Women employees

President gives green light to Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act 2017; women to get 26 weeks maternity leave

President gives green light to Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act 2017; women to get 26 weeks maternity leave

The entitlement of 26 weeks paid leave under the law is only for first two children.

Mar 29, 2017, 19:49 PM IST
HR manager guilty of sexual harassment, directed to pay Rs 50,000 for 5 years to ex-employee

HR manager guilty of sexual harassment, directed to pay Rs 50,000 for 5 years to ex-employee

The labour department of Karnataka, on the complaint of a former employee of I P Infusion Software India Private Limited in Mahadevapura, has taken action against the HR Manager of the company for sexually harassing the complainant and imposed a monthly penalty of Rs 50,000 for five years on sexual harassment.

Jan 08, 2017, 16:11 PM IST
Maternity Benefit Amendment Bill 2016: All you should know

Maternity Benefit Amendment Bill 2016: All you should know

All you should know about the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill 2016.

 

Aug 11, 2016, 20:55 PM IST
Extended benefits on Maternity leave: India Inc keen to go extra mile

Extended benefits on Maternity leave: India Inc keen to go extra mile

The Labour Ministry is in the final stages of preparing a draft amendment bill to and will soon send it for inter-ministerial consultations.

Dec 31, 2015, 13:27 PM IST

3.37 lakh women employees in central government

Over three lakh women employees are working in various central government departments across the country, Lok Sabha was informed today.

Aug 12, 2015, 16:20 PM IST

Two years Child Care Leave for Assam govt women employees

The Assam government will grant a maximum period of two years or 730 days as Child Care Leave (CCL) to its women employees during their entire service period for taking care of up to two minor children for nurturing and other purposes.

Aug 04, 2015, 17:15 PM IST

Want effective creche in Supreme Court: Indira Jaising

As a childcare centre on the Supreme Court premises failed to get going, senior advocate Indira Jaising said women employees desirous of availing the facility were looking for an "effective" rather than a "showpiece" creche.

Jul 02, 2015, 14:51 PM IST

US judge recommends against Goldman gender-bias class action

A federal judge on Tuesday recommended against certifying a class-action lawsuit in which current and former women employees at Goldman Sachs Group Inc accused the Wall Street bank of gender-based bias in pay and promotions.

Mar 11, 2015, 05:22 AM IST

Women face wage gap, questions on their capabilities: Experts

Women face domestic commitments that make them leave when they are at mid-managerial levels.

Mar 20, 2014, 13:31 PM IST

Par panel recommends flexible work timings for women

Terming household responsibilities as one of the major reasons for attrition among women employees, a Parliamentary committee on Friday recommended introducing "flexible timings"

Aug 30, 2013, 15:48 PM IST

Indian women prefer more flexibility at workplace, says survey

Professional networking site LinkedIn's survey released on Monday said that 94 percent of Indian women felt that they have led a successful career.

Mar 04, 2013, 12:29 PM IST

Police for compliance of night drop instructions

Delhi Police again asked BPOs, corporates and media houses to strictly follow its order on safe dropping of women employees who work beyond 8 pm.

Feb 21, 2011, 21:42 PM IST

Safety of women employees responsibility of employer: Deswal

Deswal said that every cab deployed to carry women employees should be
fitted with GPS system so that their movement can be tracked.

Dec 16, 2010, 00:25 AM IST