The change in policy aims to create more flexibility for employers and more hours for employees.
After allowing half of its staff to work from home last week, the Delhi government is now asking them not to leave the city without permission.
The country employs 2.6 million casual workers, with 1.35 million of them working regular shifts.
The Ministry of Labour has set new risk-management rules to contain the pandemic in factories and businesses after a surge of cases on November 28th.
The Ministry of Labor and Employment will implement the 52-hour cap on the working week for SMEs as scheduled.
Chief executive Carrie Lam has announced sweeping measures to stop the spread of COVID-19, ordering all government employees to work from home (WFH).
From December 1, the HR Ministry will carry out targeted COVID-19 screening for foreign workers in zones with a high occurrence of cases.
From next week, except for senior officials, half of the capital city’s government staff will start to work from home (WFH).
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has updated its guidelines to combat the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The domestic campaign was set up to help boost local businesses, providing local travellers with subsidies of up to 50% on entertainment-related deals.
For the third quarter, Singapore’s GDP shrank by 5.8% year-on-year, improving on Q2’s slump of 13.3%, with the outlook for 2021 looking optimistic.
Migrant workers from Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar with work permits expiring next year can continue working in Thailand for up to two more years.
Central Java governor Ganjar Pranowo has announced plans to raise the minimum wage for the province for 2021 by 3.71%.
The Malaysian Employers Federation has called for more clarity on the government’s work-from-home (WFH) directive.
This is in line with a 17.1% contraction of the economy in the same quarter, as total hours worked dropped because of COVID-19.
As South Korea grapples with a second COVID-19 wave, many companies are having to make remote working a priority.
Companies operating in Singapore have called on more flexibility to be exercised where work arrangements are concerned.
Japan’s economy minister also called on business leaders to comply with COVID-19 prevention guidelines.
85% of the IT workforce in India have been working from home since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.
With organisations needing to improve their employee communications in the wake of COVID-19, Josh Bersin offers some tips.
Amazon corporate employees will be allowed to continue working from home until January 8, as tech companies continue to implement remote working.
In his upcoming new book, Laurence Smith charts the top 10 things leaders should do to turn crisis into opportunity.
Countries such as Indonesia and Vietnam are experiencing some of the highest number of mining attempts globally.
In terms of crisis, communication is key for any organisation and HR needs to own and drive the process, writes Jason Averbook.
A proposed new bill will require employers to offer work-from-home arrangements for their employees, and comes as lockdown measures continue.
Will the appeal of wearables grow as social distancing measures need to be adhered to as companies return to the workplace?
US-based Futurist & Technology, Commentator John Sumser shares some ways on how we can reflect on our HR ethics.
The majority of employees from India’s top three IT companies are continuing to work from home as India’s Unlock 1 phase kicks into effect.
Audrey Cheong, Managing Director, FedEx Singapore, shares the leadership lessons she has learned in logistics and the crucial role they have played during COVID-19