Labour minister Law Chi-Kwong said the proposal to gradually increase the number of statutory holidays from 12 to 17 by 2030 is “most acceptable”.
Hong Kong's government is offering companies a grant of HK$10,000 (US$1,290) for each recent college graduate they employ.
He expects Hong Kong to ride on Beijing’s five-year plan to stimulate domestic growth, which aims to achieve independence in science and tech.
The Legislative Council has approved the latest round of COVID-19 relief subsidies of HK$5.5 billion (US$709 million).
The maternity leave pay is to be calculated at four-fifths the daily average of the wages earned by the employee.
Chief executive Carrie Lam has announced sweeping measures to stop the spread of COVID-19, ordering all government employees to work from home (WFH).
The HK$5,000 (US$645) handout will only cover residents such as freelancers, taxi drivers, and the self-employed.
HK Express has requested all 200 of its pilots to sign new contracts with further cuts in salaries and allowances of up to 40%.
The company that handles ground services for the Hong Kong International Airport will axe 340 staff from next month.
The extension by the Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation (HKMC) comes amid rising unemployment and recession due to COVID-19.
The Hong Kong carrier announced it will be changing the contracts of its pilots and cabin crew as part of its restructuring exercise.
Despite the lowest increment in a decade, Hong Hong employees can look forward to a slight pay rise next year.
The Hong Kong carrier is also planning to make changes to the contracts of its pilots and cabin crew as part of its restructuring.
New measures by the Hong Kong government include the raising of loan caps for SMEs, as well as an extended repayment period.
Hong Kong continues to grapple with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, with its recovery threatened by a third wave of infection.
Hong Kong's unemployment rate eased slightly, likely helped by the newly launched government wage subsidy.
Digital transformation needs to be a carefully thought-out process with an organisation’s people at the core, says Workday.
10 million small businesses across Asia-Pacific will participate in Visa’s global programme designed to meet demand for cashless payments.
The latest survey also shows that more than eight in 10 Hong Kong employees are concerned about job security this year.
The one-stop solutions platform will help HR employers better engage their employees with flexible compensation, lifestyle perks, and rewards.
Year-on-year declines in total employment and the labour force widened further to 3.6% and 2.2% respectively, both the largest on record.
The Human Capital Management (HCM) cloud system will expand its presence in Asia Pacific which includes China, Singapore and Philippines.
International Labour Organisation paints bleak picture of major labour market and economic crisis emerging from COVID-19.
Singapore’s flag carrier will ground 138 SIA and SilkAir aircraft, out of a total fleet of 147, as border controls continue to be tightened around the world.
The Economist Intelligence Unit has identified Singapore, Hong Kong and Osaka as the most expensive cities in the world to live in.
Increasing for the fifth straight month, Hong Kong's unemployment rate hits 3.7% in February, the highest since January 2011.
The companies are recognised for their business integrity and corporate citizenship after being named in the 2020 World’s Most Ethical Companies list.
With the economy coming to a stand-still, financial institutions in Hong Kong and Singapore are putting their recruitment plans on hold.
Amidst the economic slowdown and uncertainties, employers in Asia are planning modest salary increases for their employees.
Plunging sales amidst the coronavirus outbreak have forced cosmetics retailer Sasa to axe jobs and cut up to 40% of its salaries in Hong Kong.