Chinese workers are in demand in online gaming hubs in the Philippines but may be working illegally
Proactive employers are increasing retirement and re-employment ages for their senior staff beyond the legal requirements
Employers worry that Southeast Asia’s largest economy has been losing ground due to its strict labour laws.
A rise in ‘’dishonest acts’’ by Malaysian bosses has prompted a trade union group to wade in to help protect workers
In an unrelated civil court case, a former HR leader at IBM has said that massive layoffs were part of an effort to appeal to millennial talent.
The Hong Kong-based airline has issued a warning to staff as local protests escalate throughout the city and shut down the airport.
New tools allow companies to put their workers under the microscope like never before - but are the insights worth the implications for trust and privacy?
The issue of contractors' rights continues to stir in the Philippines, with the President blocking a bill that he once supported.
A foreign worker has won a landmark court case over almost five years of unpaid wages, as the government pledges to get tough on forced labour.
Matthew Durham, with Simmons & Simmons, says the law on sexual harassment in Mainland China is rapidly catching up to societal change.
Singapore's Central Provident Fund payment rules can be confusing. TMF Group's Aileen Ng shares some of the places where HR can go wrong.
South Korea has moved to hold business owners more accountable for bullying within their workplaces.
A new report has found India now has 3.3 million people employed in flexible, or contract, roles, with the population set to grow even more.
One of Australia's most famous celebrity chefs will pay back millions to staff of his MADE Establishment restaurant group.
A new paternity leave scheme offers new fathers three days leave, but employers are urging the government not to leave them with the bill.
The Living Wage Foundation in the UK says employers should offer their part-time and casual staff a minimum of 16 hours' work per week.
Deutsche Bank has announced an unprecedented restructure that will see its global workforce reduced by almost 20%.
Many say the minimum wage in Vietnam should rise this year, but there is dispute about how much of a jump can be afforded.
With a celebrity spokesperson leading the charge, the #kutoo movement is polarising Japan's workplace conversation.
The programme, centred in the US city of Detroit, has already improved the company's early-development and diversity pipelines.
The World Health Organisation has formally labelled burnout as a medical condition, and Filipino labour advocates want change.
Hundreds of thousands of women have downed tools in Switzerland to join an organised strike for greater equality in work.
Critical thinkers will look to challenge processes, but systems get in the way. How do we free the potential of different ideas from this reality?
Minister of State for Manpower Zaqy Mohamad will deliver a keynote address on the first morning of HR Festival Asia
The labour department of the Philippines is looking to slap heftier penalties on companies found hiring illegal foreign workers.
A British employee is suing United Overseas Bank's London, saying that he was overlooked for a new role due not being Asian.
Ethiopia has passed a law giving almost one million refugees the right to work outside of camp, as part of a programme creating 100,000 jobs.
The law allows employers to compel up to 400 hours per year of overtime from employees; effectively an extra day a week.
Singapore has charged two Chinese migrant workers with soliciting one dollar bribes from lorry drivers, and could face prison time if convicted.
The Korea Employers Federation has asked lawmakers to ease up labour-related bills that place extra burdens on firms.