The change in policy aims to create more flexibility for employers and more hours for employees.
More than 17,000 businesses in New Zealand have voluntarily repaid NZ$524 million in subsidies.
The country employs 2.6 million casual workers, with 1.35 million of them working regular shifts.
Sales Workers; Labourers; and Community and Personal Service Workers saw the highest increase in job advertisements for the month.
Official figures released showed jobs rising by 178,800 for the month, an improvement from September’s numbers.
Jobs support and creation will be a priority until unemployment falls below 6%.
The tax relief package is expected to benefit over 11 million Australians. as the country attempts to recover from the pandemic.
Unions in Australia unions are evaluating if more protection would be needed so that workers do not face discrimination or loss of pay and benefits.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison hopes the declining COVID-19 cases is a sign of better things to come for Australia's job market.
More than A$3 billion has been earmarked to help businesses in the Australian state of Victoria overcome the impact of COVID-19.
The latest statistics provided by the Australian Bureau of Statistics also points to the country’s worst economic years in more than 60 years.
With workers staying at home because of the pandemic, the financial hit to Sydney’s central business district comes at a cost of AUD$10 billion.
The airline also revealed plans to outsource ground handling at major Australian airports, including Sydney and Melbourne.
Consumer confidence and business conditions continue to be adversely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Virgin Australia will also layoff about a third of its workforce as the carrier aims to rebrand as a “value airline”.
Victoria is the first state in Australia to provide financial support workers who need to be quarantined.
Subsidies will be reduced under the extended program, which is expected to help about 1 million workers and last till 2021.
A surge of employment after the reopening of Australia's economy was not enough to offset the increase in the number of jobseekers.
100 flights will also be grounded for a year as the Australian carrier grapples with economic fallout from C0VID-19.
10 million small businesses across Asia-Pacific will participate in Visa’s global programme designed to meet demand for cashless payments.
The last time the unemployment rate in Australia broke 7% was in October 2001.
Deloitte is the latest company to announce job cuts in Australia, joining the likes of PwC and KPMG.
Businesses in South-east Asia, Australia and Newland are prioritising improving ICT and security resilience for business continuity plans.
The AFL has implemented a new LMS system, which is powered by the Totata Learn and Androgogic Totara Plus suite of products.
Whether organisations are preparing for an eventual return to the workplace or extending remote work arrangements, employees' well-being should remain a priority.
COVID-19 has allowed many dads in Australia to spend more time with their families, while working from home, a new research has found, while urging more to be done to support flexi-work arrangements.
While the idea of a four-day work week is catching up among businesses, Australian Industry Group Chief Innes Willoxa believes it can be damaging for jobs.
Hundreds of Jetstar employees in Australia went on strike to demand for higher wages and better working conditions, affecting over 120 flights.
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) includes 15 member countries and covers half the world's population.
It may sound out of this world but these roles are in demand as the Australian Space Agency sets its sights upwards.