New measures announced by the Malaysian government will help preserve more jobs, says the SME Association of Malaysia.
The latest injection of cash aid by the Thai government aims to boost the economy and preserve jobs.
New measures by the Hong Kong government include the raising of loan caps for SMEs, as well as an extended repayment period.
More than A$3 billion has been earmarked to help businesses in the Australian state of Victoria overcome the impact of COVID-19.
The MOM is stepping up their scrutiny and enforcement actions against employers in Singapore who blatantly practise discrimination.
Both workers and businesses will benefit from the stimulus programmes introduced by the Indonesian government.
The three most common cost-cutting measures are adjustments to monthly salary components, no-pay leave and shorter work weeks.
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A new scheme offers cabin crew members the option of early release or retirement as the airline continues to struggle with the COVID-19 pandemic.
The job creation Bill will make it more attractive for foreign companies to create jobs in the country which has seen record unemployment rate.
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.
The company will also be offering a COVID-19 special early retirement scheme to all ground staff and pilots.
While hourly wages will offer more flexibility in hiring, there are concerns among employers and activists.
NTUC, together with three unions, has reached an amicable agreement with a SIA Engineering-linked company on the retrenchment.
The company has reportedly laid off 144 workers over three days without providing prior notice or proper reason.
The tech giant's announcement will affect “nearly all” of its 200,000 employees, including contractors and full-time workers.
The work-from-home insurance policy will cover risks ranging from mental health issues to even tripping over toys.
Subsidies will be reduced under the extended program, which is expected to help about 1 million workers and last till 2021.
140,000 employers will be receiving the payout which will add up to a total of S$15 billion disbursed since the first round of support packages.
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It makes up about 5% of the country’s workforce, with their salaries cut by up to 25% as a result of cost-saving measures.
This comes three months after cutting 25% of its senior management pay and all budgeted salary increases for the year.
The airline is hoping that the allowance will help boost the morale of its employees, having already halved their summer bonuses.
The airline's latest decision to cut several work benefits, particularly health welfare, has proven to be the last straw for its employees
The payment will enable them to get the equipment they need to enhance their home office setup and cushion any financial impact from the pandemic.
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Companies in Singapore face getting their work pass privileges and Jobs Support Scheme wage subsidies revoked for not paying retrenchment benefits.