A survey found that over 43% of companies did not see their level of productivity affected by remote work.
The Progressive Wage Model will be expanded to new sectors such as retail, food services and waste management.
With people at the heart of any organisation, upskilling and reskilling will be key in creating a motivated workforce.
The current guidelines on anti-discrimination at workplaces will be “enshrined” into law, giving the fair employment watchdog more teeth.
Singapore will ramp up the funding of a scheme that helps local workers whose earnings are in the bottom 20%, receiving not more than S$2,300 a month.
Some 97.2% of the male national public servants whose children were born between July 2020 and March 2021 took paternity leave for at least a month.
Workplace relations minister has confirmed that COVID-19 vaccination requirements can be written into new employment agreements.
The Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare found that 37% of 24,042 businesses investigated have violated overtime laws.
ADP discusses how HR can take the lead in designing a new world of work with a multigenerational workforce.
SAP SuccessFactors' HR Connect SEA 2021 highlighted how the role of HR is evolving as a hybrid workforce continues to emerge.
Senator Joel Villanueva is pushing for a quick approval of a bill to protect freelancers against abuse and exploitation.
Jon Ingham, Director of the Strategic HR Academy, highlights the importance of HR adopting a people-centric approach, with a clear focus on employees.
A survey revealed that many companies found a lack of communication among employees a barrier to remote work, among other challenges.
The pilot programme aims to limit COVID-related disruptions to the country’s export-driven manufacturing sector.
Adrian Seligman, Chief Commercial Officer of Top Employers Institute, discusses how organisations in Asia can improve employee well-being.
The leave covers full-time, part-time, long-term staff and regular casuals at public entities, and grants workers half a day off to get their jabs.
HR Tech Festival Asia Online 2021 takes a deep dive into how employers in Asia-Pacific can improve the well-being of employees as hiring strategies evolve.
From October 1, workers in selected industries will be required to either be vaccinated, or undergo regular testing.
A new report by Mercer Marsh Benefits examines the most pertinent stakeholder threats to employers in Asia today.
This goes against an earlier circular released by the Department of Labour and Employment, which called “no vaccine, no work” policies discriminatory.
COVID-19 vaccination guidelines that allow employers to make vaccination mandatory for workers in high-risk settings are being reviewed.
Last week, Japan extended its state of emergency in Tokyo and other regions, and announced new measures that covered seven more prefectures.
Ceridian’s Rob Squires describes how organisations can effectively deliver a unified employee experience in the new world of work.
Worker unions and labour rights groups want the minimum wage to increase from US$192 to US$200 a month.
Unions and employer groups have generally taken the stance in line with that of the government on vaccine mandates.
In the region, Australia recorded 1,683 hours per annum, while New Zealand logged 1,739 hours in the year.
As the country raises its COVID-19 alert to level 4, the government is planning to reinstate the wage subsidy.
The Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry has cautioned that firms offering staff vaccination incentives could be exposed to compensation claims.
ADP highlights how organisations can optimise their payroll systems in the midst of disruption brought forth by the pandemic.
Organisations can drive innovation and change by successfully implementing employee recognition and engagement strategies.