Thanks to newly introduced legislation, big firms need to set and share targets with the Japanese government on paternity uptake.
Despite a slight uptick, Malaysia’s female labour force participation still lags behind men’s, ranking eighth among ASEAN nations.
Budget 2024 is focusing on skills training and income support, and empowering employees to meet the economic challenges and opportunities ahead.
Ensuring sustainable wage increases for organisations, particularly MSMEs, is crucial amid concerns of potential business closures.
Embark on HRM Asia's first CHRO event of the year in the Philippines to compare notes, realign strategies and elevate the workforce for the future.
The minimum weekly work hours has been reduced from 72 to 68 and is set to benefit more than 10,000 employees across the city.
A business group has disputed the passing of the Right to Disconnect amendment, saying its implications has not been carefully considered.
CHRO Philippines 2024 will let HR leaders gather in Metro Manila to compare notes, realign strategies and elevate the workforce for the year ahead.
CHRO Philippines 2024 will look into innovative strategies that CHROs can use to formulate great people-first strategies in changing organisations.
The proposed legislation seeks to amend the Labour Code, allowing employees the right to disconnect after work hours.
The inaugural Human Resources Policy aims to shape a resilient labour market to meet future challenges in Malaysia.
Employees who have to work during national holidays at the end of the year need to be paid fully, says the governmental department.
The Australian Human Rights Commission is now legally empowered to enforce rules to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace.
The country plans to develop a support system, addressing MSMEs concerns before implementing progressive wage policies.
An ex-employee's complaint alleging private information access on a work laptop was dismissed in Australia for not violating privacy laws.
Employers who fire female employees for being on maternity or sick leave during pregnancy will be subject to prosecution, said the Deputy HR Minister.
The Career Pathways Pilot challenges misconceptions, emphasising the untapped potential of individuals with disabilities.
CHRO Malaysia will provide HR leaders with an opportunity to learn and develop effective people and organisational strategies for 2024.
A re-evaluation of protections is proposed to address the effects of menstruation and menopause on women’s work rights.
An organisation in China has issued a decree to employees: use WeChat for personal chats at work, and you will be fined or even fired.
Some of Asia’s best HR and HR tech solution providers were recognised at this year’s HRM Asia Readers’ Choice Awards.
Organisations in Japan hiring more female directors have outperformed the Topix index by 7%, underscoring the potential of gender diversity.
Despite the lack of policies and adequate training, more employees are using generative AI to create content and complete repetitive tasks.
Improving workplace amenities is one measure organisations in Malaysia can implement to encourage more women to return to the workforce.
Amazon is reinforcing their return-to-office mandate for all employees, asking managers to fire those who do not comply.
Digital watermarking will be prioritised to verify AI-generated content under a proposed AI code of conduct.
To ensure compliance with the return-to-office mandate, Amazon employees will reportedly be monitored by individual badge swipes into buildings.
Tata Consultancy Services has reportedly told employees that they will need to be physically in offices for the entire workweek.
Singapore’s upcoming Workplace Fairness Legislation is heralding a key workplace shift, prompting a focus on equitable workplaces.
Asia’s largest HR and work tech conference examined post-pandemic workforce challenges and offered key insights for HR leaders to grow their organisation.