Businesses hiring DP holders will have to comply with the requirements for hiring, which includes the relevant quotas, levies and qualifying salaries.
The Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) has said the national gender pay gap decreased by 0.6 percentage points to 13.4% in the past six months.
These teleworking cubes have since been installed at various stations and office building entrances across cities like Tokyo, Osaka, and Nagoya.
The Council of Trade Unions (CTU) and Business New Zealand (BNZ) have called on workplaces to help the country get through the pandemic safely.
Businesses should speed up on training programmes for skills development for their workers as companies have turned to automation and AI, Pichayanan said.
The Australian government is looking to allow employees to choose between increased take-home pay and higher pension contributions.
With the revision, fathers can take leave in two batches, and will receive employment insurance benefits equivalent to 67% of their pre-leave wages.
The International Labour Organization (ILO) has said Indian employees ranked among the highest at being overworked and earned the least.
Singapore's priority is to build upon the skills and experience that workers have accumulated, while breaking down barriers to new jobs.
Labour MP Patrick Tay has said the country needs more formal labour laws instead of mere advisories and guidelines to protect local workers.
Under the National Economic Recovery Plan, the scheme prioritises SMEs that have not received financing from banks previously.
The World Bank said all 10 developing East Asian economies, except China, have innovated less than expected in relation to their per capita incomes.
Peck Kem, who leads the Singapore Public Service, has demonstrated “exceptional HR leadership” during the COVID-19 pandemic, says CIPD.
In its four-year plan, Taiwan's National Development Council (NDC) will focus on cultivating a digital talent pool, among other goals.
Investing in local talent and equipping them with skills relevant to a changing economy will help workers thrive and address the tech skills shortage.
Data showed that the average monthly income of South Korean workers increased by 4.1% in 2019 year-on-year due to a rise in minimum wage.
About 180,000 Hongkongers who were unemployed for at least two months since the start of last year will also be eligible to apply for low-interest loans.
The revised Holidays Act will provide clarity to employers and help employees receive their leave entitlements.
The uplift was attributed to a reverse in salary cuts by businesses, as a measure to survive amid the economic uncertainty brought on by COVID-19.
Senior minister of state for manpower Zaqy Mohamad has said the government is considering a progressive wage model (PWM) for the retail sector.
Taiwan’s average hourly gender pay gap fell from 17.1% in 2010 to 14% in 2020, which translates to a fall from 63 to 51 extra work days.
The Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) and Safe Work Australia (SWA) have advised employers to assume employee vaccinations are not required.
Failure to comply with government orders to improve living quarters will result in RM200,000 in fines or a three-year jail term, or both.
Unemployment will plague Hong Kong for years ahead, and that it may take more than three years for the jobless rate to fall below 5%.
Companies must show a 30% fall in revenue over seven days compared with a similar period in the six weeks prior to the heightened alert level.
Based on the country’s present demographics, the working population is projected to increase by 12 million annually.
The government also aims for the digital economy to contribute to 22.6% of the country’s gross domestic product in four years.
Assistant Secretary Dominique Tutay of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is proposing a three-month wage subsidy for workers.
The labour movement is looking into how gig workers can have greater structural support, which can include greater bargaining power.
A new CCL report examines digital leadership in Singapore and highlights the need for improved digital transformation management.