The World Bank paints a bleak picture of economic uncertainty as the world economy faces worst recession in 80 years.
Workplaces, places of worship and grocery stores are allowed to open with strict health guidelines such as having to operate at 50% capacity.
Under the recovery phase, the majority of business activities and economic sectors will reopen in phases, with SOPs to be adhered to.
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.
Investment will help grow South-east Asia’s digital economy and accelerate digital payments adoptions among small businesses.
14 employers in Singapore were also handed composition fines for not implementing adequate safe management measures.
As of May 17, more than 65% of Malaysia’s workforce have returned to work, according to Malaysia’s finance minister.
Saving jobs is one of the key objectives of the third supplementary budget released by South Korea this year.
A new research by ADP reveals that workplace trends that were five years in the making, have arrived ahead of time.
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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.
Khoo Chen Ee, a 36-year old permanent resident in Singapore, is a former HR manager at Hydrochem, a Hyflux subsidiary.
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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.
The latest survey from Leapgen, a global consultancy firm, examines how organisations need to create workforce experiences that works for today’s new model of work.
Among those who have remained in employment, working hours have fallen by nearly a quarter, according to the latest ILO report.
63% of HR managers in India said their organisations will continue to work virtually even when COVID-19 lockdown is lifted in the country.
A new strategic partnership sees Workday customers able to run Workday Adaptive Planning on the Microsoft Azure cloud.
The China Desk service provides Chinese companies expanding into Singapore with a one-stop solution that caters to their business needs.
AIA Singapore and Hyper Island have collaborated to launch Digital Ei8ht, a programme that redefines learning as companies undergo digital transformation.
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 majority of Citi Singapore employees will continue to work from home until July, even as Singapore eases ‘circuit breaker’ measures on June 2.
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.
From July 6, Google buildings in more cities will reopen with 10% capacity, which will be increased to 30% by September.
A new workforce survey found that employees are happier now than before COVID-19 struck.