Wurth Lanka makes strategic appointments in pursuit of Vision 2025 | Daily FT
Tharindu Rajapaksha (left) and Suranga Kekulawalage Wurth Lanka Ltd., the leading German-based automotive car care partner, recently promoted two of its longstanding employees Suranga Kekulawalage and Tharindu Rajapaksha to lead its Automotive Division and Automotive New Business Unit respectively as it focuses on achieving the Wurth Vision 2025.Established in the year 2000, the Automotive Division is Wurth Lanka’s first, largest and most profitable business unit recording the highest YoY growth.“As we celebrate our 20th anniversary of being the No. 1 trusted partner for the automotive afterma...
Daily Financial Times
Maradona Funeral Workers Fired… For Open Coffin Photos
Three funeral employees were fired after photos of them went viral on social mediaThree funeral workers have been fired for posing for photos alongside the body of footballer Diego Maradona shortly before his funeral.The images distributed across social media created outrage, even death threats, across a nation that venerated Maradona, who died on Wednesday of a heart attack at age 60.Tens of thousands lined up for a chance to file past his body at the nation’s presidential palace on Thursday.Claudio Fernandez confirmed to Radio 10 on Friday that he lost his job at the Pinier funeral home, alo...
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Evolving toward success with FITC
Industry leaders have a thing in common, they continuously evolve. According to Jeff Bezos, “In business, what’s dangerous is not to evolve”. Evolution is not the sole purview of science; it is vital in distinguishing your organization from others in a positive way. An organization evolves at the same rate as its employees. The best employees are those who quickly adapt to the challenges their roles throw at them and surmount it with the least possible expense of resources. Such employees are either recruited or developed.Consequently, an organization’s worth is often said to be comparable to ...
A third COVID-19 lockdown for Israel is unavoidable now
The writing is on the wall, and everywhere you care to look, Israel appears to be headed for a third lockdown.Through a combination of inconsistent government policy, flagrant disregard of regulations among certain segments of the population and the inevitable outcome of opening more of the country, the numbers of infected are steadily rising.Let’s take a look at the results of that reopening and of some of those flagrant violations.• A week after the “green island” program was invoked, enabling hotels in Eilat and at the Dead Sea to open, 10 employees of the Isrotel Dead Sea were found to be ...
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Life-saving devices come to the rescue
By LIU XUAN | China Daily | Updated: 2020-11-30 07:47Subway deploymentOn Oct 27, work started on installing AEDs at subway stations in Beijing.According to local authorities, the devices are now available at 22 stations on Line 1 and five on Line 4. Each station is equipped with one AED.The machines are placed in prominent locations in stations, with clear signage and detailed instructions on how to use them.By the end of 2022, the devices will be available at all subway stations in the capital, and more than 80 percent of the network's employees will be trained to use them.They will also be p...
Working from home: Weird or wired? | Daily FT
Many employees around the world have replaced their commute to work with electronic links to their workplace. Telecommuting to work is trending upwardThe second wave of COVID-19 is hitting us much harder than we anticipated. With a high alert level, working from home has again become the dire reality. Some around the globe have been doing it now for so many months. Technically speaking, it is the trend known as telecommuting. The time has come to revisit it and to reflect on it, with effectiveness in mind.From commuting to telecommutingIt was Sir Arthur C. Clarke who wisely said, “Do not commu...
Daily Financial Times
Marcus Hayes: Phillies ax 80 employees in the holiday spirit, their latest public fiasco
PHILADELPHIA — Black Friday took on a whole new meaning for 80 Phillies employees this year.That was the day the world discovered that the $2 billion franchise and its billionaire ownership group eliminated 80 of its front-office positions — almost 20% of the workforce — to save about $8 million. With excruciatingly insensitive timing, and with the blessing of billionaire owner John Middleton, team president Andy MacPhail and executive vice president Dave Buck reportedly issued email announcements on Wednesday to all franchise employees.Wednesday was, of course, Thanksgiving eve.Happy Thanksgi...
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DepEd caps monthly communication expense reimbursement at P300
DepEd caps monthly communication expense reimbursement at P300Janvic Mateo(The Philippine Star) – November 29, 2020 – 12:00amMANILA, Philippines — With the implementation of work-from-home arrangements amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Education (DepEd) said its employees may reimburse communication expenses of up to P300 per month this year.Education Secretary Leonor Briones recently approved the guidelines for reimbursing communication expenses, which will retroactively take effect and cover the period from March 16 until the end of the year.The reimbursement will cover those who...
Should You Be Concerned About Data Privacy While Working from Home?
Many people have found themselves suddenly working from home. And that can also mean that you’re ill-equipped to handle some elements. Most employees today are concerned about security, both for themselves and their employers. Working from home can open up some significant new challenges, which can also lead to privacy concerns.Tools such as VPNs (what is a VPN?) can help, but first, you need to understand the threats. Here’s everything you need to know about data privacy.First: Yes, You Should Be Concerned About Data PrivacyBusinesses are the foremost target for malicious attackers. Once you ...
Labour court halts Finlay Flowers from laying off 700 workers
The Employment and Labour Relations Court in Nakuru has suspended plans by James Finlay Kenya Limited (Finlay Flowers) of laying more than 700 off its employees.Justice Hellen Wasilwa on Tuesday issued an injunction against James Finlay, restraining it from declaring its 702 employees redundant, pending the hearing and determination of a case they have filed in court.The company had on November 19 sent a letter to the Kenya Plantation and Allied Workers Union (KPAWU) notifying them of their intention to declare its members redundant effective December 31.The affected employees are said to be d...