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.
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Why nap rooms are popular at millennial workplaces
Taking a cat nap, or power nap is increasingly being encouraged after studies have shown that an energy nap boosts brainpower and productivity at work.
Tired of working long hours? High workplace stress may cause stroke, heart failure & other problems
Burnout differs from depression, which is generally characterised by low mood, guilt, and poor self-esteem.
Making workplace millennial-ready: Sanjiv Mehta says companies must set flexible goals, be open to feedback
Mehta, dressed in blue jacket and speaking in measured tones, shared a few insights.
Work-life balance key to employee work performance in India, shows survey
The India@Work report, which surveyed 585 Gen-Y professionals from varied sectors and senior levels across India, showed that 90% employees feel a flexible work environment is important.
Aiming to avoid workplace stress in the new year? Keeping small plants at your office desk can help
Plants have a calming effect that can help reduce anxiety.
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.
Novartis announces gender-neutral insurance benefit plan for its employees
The coverage is also extended to children adopted through a legal process by employees, including single and same-sex LGBTI employees, the company said in a statement. The plan will be applicable with effect from January 1, 2020. The move, according to the company, "reaffirms its commitment towards Diversity and Inclusion"
4 books that will help calm your nerves at the workplace and increase productivity
Feeling bogged down by the pressure of work? These books can alter your attitude towards workplace stress.
Facebook apologises after employee's anonymous post talks of workplace bias and hostile culture
The social media platform's statement read, 'we're listening and working hard to do better'.
Employees accuse Google of surveillance at workplace
Some Google employees have charged the tech giant of workplace surveillance, saying they are allegedly being watched via a browser extension in Calendar app. The company was yet to issue a statement on this.
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