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We spoke exclusively to companies in the region to find out how they are ensuring a safe return to the workplace for their employees.
Businesses that are considered high risk such as live music venues and theme parks will also be allowed to reopen.
Even as businesses and workplaces reopen, 59% of employees in Singapore said they are not comfortable with returning to their offices.
Zoom CEO Eric Yuan said he will not have a single office if he starts his company today as he can hire talent from all over the world.
Workplaces, places of worship and grocery stores are allowed to open with strict health guidelines such as having to operate at 50% capacity.
Companies in Singapore face getting their work pass privileges and Jobs Support Scheme wage subsidies revoked for not paying retrenchment benefits.
Japan reported an unemployment rate of 2.6% in April, which is a figure of envy given the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Even as many employees in Singapore continue to work from home, they should be compensated for any work injuries at home.
The shutdown of businesses to help curb the outbreak of the pandemic has led to the country’s highest-ever unemployment rate.
14 employers in Singapore were also handed composition fines for not implementing adequate safe management measures.
A JobStreet survey also revealed that 35% have suffered a pay cut of more than 30% during the ‘Movement Control Order’ period.
The latest survey also showed that employees are pleased with the way their leaders have stepped up to support them during the pandemic.
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47% of Singaporeans and PRs have experienced a dip in income such as wage cuts, forced to take no-pay leave or a reduction in commission earnings.
Among those who have remained in employment, working hours have fallen by nearly a quarter, according to the latest ILO report.
Employees in Singapore should go to the office only when there is no alternative and checks will be conducted to make sure companies comply.
The country’s unemployment rate is also set to increase to 3-4%, a level not seen since the 1997/98 Asian financial crisis.
More employees in Singapore also find themselves working more after work hours and on weekends, according to the latest survey.
Besides being told his chin was out of frame and his knee was seen on screen, he was also wearing a cardigan during one of the video calls.
Employers in Malaysia will be given a three-month grace period to make arrangements before enforcement starts on September 1.
The latest survey also shows that more than eight in 10 Hong Kong employees are concerned about job security this year.
Speaking at the HR Tech Fest Connect 2020, Lorna Borenstein, CEO and Founder of Grokker, says employers must rethink how they engage their people.
The AI-driven software enables organisations to deconstruct jobs, evaluate work alternatives and reconfigure tasks into new, more optimal jobs.
Despite majority of people working remotely due to the pandemic, companies in Singapore are insufficiently prepared for cyber-attacks.
As Singapore exits the circuit breaker on June 1, employers are urged to continue allowing telecommuting “to the maximum extent”.
Speaking at the HR Tech Fest Connect 2020, Gaurava Sahi, Expert Associate Partner, McKinsey & Company, urged the HR industry to start thinking differently.
The new jobs will be a mix of openings for fresh graduates to apply as trainees, as well as more specialised roles for seasoned professionals.
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