Authorities are looking into the wider use of antigen rapid tests at the workplace and will be establishing further testing guidelines.
A new report by Achievers highlights why an effective and successful workforce starts with employees who feel that they belong.
The Sex Discrimination and Fair Work (Respect at Work) Amendment Bill of 2021 protects all Australians from workplace sexual harassment.
The Workforce Development Agency (WDA) has stated that employers are not allowed to ask potential hires for proof of COVID vaccination.
The gender wage gap, which measures the rate of men’s average pay to that of women, measured 35.9% in 2020.
Taiwan is deliberating on the minimum wage for 2022, even as some businesses continue to struggle financially because of the pandemic.
Factory owners who employ foreign workers have been advised to set up their own vaccination centres (PPVs) at their work premises.
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.