As of end-2020, the country registered a total of 6,013,000 businesses, an increase of 17.8% from five years earlier.
It was also proposed that platform companies should provide a baseline level of coverage for work injuries sustained by these workers.
The amended law also allows spouses of pregnant women to take up to seven days of paid leave to attend prenatal appointments with their wives.
The Indonesian Employers’ Association has said that it was considering a lawsuit to block the governor’s proposition of a larger increase.
This is to prevent larger firms from taking advantage of their size and setting unfairly low prices when engaging in business with subcontractors.
Altogether, the government has disbursed PHP26.1 billion worth of social protection assistance under various programmes.
The country has approved 195 new investment projects and 43 production expansion requests that would provide more jobs.
At least one in five young South Koreans, aged 15 to 29, were job searching as of October, according to data from Statistics Korea.
Workers who are partially vaccinated will be granted a grace period of up till January 31 to complete their full vaccination regime.
The number of fresh graduates who landed jobs fell to 432,790, with employment offers declining in some sectors due to the spread of COVID-19.
The government plans to consult with industry, as well as the education and training sectors on ways to meet the country’s digital needs.
The number of first-time jobseekers and workers who quit their jobs fell by 4,000 over the same period, as Taiwan’s economy continues to recover.
The cost savings of remote working are attractive as employers do not have to pay rent for office space, building utilities, and compensation for transport.
Applicants who did not receive support under the grant this year can receive up to three tranches in 2022 should they meet the requirements.
Across most sectors, the unemployment rates fell in the September-November quarter as compared with the preceding three month period.
Supporting the wages of over 380,000 local workers, this brings the total amount of JSS support to over S$28 billion since the scheme was introduced.
These workers were more likely to lose their jobs because they dominated sectors that were hard-hit, like hotels and restaurants, wholesale, and retail.
To cover most of the supplementary budget, the government will have to issue new bonds worth 22.1 trillion yen by March 2021.
It also aims to cultivate 10,000 “little giant” firms, or smaller businesses still in their early stage of development that focus on high-end technologies.
The ideal amount of telework is two to three days in a week, an allocation optimal to balance the benefits and costs of remote working.
As of December 3, some 15,097 employers and 116,316 employees have received PenjanaKerjaya 1.0 benefits worth RM639.3 million.
The easing of restrictions in New South Wales and Victoria impacted the national jobs figures significantly, with employment rising in both states.
However, jobs addition fell below 600,000 for the first time in three months, which was attributed to the resurgence of the COVID-19 outbreak.
The digital finance service is part of a smart payment infrastructure connecting government agencies, lenders and businesses with digital technology.
Workers who had graduated from college or high school less than a year ago were found to face more difficulty finding jobs.
One of the projects is an identification programme, aimed at helping SMEs access government e-services and promoted government projects.
However, the group will still encourage companies that have recovered their earnings to raise wages in line with government recommendations.
There are about 220,000 people working as gig workers for online platforms, which account for 8.5% of the country’s total workers.
Under the purview of the HR ministry, these initiatives aim to build sustainable human capital in Malaysia.
Workers who were most supportive of workplace vaccinations those who most likely to say that they would receive vaccinations to keep their jobs.