, MTNL employees opt for VRS; firms to save Rs 8,800 crore annually
MTNL Chairman and Managing Director Sunil Kumar said that the PSU too has exceeded the target set for VRS.
‘Non-employees’ to power companies, says survey
The non-employee workforce in India that is seen growing in the next three years includes free-agent workers (15%), parttime reduced hour (32%), a worker on loan from other organisation (3%) and free agents on talent platforms (230%), the survey said.
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