HR Tech Festival Asia 2022 is taking place from 10-13 May 2022 and includes the in-person HR Tech Fest Live on May 10.
Following complaints of ambiguity, the Women’s Aid Organisation said it sought clarification from Malaysia’s human resource ministry.
The patriarchal culture in the country has caused the labour force participation (TPAK) of female workers to lag behind that of male ones.
Women should be given equal employment opportunities in Indonesia, said Manpower Minister Ida Fauziyah.
A fast-track visa system for foreigners with a master or PhD degree in science and IT will guarantee legal status during their job search period.
It was also proposed that platform companies should provide a baseline level of coverage for work injuries sustained by these workers.
President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has outlined three main conditions that must be met to bolster the empowerment of Indonesian women.
Under new regulations, employers cannot ask female job applicants if they intend to get married or pregnant, or to make them take pregnancy tests.
Sophie Guerin, Head of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion, APAC, Johnson & Johnson, highlights how organisations can embrace and integrate DEI.
Jeanne Achille, Founder and CEO of The Devon Group, describes emerging trends that HR needs to consider for 2022.
As hybrid work becomes increasingly prevalent, Qualtrics highlights how organisations can better manage EX programmes.
Fathers who work in these firms will be able to enjoy four weeks of paternity leave, an increase from two weeks under current regulations.
With more organisations having to manage hybrid workforces, Achievers explains why recognition can be a key tool for HR leaders.
Although flexible working schedules have been implemented since the pandemic outbreak last year, there are no laws governing the matter.
The CHRO Online Series continues December 2 with CHRO Singapore highlighting how CHROs can help develop human-centric leadership in 2022.
The Manpower Ministry is optimistic of closing the wage gap between male and female workers, and to increase the level of female participation at work.
CHRO Malaysia highlighted some of the key challenges facing CHROs today, including placing their people at the heart of all business strategies.
The proportion of non-regular workers in the country has also been increasing, rising by 5.5 percentage points from 2017 to 2021.
Out of the 38 members of the OECD, South Korea ranks highest in the pay gap between male and female employees in 2020.
Although maternity leave has been extended from 60 to 90 days, this is less than the International Labour Organisation’s standard of 98 days.
So far, gig workers only receive social protection under the Self-Employment Social Security Scheme under the Social Security Organisation.
Keidanren aims to reduce the number of women who are forced to quit their jobs to care for their children or nursing care for their parents.
Tomoko Yoshino said that gender inequality is also interwoven into Japan’s tax and pension system, and is part of a wider problem on workers’ rights.
The retirement and re-employment ages for employees will be progressively raised under the law to enable older Singaporeans to continue working.
Chief Executive Carrie Lam noted that it was important to retain mothers in the workforce while offering them better childcare support.
Gig and platform workers may be reclassified as employees in a major government policy move amid a changing employment landscape.
The programme will commence in the first quarter of next year, and will support up to 30 training and job opportunities.
Benny Ramos, Director, Customer Success, Skillsoft, discusses how learning has played a central role in how organisations react to the pandemic.
The employment rate of workers aged 55 to 64 has held steady at over 67%, despite the pandemic, says Singapore's Manpower Minister.
It will allow for full-time, part-time, freelance and pro-bono work arrangements, and might include retaining and re-skilling options for older workers.