In a first of its kind, the Fair Work Commission (FWC) has upheld the termination of a childcare worker who had refused to get a flu jab.
Various departments have asked their employees to report at staggered timings, while those living in COVID-19 containment zones are told to stay home.
The Ministry of Public Health's advisory comes as the number of COVID-19 cases are expected to spike after the Songkran festival.
The government also plans to provide F&B businesses an additional tranche of subsidies under the Anti-Epidemic Fund.
Confederation of Indonesian Workers Unions (KSPI) president Said Iqbal has called for companies to make mandatory full payment for Eid allowances.
While many civil servants and armed forces personnel had come forward for their jabs, there are some who do not want to receive inoculations.
The move taps on a system the government introduced last year that requires people to show a green code before they can enter most public venues.
The Ministry of Employment and Labour has increased the period which employers can have more flexibility in implementing the 52-hour work week.
President Rodrigo Duterte has extended a strict lockdown in Manila and adjacent provinces by at least a week.
All non-essential services like malls, beauty salons and places of worship were ordered to shut operations from Monday.
The Cabinet has approved the setting up of the National Pension Fund (NPF), a new mandatory retirement savings scheme for formal sector workers.
The court judgment read that service charge, being monies collected from third parties, does not belong to the hotel, and should be transferred to employees.
Tokyo and neighbouring prefectures are mandating food-and-beverage businesses to close earlier to reduce the risk of a rebound of pandemic cases.
Remote working will be scaled down in the South-East Asian country as more employees are allowed to return to the workplace.
Employees, especially those with high allowances, are likely to see a major change in their salary structures if the new wage code kicks in from April 1.
Under the country’s five-year plan, the retirement age will be raised in a “phased manner”, said China's Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security.
Prime Minister Hun Sen has issued a directive for all government institutions and the legislative body to adopt work-from-home practices for one week.
The government has replaced the Movement Control Order (MCO) in Selangor, Kuala Lumpur, Johor and Penang to a conditional MCO (CMCO).
Spreading out commuter crowds on buses and trains during peak hours would help ensure the financial sustainability and efficiency of public transport.
Businesses hiring DP holders will have to comply with the requirements for hiring, which includes the relevant quotas, levies and qualifying salaries.
The Council of Trade Unions (CTU) and Business New Zealand (BNZ) have called on workplaces to help the country get through the pandemic safely.
With the revision, fathers can take leave in two batches, and will receive employment insurance benefits equivalent to 67% of their pre-leave wages.
Labour MP Patrick Tay has said the country needs more formal labour laws instead of mere advisories and guidelines to protect local workers.
The Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) and Safe Work Australia (SWA) have advised employers to assume employee vaccinations are not required.
Failure to comply with government orders to improve living quarters will result in RM200,000 in fines or a three-year jail term, or both.
As the restrictions on businesses ease in Hong Kong, testing centres for COVID-19 are stretched to the max due to mandatory testing.
The government has issued new SOPs that allow work to resume in offices after disinfection has been done in accordance with new protocols.
The government has relaxed its labour code that explicitly forbids workers "to have their meals inside work premises".
The data could help formulate health, housing, skill, insurance, credit and food schemes for migrant workers, says the finance minister.
The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has fined 42 more companies for not following workplace safety regulations.