Teleworkers more satisfied than office-based employees

A new study says that employees who telecommute are more satisfied with their jobs.

UP govt employees get bonus

In a pre-Diwali bonanza, Uttar
Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati today announced a bonus of 30
days` pay for state employees for the financial year 09-10,
official sources said.

Authorities can act against `delinquent` employees

Central Administrative Tribunal has held that authorities are free to determine the quantum of penalty to be imposed on delinquent employees and the courts should not ordinarily interfere unless it shocks the judicial conscience.

Regular employees `can`t be asked to work on contractual

The Central Administrative
Tribunal has held that regular employees cannot be asked to
serve on contractual terms unless the policy otherwise provides.

Haryana announces 10% DA for employees

Haryana government today enhanced
the rate of Dearness Allowance (DA) payable to its employees
from existing 35 per cent to 45 per cent, a decision that
would cost the exchequer Rs 576 crore per year.

Two tea garden employees killed by militants

Two employees of a tea estate
were shot dead by suspected militants on the Indo-Bangla
border in south Assam`s Karimganj district on Sunday.

Bonanza for Central govt staff; DA hiked to 45%

About 88 lakh Central government employees and pensioners o Thursday received a bonanza with 10 percentage point increase in their Dearness Allowance, ahead of the festive season.

Only two categories of casual/contingency employees: CM

Arunachal Pradesh CM Dorjee Khandu informs the state assembly from now only two categories of casual/contingency
employees will exist-skilled and unskilled.

Salaries of Waqf board employees to be increased

Salaries of employees of Waqf
board are expected to be increased before the festival of Eid
in Jammu and Kashmir.

TN govt employees to get hike in salaries

Over two lakh employees in Tamil
Nadu will get a hike in their salaries with the state
government accepting the recommendations of the one-man
Commission arising out of the
sixth pay commission recommendations.

Non-gazetted employees` strike in Bihar enters 4th day

Work at government offices across Bihar was severely affected as the indefinite strike by over three lakh non-gazetted employees entered its fourth day Thursday showing no signs of settlement.

Bosses now prefer to hire people older than 55

The belief that employers like to hire young people is nowhere true.

Petrol pump employees foil loot attempt

An attempt of loot at a petrol pump
was foiled by its employees, following whom one youth was arrested, police said on Wednesday.

800 striking universities, colleges employees suspended

More than 800 striking non-teaching
employees under Patna University and Lalit Narayan Mithila
University of Darbhanga, for allegedly violating the ultimatum
by the state Human Resources Department to resume their
duties.

Web porn during office hours popular

Watching porn sites on during working hours is still a popular practice.

SC directs 283 Super Bazar staffers to join work

The Supreme Court today directed
283 employees of ailing shopping co-operative Super Bazar, who
are opposing its takeover by Bhaskar Group-promoted Writers
and Publishers Ltd, to resume work from tomorrow.

Over 6,800 Rail staff under vigilance scanner

Railways have initiated
departmental action against 6,865 employees, including over
200 gazetted officers, for their alleged involvement in
illegal practices.

AMU cracks whip on employees who submitted forged documents

The AMU has terminated temporary services of 27 non-teaching employees and
suspended 39 permanent staff members including two teachers on
charges of submitting forged documents about their educational
qualifications.

‘Drinking, smoking by workers cost Cos Rs 800 cr’

Smoking and excessive drinking by employees was resulting in an annual loss of about Rs 700 to Rs 800 crore for companies.

59% British employees looking for new jobs

Employee engagement will be critical in the coming days to retain talent, as close to two-thirds of employees in Britain are hunting for new jobs this year, says a study.