Businesses have been told to form their own internal audit committees to ensure compliance to the stricter SOPs under the MCO.
These include making sure that premises are equipped with a safe entry QR code, thermometers and hand sanitisers
South Korea’s policymakers have proposed a bill that will guarantee employees’ rights when a company is in a spinoff.
The Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) has asked business owners to provide the number of staff on-site in their workplaces.
The New Zealand parliament has passed a bill that will double the number of paid sick leave for employees from five to 10 days.
HealthJustice Philippines has urged the government to enforce smoke-free workplaces in a bid to fight the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
Companies in Miyagi, Osaka, and Hyōgo Prefectures were asked to adopt remote work arrangements to control the spread of COVID-19.
Employers in Malaysia have been warned that they risk closure if staff are not allowed to self-quarantine while waiting for COVID-19 screening results.
In an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19 in Malaysia, the government has imposed a nationwide movement control order.
Workers who receive the COVID-19 vaccine will be entitled to two days off work, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC).
Businesses in six Selangor districts will be allowed to have 30% of staff present in offices from May 6 till May 17 under the latest movement control order.
HR Tech Fest Connect 2021 will provide key insights into how organisations can more effectively manage their employees’ mental health and wellbeing.
Firms should review operations and minimise the use of in-person manpower, limiting it to critical operations or activities required by law.
In an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19, employers need to reduce the number of staff in the office from the current 75% back to 50%.
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.