Work can have a detrimental effect on mental health and organisations must address the risks to mental health, says the World Health Organisation (WHO).
Enterprises in Vietnam have been urged to equip young employees with the soft and digital skills needed to adapt to the requirements of Industry 4.0.
The Council of Trade Unions (CTU) is suggesting a comprehensive pilot of a four-day working week as part of a strategy to develop the economy.
Employers are mandated to prevent sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace under laws to be introduced into parliament.
Getting employees to attend unnecessary meetings can cost big companies up to US$101 million per year, and can negatively impact employee engagement.
After an annual rise of 10.6% in 2022, which is the highest in the world, salaries in India are expected to increase by 10.4% in 2023.
The government has been urged to develop a gig economy framework or high-value partnerships to ensure that gig workers receive appropriate guidance.
Instead of multi-employer bargaining, the Australian government has been urged to increase productivity to raise wages.
As organisations face challenges in retaining talent, the Good Work Framework by the World Economic Forum provides strategies to overcome these issues.
With hybrid and remote work continuing, managers are developing “productivity paranoia”, leading to efforts of spying on their staff.
A social safety net for private sector workers after 60 has been proposed by Malaysia’s Human Resources Minister Datuk Seri M Saravanan.
The prevalence of remote work is making companies in Japan revamp or revise their employee transfer systems.
By 2028, work-from-home (WFH) and hybrid work arrangements will create 1.1 million new jobs and generate billions more in revenue in the Philippines.
To support lifelong learning, employers, workers, institutions, and students in Singapore are encouraged to adopt new mindsets and roles.
House Bill 615, also known as the Freelance Workers Protection Act, was unanimously adopted by the House labour and employment committee.
Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has been urged to focus on paid parental leave and pension entitlements.
A labour union is calling on the government to axe the standard five-day workweek to boost productivity and employee wellbeing.
The Department of Labour and Employment has signed an order that more clearly defines WFH workplaces and the work performed by employees.
A bill that aims to provide more protection to freelance workers will be submitted to Japan’s parliament this autumn.
Ensuring workers’ rights is key to building inclusive and safe work environments in a recovering world of work, says Vice President Ma’ruf Amin.
By the next fiscal year, companies may be allowed to digitally pay their employees’ wages to their cashless accounts.
Employers should shoulder the responsibility of ensuring that their workers are given ample training to improve their skills, says trade union.
Employers and employees should adopt a “flexible mindset” on a four-day workweek, said Gan Siow Huang, Minister of State in the Manpower Ministry.
A 70:30 hybrid work ratio (70% onsite and 30% work-from-home) has been recommended to the government to sustain economic recovery.
The government has reduced the job advertising duration under the Fair Consideration Framework (FCF) from four to two weeks.
Employees of IT and business process management (IT-BPM) firms may resign if the government pushes for a return to 100% on-site work.
Although 80% of the workforce has reported mental health issues over the past year, only around 30% of the affected have taken steps to manage symptoms.
An amendment to the Labour Protection Act has been proposed to abolish temporary and daily employment and upgrading the status of workers.
At a time of talent shortage, several companies are giving off-cycle promotions to eligible employees as they attempt to hold on to experienced staff.
Taking effect from January 1 next year, the monthly minimum wage will be raised to NT$26,400 (US$855) and the basic hourly rate to NT$176 (US$5.7).