The scheme aims to ensure that jobseekers find jobs that most accurately match their skillset and offer the best growth opportunities.
Malaysia plans to include gig workers in a social security scheme and is considering specific legislation to safeguard their welfare.
Singapore is considering initiatives and schemes that will provide wide-ranging support and opportunities for employees in the country.
Urging compliance, Malaysia’s HR Minister has also called for better salaries to keep high-skilled employees in the country.
This comes after Senate employees in the Philippines successfully secure a P50,000 (US$906) inflation assistance to better cope with rising living costs.
Properly funded reforms and initiatives can provide greater choice and control to employees in Australia with disabilities.
31% of Singapore residents aged 65 and above are employed, with the majority earning less than S$2,500 (US$1,885) monthly.
Flexible working arrangements (FWAs) can help increase productivity and retain talent, but organisations need more support to implement them.
Employers are encouraged to consider employees’ cultures, values, and beliefs in any activities, programmes or policies that are not work-related.
As South Korea’s population ages and more employees leave the workforce, pension reserves are predicted to deplete by 2055.
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.