Mumbai. Rains in Mumbai have been playing hide and seek for last few days and the normalcy in the life city has been facing disruptions. To cope-up with this situation so that it doesn’t result in any business losses or delay in project completions and assignment submissions, a banking company in the Bandra Kurla Complex has come up with an idea of letting its employees to stay 24 X 7 in the office premises itself and asking them to work day and night in return for this favour.
BCBCB Bank, famous for its unfair HR practices, has screwed its employees for another time when it asked them to work in double shifts when the helpless creatures weren’t able to move out of the office premises towards their home due to water logging in the city, in case it happens.
Informing us about the HR’s decision Mr. Rachit Pandey, a dead soul working in the Finance Department, spoke to us and said, “We received an advisory e-mail from the HR department that we shouldn’t move out of the building and remain in the office itself to avoid any mishapenning due to rain. It also stated that arrangements have been made to take proper care of us. Initially we had a sigh of relief and thought the company isn’t that bad and cares for us. But when we read it further, we came to know that as a consideration for staying in the building and using its infrastructure for more than normal hours, we have to pay them back by working overtime. The arrangements that were described stated that the generator would be kept on to avoid any power failure leading to disruption in work.”
Another employee of the company informed us, “We were expecting that they would allow us to leave early and also would call the next day off as per the weather conditions. But despite this, we were told to stay all night long and do work. Yeh HR waale khud to decoration ke siwa kuch nahi karte, aur umari rail lagate rehte hain.“