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upGrad tops the LinkedIn Top Startups 2020 India List.(upGrad)

upGrad redesigns people policies, as headcount grows from 500 to 2000 during the pandemic

UPDATED ON NOV 09, 2020 04:45 PM IST
With work from home extending till June 2021, the edtech major is focusing on a healthier work-life balance and holistic well-being for maintaining employee morale in its blitzscale phase.
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Even with the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on June 15, workplaces will be far from equal for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans.(Unsplash)
Even with the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on June 15, workplaces will be far from equal for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans.(Unsplash)

Even with US Supreme Court ruling, the workplace might still be unequal for LGBTQ workers

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Saumya Sharma | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 18, 2020 10:15 AM IST
In a 6-3 decision, the court had ruled Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, saying that federal law prohibited discrimination based on sex as well as race, colour, national origin and religion, also applies to gay and trans people.
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Migrants workers and homeless at a facility in Andheri, Mumbai, April 17, 2020(Hindustan Times)
Migrants workers and homeless at a facility in Andheri, Mumbai, April 17, 2020(Hindustan Times)

Overcoming structural constraints

By Sachin Pilot
PUBLISHED ON APR 19, 2020 06:25 PM IST
India must invest in health and economy, marshal medical resources, remedy institutional defects
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Amazon’s wage hike came at a time when US unemployment was at a near two-decade low as retailers and shippers were competing for hundreds of thousands of workers for the all-important holiday shopping season.(Bloomberg)
Amazon’s wage hike came at a time when US unemployment was at a near two-decade low as retailers and shippers were competing for hundreds of thousands of workers for the all-important holiday shopping season.(Bloomberg)

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos challenges retail rivals to raise minimum wages

By Reuters | Reuters
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2019 12:44 PM IST
The online retailer raised its minimum wage to $15 per hour for US employees from November, giving in to critics of poor pay and working conditions at the company.
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