Offering more work flexibility and extra leave to employees when needed are some measures that can help improve employee wellbeing.
The Filipino bank has launched CHIB GPT as a precursor to a broader set of generative AI initiatives it is looking to introduce.
Ma. Theresa Llamas, CHRO, Newport World Resorts (NWR), is at the forefront of driving change and fostering innovation for her organisation.
The Philippines is urging employers to correct wage distortion with the implementation of minimum wage to ensure fair treatment of employees.
REPH has been honoured for cultivating an inclusive work environment, prioritising talent development and learning opportunities.
Approximately 10% of retail jobs could be at risk if the wage hike is mandated into law, says Bobby Claudio, President of the PRA.
Maximising productive and sustainable job opportunities, and raising salaries, form part of a blueprint for inclusive labour development.
Organisations should look beyond financial motivation by focusing on employee wellbeing in order to retain employees.
The Philippines’ Senate continues to consider nationwide wage hikes in response to public demand for fair compensation.
These graduates have higher chances of securing medium-skill work, improving employment prospects and skills development opportunities.
HRM Asia’s CHRO Series will provide key insights for HR and business leaders in South-East Asia to develop their people strategies for 2024.
The daily minimum wage is set to increase from P570 to P610, benefitting non-agricultural employees who will earn the new rate starting 16 July 2023.
The Department of Labour and Employment (DOLE) is also pushing for more initiatives to help employees understand and embrace the use of the technology.
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.