Another association, Indian Pilots Guild, also wrote a similar letter to the minister."There is no additional insurance policy for our pilots or cabin crew to cover any COVID 19 related risk, which leaves crew members’ families extremely anxious and vulnerable given the distinct possibility of Force Majeure clauses being invoked by Life and Non-Life Insurance Companies in the event of a mass COVID 19 outbreak," the association said. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus pandemic: Air India pilots complain of flimsy PPE, lack of insurance cover against COVID-19
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Candoo, a New York company that helps older people navigate technology, has recently taught its customers how to use Zoom and other video calling apps with downloadable guides and phone calls and, in some cases, by taking over their screens and showing them where to click. Candoo charges $30 for a one-hour lesson and $40 for support. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus pandemic | As life moves online, an older generation faces a digital divide
The number of coronavirus cases climbed to 1,397 on Tuesday after 146 new infections were reported in the past 24 hours across the country, while the death toll rose to 35, according to the Union Health Ministry. … [Read more...] about India coronavirus death toll rises to 35, cases climb to 1,397
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In 2019, a Supreme Court ruling required employers to include certain allowances that have been paid regularly and uniformly for that employee category in the ambit of basic salary. “Our understanding is that 'basic wages' definition may tend to vary as per the employer. Also, the verdict is relevant largely for relatively low-earners whose basic salary is less than Rs 15,000,” says Archit Gupta, CEO and Founder, ClearTax. For those in the middle and higher-income groups, the basic salary as specified by their organisation will be taken into account. … [Read more...] about COVID-19: How much can you withdraw from your EPF?