To address economic issues faced in the country, Malaysia’s Prime Minister is reviewing salaries of employees, starting with civil servants.
An ex-employee's complaint alleging private information access on a work laptop was dismissed in Australia for not violating privacy laws.
Employers who fire female employees for being on maternity or sick leave during pregnancy will be subject to prosecution, said the Deputy HR Minister.
CHRO Malaysia will provide HR leaders with an opportunity to learn and develop effective people and organisational strategies for 2024.
Enhancing the scheme’s coverage for any unforeseen circumstances is an area of focus, said the Deputy HR Minister.
While salaries in 2023 saw a dip in the latter end of the year, employees in Singapore are expected to see an increase in their salaries in the new year.
Some of Asia’s best HR and HR tech solution providers were recognised at this year’s HRM Asia Readers’ Choice Awards.
The large amount of money recovered is testament to efforts to create a culture of accountability and compliance, says the Fair Work Ombudsman.
Labour groups in Thailand are supporting contract employees who want an end to short-term contract employment due to unequal treatment.
To help employees cope with raising costs of living, Myanmar has raised the minimum wage for the first time since 2018.
Employer groups argue that attracting investments and creating jobs instead of raising wages is a better strategy.
Singapore’s upcoming Workplace Fairness Legislation is heralding a key workplace shift, prompting a focus on equitable workplaces.
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Employees working overtime must be compensated by getting overtime pay and not by other methods, says Taiwan’s Ministry of Labour.
Organisations who may be or considering monitoring remote employees are inciting debate about the ethics and legality of doing so.
Three government ministries have questioned the findings of a new minimum wage study, saying that its research parameters are flawed
Foreign employee expansion and flexible regulations have reduced job vacancies in South Korea, with younger generations most impacted.
A new tripartite workgroup has begun deliberations to develop guidelines that will drive flexible work in Singapore workplaces.
Legislation to criminalise “wage theft” while promoting labour rights in Australia has not been met by universal approval.
The country’s gig economy faces a seismic shift as new legislation could reshape conditions and rights for “employee-like workers”.
Private employers are encouraged to focus on fair compensation for skilled employees to raise the productivity of the country’s workforce.
Organisations should develop the talent of employees and stakeholders as a part of changing to a people-centric organisation.
Wages rose from January to June earlier this year, but also saw a drop in earnings for the first time in seven years.
Her unfair dismissal application was rejected by Australia’s workplace tribunal, which supported a misconduct charge by her employer.
The main goal of the proposed policy is to raise stagnated salary growth to help more people cope with the cost of living.
Prior to the passage of the Workplace Fairness Legislation in 2024, Singapore has outlined key areas that will be protected in the workplace.
Even though employers have done more to combat workplace discrimination, mental health discrimination in the workplace rose in 2022.
Small organisations’ employees now have the access to the same rights as employees working for large or medium organisations.
Employees working for larger firms are more likely to be provided with the opportunity to work remotely, compared to those who work in smaller ones.