Unions can apply for subsidies to train workers in artificial intelligence (AI) to prepare the workforce for disruptions brought by a changing labour market.
The 2015 Health and Safety at Work Act in New Zealand requires workplaces to look after the physical and mental health and wellbeing of staff.
About 25.6% of companies are heeding a government directive to allow employees to voluntarily work until they are 70 years old.
Amid a COVID-19 spike, public agencies are responsible for setting their own working arrangements and updating them.
Toy company Zuru plans to sue former employees who anonymously wrote scathing online reviews of the company.
Executives closer to retirement age prefer to manage workers when they can see them in person, which differs from managers in their 30s and 40s.
To retain and attract talent, 50.9% of SMEs have either implemented or plan to implement a raise in wages in fiscal year 2022.
Some 80% respondents to a survey supported the move, indicating clear community support for paying superannuation on parental leave.
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From September 1, the cost of the 90-day maternity leave would be fully borne by employers in Malaysia, without government support.
Companies have been urged to allow their employees to work from home and implement mask wearing in the office to combat a new Omicron wave.
Organised by HRM Asia, the in-person HR Leadership Series: Live will examine the role HR leaders can play in shaping work in 2023.
The government has urged all workplaces with 100 or more women employees to install lactation rooms to support breastfeeding mothers.
Workers who are covered include contractual workers, those who are travelling, temporarily incapacitated, and those who are working offsite.
Hybrid working arrangements are becoming the norm in the public sector, which is taking the lead in the country’s endeavour to retain flexible work.
Stephen Koss, EY Asia-Pacific Workforce Advisory Leader, provides tips for creating a multi-faceted approach to hiring and talent sourcing.
Research has shown that parental care leads to better developmental outcomes, which is key for success in school, the workplace and larger community.
According to a World Economic Forum report, Japan has the largest gender gap in East Asia and Pacific, with women unrepresented in the workforce.
While it may not work for everyone, organisations should not be so quick to dismiss remote work and the potential benefits it can bring.
With flexible work gaining momentum, about 73% of companies in India are evaluating the feasibility of hybrid working arrangements.
Health authorities have been calling for a return to widespread remote work because of a worsening winter COVID-19 wave.
Under a new rule, firms are required to pay the full wages of the employee by the last working day, regardless of resignation, retrenchment, or dismissal.
Dany Holbrook, Senior People Scientist at Culture Amp, explains how organisations can create an effective employee development strategy.
The Philippines’ labour department eyes private sector assistance for worker benefits to alleviate rising cost of living.
This includes legally mandating all data-collecting institutions to analyse and publish gender-disaggregated statistics to reduce gender inequality.
The national task force on mental health will focus on stepping up resources for employees in the workplace.
A recent survey has shown that more than 70% of Japanese companies are currently not implementing working from home for their employees.
The country must overcome an asymmetry of information to spark the interest of working adults in reskilling and upskilling, said the education minister.
Malaysia recently announced that workers could apply for flexible working arrangements with their companies from September 1.
Among other objectives, the new scheme will aim to develop more talents to support the country's digital workforce.