The South Korean tech giant has opened six co-working spaces to provide a hybrid work environment for employees.
The paid parental leave scheme (PPL) will increase by two weeks every year from 1 July 2024 until it hits the full 26 weeks in July 2026.
Recent research has shown that employees would choose a hybrid work arrangement over any pay increase offered by their employer.
The majority of the Indian workforce expects their employers to be leaders who inspire them to perform to the best of their ability.
Recommendations to improve the working conditions, as well as physical and financial health of gig workers, are expected to be finalised soon.
Employees born after 2000 are more willing to work from home and to become “digital workers” with flexible working locations and schedules.
A hybrid work pattern with some days in the office and others at home is becoming the norm, but with big discrepancies depending on occupation.
80% of workers who are earning more than the average salary think they are paid less than or the same as market rates.
A “motherhood penalty” sees earnings fall by an average of 55% in the first five years of parenthood, according to new analysis by Australia’s Treasury.
Provisions to upskill talents in tech in the 2023 budget will help the country’s workforce be ready for jobs of the future.
To extract the maximum benefit out of virtual meetings, organisations need to prioritise what happens after them for better productivity.
As part of efforts to help child-rearing parents, the prefecture of Miyagi plans to grant government workers leave to take care of their grandchildren.
About 75% of employers in four Asia-Pacific countries reported a rise in demand for new hires with digital skills over the last five years.
There is concern that a law that protects senior employees from dismissal due to age may lead to unconscious bias.
After working from home for two years, 35% of employees are still citing poor connectivity and network issues as ongoing hindrances.
Due to economic and social activities, the average salaries and wages received by employees increased by 3.5% last year.
Providing more flexibility and time off are some of the ways Google is using to lure staff back to the office.
The telecommuting law in the Philippines has been revised to ensure flexible work arrangements without compromising employees’ productivity.
Businesses in Malaysia have been urged to do more to support employees who continue to suffer from the disease.
31% of Generation X workers in Singapore between ages 42 and 57 are worried about losing their jobs if they fail to keep up with digital transformation.
New legislation is redefining what constitutes a workplace and how work is conducted away from the traditional office.
A study found that employees who switch to a four-day workweek sleep an hour more than they did when working five days a week.
Despite this, the gender wage gap between men and women remains significant, with last year’s average wage for women being about 45% lower than men’s.
Asia Pacific is expected to see wages rise next year due to a tight labour market and rising inflation concerns.
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.