Deel's Karen Ng highlights why employers are going beyond their shores in search of the right talent and the role Deel is playing to support them.
The amendments are largely based on the International Labour Organisation standards, which provide a framework for addressing labour issues.
The law is amended to include a component for the formula used to determine minimum wages that take purchasing power into consideration.
The Malaysia Trades Union Congress (MTUC) opposes retailers' request to delay the implementation of changes to Employment Act.
The Malaysia government is collecting feedback from related agencies on the revised act that promotes flexible working hours.
To become responsible and successful businesses, organisations must make long-term commitments to CSR, said Skillsoft in a new report.
Talent acquisition and retention is also one of the biggest challenges faced by SMEs around the world, reported the World Economic Forum.
In line with the current challenge of attracting and retaining the best talent, employers should consider strategies that address employees’ current needs.
New legislation will see workers in the food delivery service provided with a social security scheme and operators placed under government regulation.
Green workplaces are becoming an important aspect of work life for both employers and their employees, as they continue to support enterprise greening.
As the country embarks on its economic recovery, the Flexi-Wage programme has helped address skills gaps and meet workforce shortages.
As part of the new legislation, flexible work will be made more accessible to employees who are parents or care givers, among others.
The new legislation is intended to support low-paid employees, particularly women, in negotiating better pay packages and working conditions.
To better protect employees’ mental health and wellbeing, the Senator committee is advocating for new protections for flexible work.
A presidential advisory group has called for flexibility in implementing the 52-hour workweek which was first adopted in 2019.
The Minimum Wage Commission reached a consensus last Thursday to raise the minimum wage to HK$40, a 6.7% increase.
Organisations have been urged to implement and observe labour norms that address wages, social assistance, as well as work safety and health.
A senator has proposed that firms are penalised if they fail to pay employees their 13th month wages before December 24.
The telecommuting law in the Philippines has been revised to ensure flexible work arrangements without compromising employees’ productivity.
As sexual violence cases have a detrimental effect on productivity, it is critical that companies prevent such incidents, said the Manpower Ministry.
The work performed while commuting or in an alternative work environment constitutes regular work, says the Philippines Labour Department.
The Department of Labour and Employment has signed an order that more clearly defines WFH workplaces and the work performed by employees.
A bill that aims to provide more protection to freelance workers will be submitted to Japan’s parliament this autumn.
The government has reduced the job advertising duration under the Fair Consideration Framework (FCF) from four to two weeks.
The Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) is considering requesting another deferral of the implementation of the amended Employment Act.
Workers in both private and public sectors may soon be granted a 10-day bereavement leave with full pay if a proposed bill becomes law.
The Ministry of Manpower is making efforts to ensure that the wage subsidy assistance (BSU) can start to be distributed this month.
Unions have called for paid parental leave to be extended to 52 weeks, paying parents their actual wage and including superannuation.
The Tripartite Workgroup on Representation for Platform Workers (TWG) will propose a framework for representation of digital platform workers.
Although the country increased the national minimum wage to RM1,500 (US$334) from May 1, compliance by businesses remains low.