The economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the jobs of many Malaysians working in Singapore.
Residents in Singapore are also the least optimistic when it comes to economic recovery in the next six months.
A survey by UOB also showed that older workers in Singapore are more worried about losing their jobs and becoming redundant in the job market.
Employees who are required to work from home during the conditional movement control order (CMCO) must be paid their full salaries.
Companies in Singapore have been given the green light to temporarily cut wages to avoid and minimize retrenchments.
In a bid to curb a further outbreak of COVID-19, companies in the "red zones" are urged to allow employees to work from home.
Besides reducing the risk of burnout, a "Right to Disconnect" law can also help to improve productivity, argued a Labour Minister in Singapore
Singapore Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat believes the system needs to be improved to better match job candidates to job vacancies.
The Law was passed amidst fierce opposition over its feared impact on the environment and labor rights in Indonesia.
The largest virtual gathering of HR professionals in the region saw over 5,000 attendees gleaned exclusive insights from 70 speakers.
On Day 3 of the ASEAN Future of Work Track, government and industry leaders shared why agility and skills will be key for the region in its recovery.
Day 2 of the HR Tech Festival Asia Online 2020 saw female leaders share their experiences and challenges in driving digitalisation.
On Day 2, government and industry leaders discussed the role of HR and technology post COVID-19 at the ASEAN Future Of Work Track.
Be ready to be treated to an exciting line-up of speakers and sessions for Day 2 of the HR Tech Festival Asia Online 2020.
Government and industry leaders from Southeast Asia converged at the ASEAN Future of Work Track to discuss how the region can emerge stronger from the crisis.
Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing said Singaporeans should not worry as there are 3.5 million jobs for 2.5 million locals.
The company, who has offices in Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand, sees Singapore as a strategic location to expand its presence in Southeast Asia.
Malaysia saw an improvement in its unemployment rate after the progressive reopening of economic sectors in May.
The European chief of the WHO have urged workers to shed their fear of returning to the workplace, saying it is an inevitable development.
SIA CEO said it is the "hardest and most agonising decision", and that the retrenchment will be done in a fair and respectful manner.
More jobs are at risk of being lost if borders remain closed throughout 2020, warns the Tourism Authority of Thailand.
The economic outlook remains uncertain and Singapore has yet to feel the full economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, experts said.
Key government and business leaders from around ASEAN will provide key insights into how workforces in the region can be reshaped.
Manpower Minister Josephine Teo also revealed there were 90,500 unemployed Singaporeans and permanent residents as of June this year.
The coalition will collaborate to outline a set of guidelines for businesses and communities to help restart the economy safely.
The deployment of 5G would contribute up to RM12.7 billion between 2021 and 2025 to the Malaysia's economy.
The reopening of the economy in the Philippines has helped the country reduce its unemployment numbers.
The MOM is stepping up their scrutiny and enforcement actions against employers in Singapore who blatantly practise discrimination.
Further measures such as subsidies to encourage more hiring and domestic travel are expected to be rolled out in the near future.
Minister for Manpower Josephine Teo said the adjustment is to enable firms to access the manpower they need while ensuring a strong Singaporean core.