The maternity leave pay is to be calculated at four-fifths the daily average of the wages earned by the employee.
Amendments to various employment acts were made after the country’s delivery workers died due to overwork.
An increase in the retirement age instead, would affect new jobseekers, says MTUC.
Roles are set to change when companies’ adopt technologies that will transform tasks, jobs and skills, creating new employment opportunities.
A*Star researchers will provide technical expertise to companies and help mentor SIT interns.
More than 17,000 businesses in New Zealand have voluntarily repaid NZ$524 million in subsidies.
The tourism subsidy package will run until Jan 31 next year, while a separate co-payment scheme will end on Dec 31.
The country employs 2.6 million casual workers, with 1.35 million of them working regular shifts.
The test typically covers aptitudes such as language proficiency, document writing and policy analysis.
The proportion of SMEs that are vulnerable is about 30 percentage points higher than larger firms.
The labour participation rate of people aged 50 and above is found to be significantly lower than that of Japan, South Korea and the US.
However, Japan’s job availability ratio improved, with 104 job openings for every 100 jobseekers as the economy begins a gradual recovery.
Non-regular jobs include temporary jobs, contract jobs, and other roles with low job security.
The financing will have a tenure of up to 7 years, and a repayment moratorium of at least 6 months.
The subsidy scheme covers part of leave allowances firms pay to furloughed workers, subsidising up to ¥15,000 (US$144) per day.
A survey conducted by MAS polled over 30 firms on their projected hiring for the next 12 months.
From December 1, the HR Ministry will carry out targeted COVID-19 screening for foreign workers in zones with a high occurrence of cases.
A total of 5,634 applicants sat for the exams, competing for 157 positions.
Over 500,000 vacancies have been posted on the national jobs platform, with more than 400,000 job seekers visiting the site every day.
Select HR candidates can take an accelerated path, depending on which qualification track they are on.
Sales Workers; Labourers; and Community and Personal Service Workers saw the highest increase in job advertisements for the month.
Lifting minimum wages has an inequality reducing effect, although there may be adverse company-level impacts in the short-term.
Malaysia has transitioned into an ageing society, where 7% or more of the population are aged 65 and above.
The government has also launched a dedicated campaign to highlight the country’s potential as an ideal business destination in Asia.
The HK$5,000 (US$645) handout will only cover residents such as freelancers, taxi drivers, and the self-employed.
Between April to early November, over 7,000 jobseekers have been placed into jobs, traineeships and attachments in the ICT sector.
The domestic campaign was set up to help boost local businesses, providing local travellers with subsidies of up to 50% on entertainment-related deals.
University grads working in big firms take home an average of US$29,744 annually.
Sales exports totalled US$16.4 billion in the month, registering a 6% year-on-year rise, as South Korea continues to be a leader in the ICT sector.
Official figures released showed jobs rising by 178,800 for the month, an improvement from September’s numbers.