The country was one out of seven other member countries with employment rates of women staying under 60%, according to the OECD.
Yvonne Teo, Vice President, HR, Asia Pacific, ADP, highlights how organisations can successfully manage an increasingly diverse workforce.
Employers have been told not to impose mandatory vaccination requirements on their staff or penalise those who opt not to be vaccinated.
The roles offered typically involve short hours, and include tasks like weeding and cleaning that bring in an average monthly pay of less than ¥40,000.
HR Tech Asia Online 2021 drew to a successful conclusion with a closer look at the future of work in South-East Asia.
Day 2 of HR Tech Festival Asia Online 2021 provided key insights into workforce issues such as employee experience, leadership, and hybrid work.
HR Tech Festival Asia Online 2021 concludes with the ASEAN Future of Work conference track, which puts the spotlight on South-East Asia's workforce.
Day 1 of HR Tech Festival Asia Online 2021 highlighted how HR leaders can help their organisations prepare themselves for the future.
Day 2 of HR Tech Festival Asia Online 2021 will provide key insights into workforce issues such as leadership and hybrid workforces.
The Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) has called on the government to do more to address the gender gap for women in the workforce.
A white paper with "concrete proposals" to tackle issues concerning women will be presented in Parliament in early 2022.
Taking place from September 21-23, HR Tech Festival Asia Online 2021 will provide new ideas and key insights to build HR’s roadmap for 2022.
The government has been urged to address gender gaps exacerbated by the pandemic when formulating next year’s budget.
The NGO has called on the government to better align laws and policies in key areas such as maternity leave, as well as cash and medical benefits.
Both formal and informal workplaces in the country have been encouraged not to discriminate against women and have inclusive company policies.
The issue of recruitment agencies not being able to access governmental wage subsidies is being examined and discussed.
A new report by Achievers highlights why an effective and successful workforce starts with employees who feel that they belong.
The gender wage gap, which measures the rate of men’s average pay to that of women, measured 35.9% in 2020.
Senator Joel Villanueva is pushing for a quick approval of a bill to protect freelancers against abuse and exploitation.
Among Taiwan’s middle-aged and older populations, some 5.74 million people were unemployed last year, citing reasons such as their age.
The Industry Ministry is training more women to master the latest technologies to support innovation and increase productivity in the industrial sector.
HR Tech Festival Asia Online 2021 will shine a spotlight on how ASEAN countries are working to promote inclusivity in the workplace.
Recently released government statistics showed that the employment rate of women dropped to 16.1% in the third quarter last year.
About 68.1% of South Koreans aged between 55 and 79 said they would want to work till an average age of 73, health permitting.
Marital status is the most important determinant of women’s employment., with those who are married 38% less likely to be in paid employment.
A Tripartite Committee on Workplace Fairness (TCWF) has been set up to review the framework for workplace fairness in Singapore.
The gender gap persists in more areas other than pay, such as the number of hours worked, highlights QCOSS.
In 2021, there will be 13 million fewer employed women as compared to 2019, said the International Labour Organisation.
South Korea ranks 30th place out of 36 OECD countries, and falls behind Japan, New Zealand, and Australia.
HR Tech Festival Asia Online 2021 will take a deep dive into leadership and other key HR functions that will shape the future of work