More thought must go into how this working arrangement can work, says the country’s Public Service Department.
Sagar Khatri, Co-Founder and CEO of Multiplier, highlights how the company is supporting the employment of work teams internationally.
New labour codes will potentially transform work culture, affecting working hours, salaries, leave and flexible work arrangements.
Currently, the primary caregiver in a relationship receives 18 weeks of paid leave at the minimum wage, while fathers receive just two weeks of paid leave.
India’s gig economy currents employs about 7.7 million people and is set to nearly triple to 23.5 million workers by 2029-30.
While renumeration is still important to retain talent, employees are increasingly looking at other factors, including transparency and flexible work.
With most companies adopting hybrid work, employers fear that ordering employees back to the office may trigger a wave of resignations.
Australian women are more educated and qualified than men, but are under-represented in leadership positions and workforce participation.
Companies want to decide on the kind of flexible working arrangements that meet their needs and not be dictated to about such arrangements.
The government hopes that the change in terms would promote gender inclusivity and encourage gender-neutral language.
ADP’s new report shows that Singapore’s workers want more training as organisations look to close skills gaps
The government hopes that the move will help foster greater diversity in the country’s work practices and encourage talent to move into growth areas.
From September 1, employees can submit written applications that can cover changes in working hours, working days and also the place of work.
The incoming government will address the country’s 52-hour workweek policy and the seniority-based pay models adopted by most companies.
A four-day work week is not practical as Malaysia is currently facing low productivity and labour problems, businesses argue.
Working mothers who have used up their maternity leave can now apply for an extension of more days up until the child is one year old.
Government agencies can now implement alternative work arrangements at any time for some 1.7 million employees regardless of their status of appointment.
Patrick Kwok, General Manager, Starbucks Singapore, shares how employees are benefiting from the Starbucks Experience.
The Indonesian Employers Association (Apindo) has objected to new fathers being entitled to paternity leave for a maximum of 40 days.
As the way we work continue to change and evolve, organisations are looking for more ways to build an interconnected and future-ready workforce.
While more employees in Asia-Pacific are returning to the office, many companies in Thailand are continuing hybrid work arrangements.
Due to the shrinking working population in the country, the government is considering extending or abolishing the retirement age.
The National Commission for Women has reviewed and analysed legislation affecting women, and recommended amendments to meet shortcomings.
A new report by i4cp and Fortune Media highlights how high-performing organisations are attracting, developing, and retaining talent.
About 44.8% of companies are considering raising wages in the second half of the year to retain their best employees.
Taking effect on September 1, these include the extension of maternity leave and readjusting the maximum weekly hours of work.
This comes after the state government reached a compromise with business unions, and increased the injury impairment threshold to 35% from 30%.
The Supreme Court recently ruled that the current peak wage system is tantamount to age-based discrimination as it cuts wages after a certain age.
Organised by HRM Asia, the in-person HR Leadership Series 2022 will examine the role HR leaders can play in shaping work in 2023.
A proposed Bill on Maternal and Child Welfare will provide working mothers with more benefits and help develop a better generation of human resources.