The Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) cited economic reasons for delaying the implementation of the employment act amendments.
The republic is targeting to have 40% of working-age persons with disabilities (PWDs) employed by 2030, up from about 30% between 2020 and 2021.
To produce human resources that are relevant to industrial dynamics, educational curricula that focus on practical skills are imperative.
Employees are also looking for jobs that align with their aspirations and lifestyle to create a more meaningful work purpose.
The hiring and retaining of workers past retirement age should not be mandated and instead be left to the discretion of employers.
Working hours in the country will be reduced to 45 hours from the current 48, according to amendments to the Employment Act.
To retain talent and boost productivity, companies are offering employee stock option plans (ESOPs) to their employees.
A new programme aims to ensure startups have strong financial fundamentals, legal aspects, and intellectual property.
A green recovery from the pandemic could create US$172 billion in investment opportunities annually and generate more than 30 million jobs by 2030.
A new report by i4cp and Fortune Media highlights how high-performing organisations are attracting, developing, and retaining talent.
With digitalisation key to economic recovery, the region will need to upskill its workforce quickly to tackle barriers to digital adoption, said the WEF.
The ASEAN Future of Work conference examined the major shifts affecting the future of work in South-East Asia, including flexible work.
The ASEAN Future of Work conference headlines Day 3 of HR Tech Festival Asia 2022 as attention turns to shaping the future of work in ASEAN.
Leaders in ASEAN are coming together to devise strategies that will allow organisations and people in the region to recover from the pandemic.
These workers were more likely to lose their jobs because they dominated sectors that were hard-hit, like hotels and restaurants, wholesale, and retail.
Dr Oliver Crocco, who will be speaking at CHRO Singapore, highlights why HR development in ASEAN should be seen as part of an ecosystem.
As part of HR Tech Festival Asia Online 2021, the ASEAN Future of Work conference track will examine how to create a more inclusive workforce in the region.
Kevin Martin, Chief Research Officer at i4cp, highlights what organisations need to do to ensure they have the skills and capabilities to move forward.
The study, produced jointly by WHO and the International Labour Organisation, showed that most victims (72%) were men, middle-aged or older.
The World Bank said all 10 developing East Asian economies, except China, have innovated less than expected in relation to their per capita incomes.
There are large potential returns to be reaped by businesses, stemming from productivity increases from fourth industrial revolution tech, says ADB.
Thought leaders like Jason Averbook and Josh Bersin will join speakers from ADP and Microsoft in discussing some of the key challenges facing leaders .
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.