Tag: workplace environment

ICC and its Members

10 instances of biases which may impact ICCs while investigating ...

While legislation mandates that one external member must be a part of the Internal Complaints Committee, the rest of the Committee members are from the workplace in context. While there are advantages to this, there is a corresponding pitfall, as ...
Act's Compliance GuidelinesImportant Acts & GuidelinesMaternity Benefits

Laws every women should know about in relation to safety ...

As per Census 2011, the total number of female workers in India is 149.8 million and female workers in rural and urban areas are 121.8 and 28.0 million respectively. Many working women face sexual harassment at the workplace on a ...
Gender@Work

Economic cost of sexual harassment at workplace which employers bear

Sexual harassment is costly to workers and organizations, and more than 75 countries have legislation prohibiting sexual harassment in the workplace. But it remains pervasive and under reported. To date, laws and market incentives have been insufficient to eradicate workplace ...
Diversity and Inclusion

How is Diversity connected to Productivity

 Introduction  The demographics of our cities are changing. Advancements in technology and transportation have shrunk the world, resulting in an unprecedented rise in migration – especially people moving within the country in search of jobs. This has resulted not only ...
Gender@Work

Men and Women, what are you not supposed to bring ...

With men and women coming together in the workplace on a daily basis, maintaining a degree of professionalism becomes important to ensure positive professional engagements. However, more often than not, working together for prolonged duration becomes a reason for employees ...
Act's Compliance Guidelines

17 Essential Ingredients and Guidelines for drafting an Anti-Sexual Harassment ...

Only paying employees enough might not ensure productivity. According to a new research by economists at the University of Warwick, happier employees showed a spike in productivity.   Individuals need a sense of safety and well-being in order to be ...
Act's Compliance Guidelines

Displaying Notices at Offices under the Sexual Harassment at Workplace ...

Employers have a duty under the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act, 2013, to display notices at conspicuous places, which deal with the penal consequences of violating the law, as well as the order for the constitution of an ...
Act's Compliance Guidelines

Who conducts Employee Sensitization in a Company under Sexual Harassment ...

Employee sensitization is one of the legally mandated duties off an employer under the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act. While the law is not very strict with its requirements regarding the same, there are certain practices that are ...
Act's Compliance Guidelines

When is Employee Sensitization conducted in a Company under Sexual ...

The effective implementation of the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act, 2013 depends on the extent to which the people it seeks to protect, are aware of the same. It is in furtherance of this desired awareness, that sensitization ...
Act's Compliance Guidelines

How is Employee Sensitization conducted in a Company under Sexual ...

The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act, 2013 lays down the employer’s responsibility in carrying out workshops and awareness programs in order to ensure employee sensitization. While it is an essential task that employers are supposed to comply with, ...
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