Victoria will be the first state in Australia to push out a trial to grant five days of paid sick and carer’s leave annually to casual workers.
An amendment to the Employment Act allowing three days of paid paternity leave was previously proposed, but the NGOs said that it was insufficient.
ADP highlights the role Singapore’s HR leaders can play in planning and developing the career journeys of employees in 2022.
To strengthen legal protection for workers, the Manpower Ministry is preparing a decree to prevent and handle cases of sexual violence in workplaces.
L&D is proving to be a key tool for organisations to attract and retain the best talent in a world of digital transformation.
Workers who are unwell and not able to work after testing positive for COVID-19 should not be required to produce an MC, said the Ministry of Manpower.
Nippon Sanso’s Pauline Loo highlights the importance of strategic workforce planning in gaining organisational alignment.
Flexible work arrangements will continue to be implemented by companies despite the relaxing of pandemic measures, the government has reported.
Currently, some three in 10 women of reproductive age, or 649 million women do not have access to adequate maternity protection, says the ILO.
Singapore's FairPrice Group's priority is to invest in employees, and help them to reach their full potential through various learning approaches.
Presently, only civil servants are entitled to paid leave when they take off days to care for their families, and not private sector workers.
A successful DE&I strategy can help organisations drive business outcomes and advance workplace gender equality.
This is in collaboration with NTUC, who will provide guidance on how SMEs can improve gender equality and anti-harassment policies .
A baby bonus superannuation payment can reduce the gap between the retirement savings of men and women who go on maternity leave.
For digital transformation to be successful, organisations need to find, develop, and retain the right talent.
Enforcement action may be taken on employers who continue to implement attendance-tied incentive schemes from next year.
Employees should also establish individual telework plans and clarify expectations about timelines and expected results, the WHO and ILO highlighted.
Jiangsu will be the country’s first province to allow workers to postpone retirement next month in a bid to decrease social welfare spending.
Employees who experience miscarriage or still birth should also be provided with paid leave, said the Community and Public Sector Union.
Most of the people who have difficulty obtaining jobs are typically in their 50s and 60s and have educational qualifications below a diploma.
The Japanese Trade Union Confederation wants businesses to define workplace rules related to the eligibility for remote work.
The health ministry noted that the current infectious rate of COVID-19 in the country is higher, and most likely caused by the Omicron variant.
As Omicron cases increase, the country’s biggest businesses and government departments have been encouraged to let their staff work from home.
Josh Bersin explains why the most important shift to successfully adapt to change is in mindset, and highlights how organisations can gain change agility.
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has urged the Philippine government to better address trade union rights violations in the country.
Ramada and Day Hotels by Wyndham Singapore is one organisation that has benefitted from IHRP’s Digital Transformation Playbook.
In a new world of work, organisations need to think beyond just monetary rewards if they are to attract and retain the best talent.
The move is designed to strike the right balance between retaining the standard of living for low-wage workers and meeting the needs of businesses.
Besides offering attractive salaries and wages, how else can organisations retain employees when there is a shortage of talent?
Peter Kokkinos, VP For Asia Pacific Udemy Business, highlights how organisations can grow in a hybrid world of work.