Many employees in Singapore feel that their employes are not doing enough to improve gender pay equality and DE&I policies.
Despite more employers implementing record wage hikes, high inflation saw real wage growing by the lowest margin in a decade.
Employers have been urged to provide fair benefits in recognition of skilled labour’s vital role in organisational performance.
The Malaysian Employers Federation wants more support for employees in the private sector to manage rising healthcare costs during retirement.
Some employees are pushing back against the return-to-office mandate because organisations are failing with their employee engagement efforts.
Driven by inflation, the gap between nominal and real wages is widening, prompting the government to push for wage growth across organisations.
New funding will bolster supported employment for people with disabilities by expanding opportunities and workforce support.
Annual wage growth is also expected to peak at 4.0% at the end of 2023 before easing back to 3.7% by mid-2025.
Raising the minimum wage too quickly can jeopardise the sustainability of many small businesses and cost job losses, said the Federation of Thai Industries.
The progressive wage model has been considered a success in Singapore, but will it be feasible in Malaysia? An economics professor says no.
In addition to a proposed minimum wage hike, the Philippines' Senate is also considering a bill to protect freelancers.
As a result of declining birth rates, fewer young Taiwanese 15-29 are employed, while employees in other age ranges are on the rise.
New evidence shows that getting paid paternity leave for fathers can decrease gender biases and promote less stereotypical gender roles.
Employers can promote work-life balance by implementing family-friendly policies, which are crucial for building a more inclusive society.
A sluggish economy and inflation lowered monthly wages 0.19% year-on-year, the Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics reported.
With the evolution of the workplace, HR leaders must recognise and embrace both opportunities and challenges.
Day 2 of the HR Tech Festival Asia 2023 is jam-packed with presentations and innovations that will shape the way organisations work in 2023 and beyond.
Winners of the HR Tech Festival Asia 2023 were recognised for setting the benchmark of excellence and innovation in the HR industry.
HR Tech Festival Asia 2023 kicks off today, setting the stage for discussions on critical workforce challenges and innovative HR tech solutions.
Over 60% of employers plan to raise wages in response to cost of living and talent retention needs, with many committing to at least a 3% increase.
Job applicants are afraid to ask for higher salaries in jobs that push for altruism and charity, resulting in them losing out on more pay.
One of the key attributes to the income wage gap between genders can be due to the differences in job searching behaviour, says a new study.
A recent revision has labour groups clamouring for a more regular review and increment of the minimum wage in Hong Kong.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore has predicted slower wage growth, with uneven sectoral growth and skills mismatch contributing to hiring challenges.
By prioritising total wellbeing, the brewery company is creating an environment where all employees can thrive and unlock their full potential
Organisations need to understand the employee experience and take action on the moments that have the biggest impact on engagement.
To create a more diverse and inclusive workforce, the Australian civil service is considering offering more flexible work rights for public employees.
Even though anxiety over job security still prevails, expectations of a salary raise continue to rise amongst employees in Singapore.
Starting May 2023, civil servants in Changshu, China, will receive their wages in digital currency, boosting adoption of digital payments in various industries.
Offering flexible and varied benefits will improve inclusivity and meet the disparate needs of employees, says Howden's Primus Lee.