But one of the things that the work from home has done is that it has shown that working from home doesn’t mean that you’re less committed to the work part and more so to the home part, which is what was always assumed about women. I hope employers can see that women are just women who want to do both, just as men should be doing both. And that they are not less committed to the work. And third, iIf men realise they need to chip in and help domestically because now they’ve been at home and seen just how much work there is to be done on an everyday basis at home. I think if we have these three outcomes, it will be a big, positive impact of the pandemic, having forced us all into work from home and finally, if the work itself moves to where the migrants are. I think that’s a good thing. … [Read more...] about Is work from home feasible in the long run?
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MUMBAI: Diageo India has rolled-out a revised wellness policy for all employees in an effort to promote an inclusive and diverse working environment.The country's biggest spirits firm have expanded the definition of ‘family’ to include ‘same sex’ and ‘live in’ partners and said the new policy will apply to all employees regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity or expression including lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender or LGBT."Our strength lies in our diversity, with each person bringing their distinct experience, talent and culture, that is integral to our business success. Through the enhanced policy we are committed to providing a workplace that is equal and provides dignity and respect to all, and is reflective of our values and who we are,” Anand Kripalu, managing director, Diageo India said.Read also Diageo to launch Johnnie Walker whisky in paper bottles in 2021 … [Read more...] about Diageo India launches new wellness plan for employees to promote an inclusive working environment
Running up to 2025, a large IT services firm in India has said it would have about 75% of its 4.5 lakh employees globally to work from home, up from the industry average of 20% today. It has gone out on a limb and said it did not believe it needed more than 25% of its workforce at its facilities in order to be 100% productive. … [Read more...] about Is work from home here to stay? | The Hindu Parley Podcast
In a protest outside the Collector's office on Tuesday, district secretary, K. Neethiraja, said the pandemic was a challenging time for all government employees who continued to serve the people. He added the staff travelled from different parts of the district to the offices. They must be provided transportation by the government. … [Read more...] about Govt. employees in Madurai protest seeking bus facility
BANGKOK, July 14 (Xinhua) -- Thailand's Ministry of Labour on Tuesday announced that it is offering work permit renewal applications to be submitted online, rather than having migrant workers queuing up in provincial immigration offices nationwide to avoid clustering in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. … [Read more...] about Thailand asks migrant workers to apply for work permit online