Diwali Gift: Dearness Allowance Hiked By 3%, 47 Lakh Employees To Benefit

The decision will be effective from July 1, 2021. New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved an additional release of Dearness Allowance (DA) instalment to the Central government employees and Dearness Relief (DR) to the pensioners. The decision will be effective from July 1, 2021. The DA and DR hike announcement will benefit around […]

Miami Mayor Wants to Start Paying City Employees Using Bitcoin

Miami Mayor Francis Suarez has been trying to formulate ways in which the city could be turned into a crypto-hub for the US. Earlier this year, Suarez said that the city was planning to pay government employees their salaries in Bitcoin and also allow citizens to pay city taxes using the cryptocurrency. Suarez has now […]

Amazon to Allow Employees to Work Remotely Indefinitely

Amazon said Monday it will allow many tech and corporate workers to continue working remotely indefinitely, as long as they can commute to the office when necessary. The new policy was announced in a blog post and is a change from Amazon’s previous expectation that most employees would need to be in the office at […]

Centre Approves Productivity Linked Bonus For Railway Employees Ahead Of Diwali

Financial implication of PLB payment has been estimated at Rs 1,984 crore, the Ministry of Railways said. New Delhi: The government on Wednesday approved the Productivity Linked Bonus (PLB) — 78 days’ wages — to eligible non-gazetted railway employees for the financial year 2020-21 (FY21). The decision doesn’t include Railway Protection Force (RPF) or Railway Protection […]

Amazon Settles With 2 Employees It Fired Last Year

Amazon is settling with two former tech workers who accused the retail giant of illegally firing them last year for speaking out against the company. The former employees, Emily Cunningham and Maren Costa, publicly criticized the company and pushed Amazon to better protect warehouse workers from COVID-19. They also wanted Amazon to do more to […]

Elon Musk Prepares Tesla Employees for ‘Most Intense Delivery Week Ever’

This week is going to be the “most intense delivery week ever” for Tesla, Elon Musk, the CEO of the electric car manufacturer, wrote to his employees in an email and thanked them for their “hardcore delivery push”. The reason Musk says is that Tesla is known to have intense end-of-quarter delivery pushes. Tesla’s distribution system […]

ExpressVPN Employees Complain About Ex-Spy’s Top Role at Company

When a senior executive at virtual private network company ExpressVPN admitted to working on behalf of a foreign intelligence service to hack American machines last week, it stunned employees at his new company, according to interviews and electronic records. What ExpressVPN said after the US Justice Department’s deferred prosecution agreement disturbed some employees further. The company had […]

Apple to Pay Bonuses of Up to $1,000 to Store Employees: Report

Apple will pay one-time bonuses of as much as $1,000 (roughly Rs. 73,710 crores) to store employees next month, Bloomberg News reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter. The company will give out $1,000 (roughly Rs. 73,710 crores) to retail staff hired before March 31, while those who joined later will get $500 (roughly […]

Wipro Issues More than 74,500 Restricted Stock Units To Employees

Wipro mentioned that the grant is effective from September 10, 2021. India’s software services firm Wipro on Monday issued 74,689 shares to employees eligible under the Restricted Stock Unit Plan (RSUP) 2004. The IT major in a notification to exchanges said, “This is to inform you that the Company has granted 74,689 (Seventy Four Thousand […]

Apple employees demand change in internal company practices in open letter

Apple, as an employer and contractor is sadly no stranger to various labor, legal and ethical issues. This has generally been the case over the years, with various issues hitting the spotlight more or less in waves. Granted, when you operate on the scale of the Cupertino giant, some trouble, somewhere in the massive corporate […]

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