HRM Asia’s CHRO Online Series 2021 will kick off on October 28 with CHRO Indonesia examining the role HR can play in building the future organisation.
From 1 January 2022, workers who refuse to disclose their COVID-19 vaccination status will be treated as unvaccinated.
The human resources minister has tabled for the first reading a Bill to amend the Employment Act to insert a new section on paternity leave in Parliament.
Prime Minister Fumio Kishida had vowed earlier to draw up an economic package worth "tens of trillions of yen" to revive the economy.
The labour department will be studying a proposal that mandates COVID-19 vaccination for frontline workers.
Labour productivity also registered a fall of 16% in 2020, following a reduction in workforce numbers, notes the Malaysian Employers Federation.
Businesses offering dine-in and in-person services cannot fire staff or withhold the salaries of those who are not vaccinated.
From January 1 next year, only those who are vaccinated will be allowed back to the workplace, or if they have tested negative for COVID-19.
An online survey of 4,476 employees shows that a much higher proportion of women than men prefer to work remotely than at a physical office location.
Some workers have said that they were not paid their salaries as they were required to first present proof of vaccination.
HRM Asia’s CHRO Online Series 2021 will kick off on October 28 with CHRO Indonesia discussing how HR is taking the lead in shaping the future of work.
Employees who made claims for salary arrears and compensation for wrongful dismissal in the last financial year recovered S$13 million.
Workers in Taiwan worked more hours than those in other countries in the world last year except for three other countries, according to the Ministry of Labour.
To help workers, especially women, balance family and employment responsibilities, Labour has urged for a review of the “erosion” of part-time work.
Josh Bersin details the critical components to consider when designing deskless work strategies and the employee experience for deskless workers.
Although wages levels have been increasing, workers are still making less than they used to as compared to before the pandemic hit.
Australia's Northern Territory has made it compulsory for anyone serving the public at work to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
All public and private institutions have begun testing employees and officials for COVID-19 after the recently concluded Pchum Ben festival.
An upcoming webinar by Workday and HRM Asia will examine how organisations are managing employee experience in a hybrid work environment.
The Japan Federation of Employers' Associations says taking on secondary employment can result in a more productive workforce.
The Employers & Manufacturers Association (EMA) is calling on the government to mandate workers to carry digital vaccine passports to enter workplaces.
The majority of businesses have had to resort to remote working as India went into a hard lockdown from March last year, shutting for three months.
About 13 business groups have asked the government to restrict the mobility of unvaccinated individuals and to step up mass inoculations.
Businesses in Auckland are calling for government-mandated vaccination at workplaces amid a lockdown that has lasted seven weeks.
A recent SAP SuccessFactors webinar highlighted how organsiations can successfully deploy technology to upskill and reskill employees.
With more organisations treating DE&I as a priority, CoachHub explains why digital coaching can help to create the best DEI programmes.
Malaysia has announced that all medically fit federal government employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19.
Healthcare staff in New South Wales (NSW) must be inoculated with the COVID-19 vaccine by September 30, said NSW health minister Brad Hazzard.
It called on lawmakers to pass proposed amendments to an act that would allow male employees seven days of paid pre-paternity leave.
Yvonne Teo, Vice President, HR, Asia Pacific, ADP, highlights how organisations can successfully manage an increasingly diverse workforce.