The Philippines’ labour department eyes private sector assistance for worker benefits to alleviate rising cost of living.
Chinese ministries have rolled out a raft of support policies that focus on cutting fees and taxes, as well as provide employment skills training.
Labour unions have quoted US$204-214 as the minimum wage for the textile, garment, footwear, bags and travel goods sectors in 2023.
The government will seek wage increases for private-sector employees to help them cope with rising costs due to higher inflation.
The programme entails providing sick pay to workers who need to go on unpaid leave for injuries that occurred outside the workplace.
The labour and finance ministries are set to implement a pension plan under the Labour Law that will benefit both private and public workers.
An integrated compensations and benefit strategy could be the key for organisations to retain their best talent, BIPO highlights.
Sufficient leave would help mothers spend more time to stimulate their children, which can support the child’s growth and development, says Kemenko PMK.
The Minimum Wage Commission has agreed on a minimum hourly wage increase of 5% to 9,620 won (US$7.40) for next year.
Sagar Khatri, Co-Founder and CEO of Multiplier, highlights how the company is supporting the employment of work teams internationally.
New labour codes will potentially transform work culture, affecting working hours, salaries, leave and flexible work arrangements.
Currently, the primary caregiver in a relationship receives 18 weeks of paid leave at the minimum wage, while fathers receive just two weeks of paid leave.
The government is supporting MSMEs led by women by providing easier access to funding for both capital and product development.
Increasing wages would add to the woes of small business owners during the economic downturn, cautioned a major business lobby group.
Steve Boese highlights key questions organisations should ask themselves when reviewing their HR technology solutions.
While renumeration is still important to retain talent, employees are increasingly looking at other factors, including transparency and flexible work.
This aims to increase and stabilise employment in key sectors and expand relevant subsidies for college graduates and other key target groups.
Under the new Workforce Australia scheme, new criteria have been set for jobseekers to continue receiving government support.
Australian women are more educated and qualified than men, but are under-represented in leadership positions and workforce participation.
The government hopes that the change in terms would promote gender inclusivity and encourage gender-neutral language.
More than 40,000 small businesses hit hard by the pandemic each received up to S$10,000 (US$7,211) last week as part of a government grant.
The incoming government will address the country’s 52-hour workweek policy and the seniority-based pay models adopted by most companies.
A new platform aimed at streamlining procedures is expected to benefit over three million SMEs in the country.
Working mothers who have used up their maternity leave can now apply for an extension of more days up until the child is one year old.
A new US$100 budget will finance job creation projects within the BCG (bio-, circular and green) space and will last for three months.
Patrick Kwok, General Manager, Starbucks Singapore, shares how employees are benefiting from the Starbucks Experience.
Labour representatives of the Minimum Wage Commission have proposed an hourly minimum wage of 10,890 won (US$8.4) for 2023.
The Indonesian Employers Association (Apindo) has objected to new fathers being entitled to paternity leave for a maximum of 40 days.
As the way we work continue to change and evolve, organisations are looking for more ways to build an interconnected and future-ready workforce.
The government will increase its funding from 50% to 75% for resident employees with gross monthly wages up to S$2,500.