The economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the jobs of many Malaysians working in Singapore.
The Hong Kong carrier announced it will be changing the contracts of its pilots and cabin crew as part of its restructuring exercise.
Despite the lowest increment in a decade, Hong Hong employees can look forward to a slight pay rise next year.
According to a survey, approximately half want to quit within 10 years and less than 20% plan to stay with their employer until they retire.
Plunging demand for its aircrafts due to the COVID-19 pandemic has forced the company to cut its workforce from 160,000 to 130,000.
Residents in Singapore are also the least optimistic when it comes to economic recovery in the next six months.
A survey by UOB also showed that older workers in Singapore are more worried about losing their jobs and becoming redundant in the job market.
Employees who are required to work from home during the conditional movement control order (CMCO) must be paid their full salaries.
The survey, which involved more than 12,000 working adults in 27 countries, showed wide variations of job-loss concern between countries.
The Hong Kong carrier is also planning to make changes to the contracts of its pilots and cabin crew as part of its restructuring.
Companies in Singapore have been given the green light to temporarily cut wages to avoid and minimize retrenchments.
Employees in the Philippines must be given their 13th month pay even if their companies are financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
In a bid to curb a further outbreak of COVID-19, companies in the “red zones” are urged to allow employees to work from home.
Besides reducing the risk of burnout, a “Right to Disconnect” law can also help to improve productivity, argued a Labour Minister in Singapore
The company will also be allowing its staff to relocate and take on part-time working hours if approved by their managers.
Singapore Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat believes the system needs to be improved to better match job candidates to job vacancies.
The Law was passed amidst fierce opposition over its feared impact on the environment and labor rights in Indonesia.
Japan’s unemployment rate also went up to 3% for the first time in over three years, with the government urging firms to keep their workers.
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The Southeast Asia nation’s all-time highest unemployment rate remains at 4.8% during the SARS outbreak in September 2003.
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The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a heavier toll on the global workforce than it previously forecasted, ILO said.