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Under the special measure, companies will be given 100% subsidy for employees who are on paid leave for the next three months.
Minister for Manpower Josephine Teo said the adjustment is to enable firms to access the manpower they need while ensuring a strong Singaporean core.
Zoom CEO Eric Yuan believes that the world will see a hybrid working model as solely working from home is unlikely and unsustainable.
As organisations continue to plan their recovery from the pandemic, EX is a top priority.
The airline also revealed plans to outsource ground handling at major Australian airports, including Sydney and Melbourne.
The IFC has earmarked a series of financial aid initiatives to provide COVID-19 support for MSMEs in Asia-Pacific.
The human resources ministry in Malaysia is working to reduce cases of local and foreign workers losing their jobs through the redeployment initiative
The three most common cost-cutting measures are adjustments to monthly salary components, no-pay leave and shorter work weeks.
The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) also revealed the top five jobs that are offered in its weekly jobs situation report.
Hong Kong's unemployment rate eased slightly, likely helped by the newly launched government wage subsidy.
A report by the International Labour Organization and the Asian Development Bank also warned of the impact the pandemic has on youths in the region.
The latest Singapore data centre, which is its first in Southeast Asia, brings its total to 18 sites globally.
Employee wellbeing has never been more important as employers look to support their people both physically and mentally.
The two stores in India are operated entirely by women, with the number of all female-led stores to double by the end of the year.
The scheme, which was due to expire in August, will be extended by seven months until March next year at a more sustainable level.
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The RM1.5 billion programme was introduced to help workers who have been displaced by the COVID-19 pandemic find jobs.
The job creation Bill will make it more attractive for foreign companies to create jobs in the country which has seen record unemployment rate.
Manpower Minister Josephine Teo revealed that about seven in 10 of the jobs committed so far are PMET roles.
Thailand will permit entry for four groups of foreign nationals subject to stringent requirements and quarantine.
The companies, which comprise of both large and small firms, are found to have “exceptionally high share of PMETs compared with their industry peers".
Indonesia, which has the highest number of COVID-19 cases in Southeast Asia, is reeling from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Uber employees can choose to continue working from home through June 2021, even if offices open before then.
As we enter into a new era of work, leadership will have to evolve and adapt to an increasingly agile and mobile workforce.
The London-based bank, which makes 90% of its profits in Asia, saw its profits for the first half of the year plunge 65%.
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The Philippines is looking to revive its economy and job market with the launch of over 69,000 jobs across the country.
The company will also be offering a COVID-19 special early retirement scheme to all ground staff and pilots.
While hourly wages will offer more flexibility in hiring, there are concerns among employers and activists.