Measures being considered to support the budget include companies and workers paying premiums to a child insurance system.
The number of jobs reached 19.97 million in the fourth quarter, up 376,000 year-on-year, according to official data.
A tight labour market is prompting the upskill and reskill of employees to meet manpower needs, and is providing more opportunities for jobseekers.
The upcoming Labour Party summit will discuss these topics, potentially paving the way for reforms such as wage theft legislation.
To address workplace gender inequality, most South Koreans support the return of women to the workforce after childbirth.
Higher pay, more job fulfilment and wanting to be “truly themselves” at work are the factors pushing workers to change jobs, a survey has highlighted.
The most common reason new graduates gave for leaving a job within three years was that the “job was not a good match” (40.1%), according to a survey.
The unemployment rate declined to 1.53% in Q1’2022, from 1.64% in Q4’2021, and 2.25% in Q3’2021, the lowest rate since the pandemic began.
The deployment of the fifth-generation network (5G) in the country has been projected to create about 148,000 new jobs.
Some 1.3 million people changed jobs during the second year of the pandemic, an increase of 300,000 year-on-year.
An integrated Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) database is being created to link ministries, institutions, and regional governments.
A survey, which covered 81 firms with 500 or more workers, found that 26 of the firms had their earnings returned to pre-pandemic levels.
Malaysia’s labour market momentum escalated in the first quarter of 2022 as both demand and supply ascended further.
MSMEs are at the heart of India's ambition to become a significant player and contribute to the global supply chain, said the Union Minister for IT.
The average salary of China's urban employees in the non-private sector topped 100,000 yuan (US$14,929) for the first time.
In Metro Manila, the revised minimum wage rate will be effective June 4, while the new wage rate will take effect on June 5 in Western Visayas.
More than eight out of 10 people who reported sexual harassment at the workplace said they suffered from some form of retaliation.
A social accountability scheme will advance the sustainability efforts of companies and will be in line with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals 2030.
Support is planned for female small and medium enterprise (SME) entrepreneurs who require financial and competency advancement to develop.
The unemployment rate for males declined by 0.2 percentage points to 4%, its lowest level since October 2008.
Work-life balance is the most important factor for Korea’s MZ generation (Millennials and Generation Z), according to Korea Enterprises Federation (KEF).
Companies in the province would be reimbursed for 50% or 80% of the social insurance paid to women who have a second child or a third child, respectively.
The demand for workers is expected to grow by 87,000 between late April and late July, the highest estimated growth for the same period since 2012.
The gap between inflation and workers’ pay rises meant workers were on track to be A$4,000 worse off on average this year in real terms.
Amid the prolonged pandemic, 43.1% of firms listed on the country's main and minor bourses slashed the number of their employees last year from 2020.
ILO will oversee the creation of training materials and provide capacity building for the national trainers endorsed by DOLE.
Malaysia's Parliament has amended the Employment Act, which will extend the three-day paternity leave to seven days.
The PDPA, which regulates the processing of personal data with regards to commercial transactions, had seen its implementation delayed.
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