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Maid rate fixing!

Many websites have been talking about the maid rate fixing and the fairness of the rate card implemented by Raheja society, Chandivali, the protest that followed and the subsequent sacking of the maids by many residents. Here’s my take on the story based on multiple conversations with the protesting maids…

Maid Rate fixing?

Maid Rate Fixing by Raheja Society, Powai has been in the news recently, we spoke to a few maids and below is what they had to say: Maid 1: I feel we should have gone and met the representatives of the “Madams” before going on strike. Things can always be…

Creating Me-Time

How to make time for yourself and get some “Me Time”? Million-dollar question you may say.Today life is so hectic that if we think of taking out some “Me Time” we end up feeling guilty about not giving enough time to our duties. One thing which you should look to…

Enable Migration by Choice and Not Force

On May 5, 2017, Posted by , In Lessons4Me&U,Miscellaneous, With 1 Comment

Migration for work at the bottom of the economic pyramid is a pervasive reality in India. It happens largely for work in unorganised sector, including in domestic sector. Very often we can go out and earn our pay checks, and enjoy life because we have someone taking care of a…

Casting Couch & Bollywood

On April 27, 2017, Posted by , In Lessons4Me&U,Miscellaneous, With No Comments

Read an interview of Raveena Tandon about casting couch today. An excerpt from the same goes thus: Interviewer: Does the casting couch exist in Bollywood? Raveena: The so-called casting couch exists everywhere. I have been hearing about it in the airlines and in corporate offices too. Let us not blame…