Across the country, Japan aims to achieve a national average of ¥1,000 per hour and narrow the pay gap between regions.
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Workers at chip and electronic companies may be vaccinated to reduce disruptions to the production of computer chips which are in short supply globally.
The Ministry of Labour (MOL) has temporarily lowered the number of rest hours workers must get between shifts from 11 to eight for four industries.
Businesses are advised to stagger the start times of employees and implement flexible working hours, and refrain from cross-deploying workers.
High unemployment and low competitive edge are the result of workers' unpreparedness to adapt to changes in the job market and industry, he said.
Fathers will be able to take a total of four weeks off within eight weeks of their child’s birth, and can choose to split the period into two breaks.
Employers with staff who need to work in high-risk environments should implement testing for them on a regular basis, says Enterprise Singapore.
Most employers are willing to pay to vaccinate their employees to curb the spread of the virus in their companies.
The increase was partly due to a 0.5% drop in the consumer price index, and a y-o-y rebound in part-timers’ compensation.
The government will soon pass a bill that will provide workers with extra days off should a public holiday fall on a weekend.
Staff are encouraged to report incidents where their workplace exceeds the 60% capacity, or they are asked to work despite the need for quarantine.
The committee will provide technical inputs and recommendations to set minimum wages and a national floor for minimum wages.
A recent SAP SuccessFactors webinar pinpointed the ways HR leaders can successfully pivot to build a future-capable workforce.
An app records and encrypts data like work attendances based on facial recognition, and feedback from recruiters.
Government employees who need to report physically for work will receive a hazard pay of P500 (US$10.4) per day.
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The Department of Labour and Employment (DOLE) is urging the government to include employees who work from home in its A4 vaccination priority list.
This will apply to all government employees, which includes civil servants, non-civil service contract staff and post-retirement service contract staff.
RM$2.1 billion (US$0.51 billion) will be distributed to lower-income workers who earn less than RM5,000 (US$1,212) each month.
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Enhanced wage support for select businesses affected by the city-state’s tighter measures has also been announced.
On Monday, it approved an additional NT$420 billion in stimulus spending to support the economy as business activities are curbed.
Day 2 of HR Tech Fest Connect 2021 examined key workforce issues such as skills building, remote work management, leadership and employee wellbeing.
A statement has been issued to all factories and enterprises mandating that workers be given a paid day off in order to get vaccinated.
Premier Li Keqiang pledged to extend more support to micro and small enterprises (MSEs) and the self-employed on six fronts.
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To encourage the flow of people from urban to regional areas, the government will raise the national average of minimum wages to ¥1,000 per hour.