Encouraging employees to tackle allergies and hay fever leads to increased workplace satisfaction and efficiency, more companies are finding out.
New research suggests organisations anticipating public scrutiny are more likely to implement changes to reduce gender pay gap.
31% of Singapore residents aged 65 and above are employed, with the majority earning less than S$2,500 (US$1,885) monthly.
The reduction of top executives’ salaries provides HR with the opportunity to strengthen employee morale and retention during a period of layoffs.
Boosted by winter bonuses, wages in Japan rose to their highest level in nearly 26 years, Japan’s Labour Ministry has reported.
A new advisory committee has been form to develop policies for work injury compensation and address key operational issues faced by platform workers.
Employees of Rimini Street will continue to work four days a week throughout 2023, as they have been doing since July 2022.
A survey by the Ministry of Labour found that more employees are having to spend more of their leisure time to address work-related issues.
More firms in Japan are allowing their employees to take on second jobs to foster skills development and gain opportunities for career advancement.
Employees affected by domestic violence and family violence will be able to take time off without losing their jobs.
The diet policy aims to minimise greenhouse gas emissions while using eco-friendly materials in the organisation’s cafeterias.
When working for five consecutive hours, employees employed in the private sector can take a break of at least one hour.
As South Korea’s population ages and more employees leave the workforce, pension reserves are predicted to deplete by 2055.
More organisations in Japan intend to raise wages to keep pace with inflation, including those that had previously done so.
88% of the organisations in Vietnam intend to raise salaries this year despite the forecast of a global economic downturn.
With the interchangeable holiday policy, employees at Unilever are free to exchange a public holiday for another day that is more significant to them.
Firms are likely to offer pay hikes of 2.85%, consisting of a 1.08% increase in base salaries and a 1.78% increase in seniority-based pay.
To help employees find a fulfilling career, organisations can start by understanding what different employees are prioritising at work.
More employees are expected to request pay raises from their employers, while others will look for higher-paying positions.
Non-regular workers, self-employed individuals, and freelancers with children may soon be eligible for a child-rearing allowance.
The business outlook for 2023 is more cautious, considering the challenges in manpower, wages and inflation that are anticipated to continue.
The National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) wants more opportunities and protection to be created for a growing gig workforce and older workers.
Apart from higher wages to cope with rising inflation, employees in South Korea also want reduced work hours and a better work-life balance.
Fathers are entitled to take leave in four tranches under the new policy that came into effect on 1 January 2023.
Despite a decline in net employment, organisations in Singapore are ready to offer increments and bonuses to attract and retain talent.
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida aims to create an economic structure where wages are raised yearly to transfer wealth from firms to households.
Josh Bersin discusses how organisations can manage layoffs more effectively, even in uncertain economic times.
An unmarried male employee has received a month’s wage and five days of leave, which is equivalent to what newlyweds have been receiving from LG Uplus.
Chew Siew Mee, Managing Director of JobStreet by SEEK, highlights what employers need to offer to encourage talent to join, and stay with their firms.
The amendments are largely based on the International Labour Organisation standards, which provide a framework for addressing labour issues.