Retired Australian women typically have 23.1% less in their pension accounts than men, said the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia.
Human-centric leadership will be crucial to drive organisations forward as the world of work continues to evolve.
Employers will be given cash incentives to hire disabled people, women who are looking to enter the workforce and former convicts.
Companies in Indonesia have been urged to invest in female workers’ health to increase business productivity and employee loyalty.
The Health Promotion Foundation wants to add to the 2,000 workplaces around the country that are already non-smoking premises.
Employees who are recognised are likely to be more engaged, productive, inclusive, and loyal to their organisations.
While the unemployment rate has fallen below pre-pandemic levels, the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has cautioned against looming economic uncertainty.
A study revealed that when it comes to integrating mental health into formal management systems, most firms have much to improve on.
Organisations have been urged to implement and observe labour norms that address wages, social assistance, as well as work safety and health.
A senator has proposed that firms are penalised if they fail to pay employees their 13th month wages before December 24.
With virtual work expected to increase, companies believe productivity can be improved through flexible work arrangements.
Singapore President Halimah Yaakob has encouraged employers to institute family-care leave to allow workers to care for their families.
Enabling global growth and providing employment opportunities for the ‘everywhere workforce’ is at the core of the newly branded G-P.
PM Fumio Kishida is asking employers to increase pay to keep up with inflation during wage negotiations next spring.
Hybrid managers feel less connected to their company culture than their full-time remote or full-time on-site peers.
As of August, 67.51 million people were employed in Japan, of which almost a third are those not in formal employment.
While their technical literacy is deemed to be satisfactory, jobseekers need to improve their problem-solving skills to gain employment.
First piloted by the Health Promotion Board in 2019, the programme will now cover another 7,000 workers by 2024.
As sexual violence cases have a detrimental effect on productivity, it is critical that companies prevent such incidents, said the Manpower Ministry.
Increasing wages too rapidly will negatively impact Singapore’s global competitiveness, cautioned Singapore’s Finance Minister.
To ensure women in the workforce are paid fairly, the government has also been urged to make pay gap reporting mandatory.
Two new programmes offer SMEs the chance to push ahead with digitalisation to improve productivity, optimise operations and lower operation costs.
Recognising that women have the right to equality should be stemmed within society, and this can be achieved through conversations.
More must be done to inncrease female labour force participation, which is crucial to boost economic growth, says the IMF.
Female employees who choose flexible hours or work from home may risk missing out on opportunities through in-person interaction
More South Korean workers in their 20s are staying idle amid poorer employment conditions or are engaged in temporary employment.
Instead of mandating a return to office, Dell is letting employees choose where they want to work and giving fair opportunities to all.
The office space, opened on trial till the end of the year, has workstations for three employees and space for up to six dogs at any one time.
ServiceNow’s Now Platform Tokyo solution now comes with more features to help organisations navigate complex business challenges.
Citing the many challenges of managing informal workers, many companies in India are looking to formalise their workforce.