Due to the shrinking working population in the country, the government is considering extending or abolishing the retirement age.
Only 25% of companies in China have carried out digital transformation, while the proportion of SMEs that have done so is even smaller.
The B20 Women in Business Action Council (WiBAC) has drafted three strategies to expedite the involvement of women in the global economy.
Many workers who lost their jobs
were able to find new employment within six months due to the availability of positions.
The monthly minimum wage for private-sector employees will be increased from 1.1 million kips (US$73) to 1.3 million kips (US$87).
The National Commission for Women has reviewed and analysed legislation affecting women, and recommended amendments to meet shortcomings.
Fresh data has revealed that Australia’s job market continued to strengthen as the unemployment rate remains at a historic low.
Resident employment rose in growth industries like financial and professional services, but fell in consumer-facing sectors.
A government bill has been passed to allow employers to sack workers who refuse to receive a COVID-19 vaccination without a reasonable excuse.
The move, expected to speed up the recruitment process, comes as the government has designated June 1 as the start of the job hunting season.
A new report by i4cp and Fortune Media highlights how high-performing organisations are attracting, developing, and retaining talent.
About 44.8% of companies are considering raising wages in the second half of the year to retain their best employees.
The increase to A$40 a week will take effect on July 1, although this would be delayed for selected sectors and industries.
The cabinet has approved a 3.5-billion-baht (US$99,927) budget to hire more than 68,000 recent graduates and jobless people nationwide.
Taking effect on September 1, these include the extension of maternity leave and readjusting the maximum weekly hours of work.
Besides training digital talent, a stimulant programme also supports MSMEs in improving digital skills throughout their organisation.
This comes after the state government reached a compromise with business unions, and increased the injury impairment threshold to 35% from 30%.
The Supreme Court recently ruled that the current peak wage system is tantamount to age-based discrimination as it cuts wages after a certain age.
Covering a diverse range of sectors, Cambodia has approved four investment projects slated to bring in over 2,000 jobs.
Organised by HRM Asia, the in-person HR Leadership Series 2022 will examine the role HR leaders can play in shaping work in 2023.
A proposed Bill on Maternal and Child Welfare will provide working mothers with more benefits and help develop a better generation of human resources.
Taking effect on July 1, the wage adjustments will be determined by the region in which companies operate in.
From July 1, new parents will get additional paid parental leave entitlements that will result in up to NZ$40 (US$25) extra a week.
With digitalisation key to economic recovery, the region will need to upskill its workforce quickly to tackle barriers to digital adoption, said the WEF.
Organisations across a range of industries are gearing up to give Australian workers a four-day working week for six months with no cut to pay.
As more cloud-based services and smaller system projects are put out, barriers of entry for SMEs are lowered, said the government.
The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) is planning to issue electronic employment records for workers aged 15 and above.
The unemployment rate for youths aged 15 to 24 reached a 10-month low of 12.8% in April, falling by 3,800 to 357,200 over the month.
The Minimum Wage Commission hopes to strike a balance between the conflicting interests of businesses and unions.
While the number of female workers has continued to rise, about 260,000 women aged 25 to 64 remain outside the labour force.