The office remains a vital hub for focused work as more employees in Singapore and the Philippines push for a return to office, says Gensler.
Improving digital infrastructure, rethinking hiring approaches and a focus on skills are some ways the Philippines can manage job roles becoming obsolete.
In addition to a proposed minimum wage hike, the Philippines' Senate is also considering a bill to protect freelancers.
Chatbots are a viable tool to assist entry-level and low-skilled employees with complex tasks, according to a study.
Only micro and sole proprietorship businesses in the Philippines that meet certain criteria can be exempted from implementing the minimum wage.
Calls for a living wage in Metro Manila have intensified as labour groups demand the minimum wage to be increased to PHP1,140 (US$21.01).
Government agencies have endorsed the Sogie equality bill, which includes provisions to protect against gender-based workplace discrimination.
This comes after Senate employees in the Philippines successfully secure a P50,000 (US$906) inflation assistance to better cope with rising living costs.
The labour group that has filed a petition for another wage increase wants to play a more active role in discussions with the government.
A bill filed by Senator Sherwin Gatchalian aims to provide freelance workers with better protection and social services.
Government employees in the Philippines who have worked for 15 years and reached 56 will be entitled to a lifelong old-age pension under this bill.
Organisations can do more to create a psychologically safe work environment that improves employee engagement, performance, and retention.
The ILO Convention 190 policy protects employees from violence and harassment, which includes gender-based discrimination at work.
The Department of Labour and Employment (DOLE) distributed cash and employment assistance totalling PHP8.6 billion to displaced workers.
His two-decade journey with the French insurance company deepens as he moves from the Colombia office to the Philippines.
The Philippines has different pay policies for special working days, regular holidays, and special non-working days for December 24, 25 and 26.
Several labour agencies in the Philippines have been undertaking separate studies to determine if a wage increase should be granted.
The Department of Labour and Employment (DOLE) plans to align education requirements with relevant agencies to equip citizens with the skills they need.
Failure to do so by December 24 may result in legal consequences, warned the Philippines’ Department of Labour and Employment (DOLE).
More businesses in the Philippines are expanding to provincial locations and establishing offices outside Metro Manila.
A new bill strengthens the anti-discrimination provisions under the Labour Code of the Philippines to safeguard female employees.
The Employers’ Confederation of the Philippines has called on the government to provide more inclusive measures to manage economic problems.
In the Philippines, all businesses are obligated to pay their employees their 13th month’s salary by December 24, 2022.
Inflation in the Philippines reached an all-time high of 7.7% in October, which has impacted the purchasing power of workers’ wages.
Wage adjustments are typically made once a year, but wage boards are considering another hike after its recent wage adjustment amid soaring prices.
This will not apply to employees who are already enjoying such benefits and those who are employed in organisations with fewer than 10 employees.
Although it is not mandatory to mask up at workplaces, employees have been encouraged to continue the practice.
Employers and their workers get to decide whether to continue wearing masks at work after President Ferdinand Marcos Jr scrapped the mask mandate.
The Department of Labour and Employment (DOLE) is set to issue an advisory to employers regarding the grant of 13th-month pay for private sector workers.
In addition to helping new enterprises grow, e-commerce could raise women’s participation in the workplace, said the World Bank.