The Ministry of Manpower plans to have more than 100 officers check on companies who have not implemented flexible work arrangements.
A four-day long operation which conducted random checks on more than 100 companies resulted in 34 firms being issued stop-work orders.
With the increasing number of COVID-19 cases, the MOM has issued an advisory for employers on handling employees' travel movements.
From March 18 to March 31, travel to and from Malaysia will be prohibited, while all non-essential businesses and services will be shuttered.
Employers are now required to notify the Ministry of Manpower of any cost-saving measures that affect employees' salaries from March 12.
Six employers' work pass privileges were suspended after their workers were found breaching the Leave of Absence amidst the Wuhan virus,
A Filipino worker's lawsuit against her former employer in Japan has put the spotlight on whether employers should be retaining foreign employees' passports.
While the idea of a four-day work week is catching up among businesses, Australian Industry Group Chief Innes Willoxa believes it can be damaging for jobs.
Several thousands of workers in Indonesia held a rally to protest against the proposed changes to the labour law, which is seen as a barrier for foreign investment.
Transportation services, banks and shops were shut as tens of thousands of workers in India went on strike to protest against the latest labour reforms.
Sterling RISQ won the Gold Award for Best Background Screening Provider at the 2019 Readers Choice Awards last month.
An education-focused business leader, a former leader of Harvard Innovation Labs, and the Readers Choice Awards feature in last month's top five.
Harsh discrimination is on the rise within Indonesia’s Civil Service finds its Ombudsman.
The Southeast Asian economy has grand plans to raise its retirement age, allow trade unions and become a leading innovation centre.
Despite Indonesia being Southeast Asia’s biggest economy, it is being bypassed by Chinese companies in favour of its nimbler neighbours.
Small firms may not be ready for new measures to shorten the maximum weekly working hours from 68 hours to 52.
Authorities in China are doubling down on national efforts to eradicate wage defaults across the economy.
A new CHRO could seize the chance to address the sexual harassment allegations suddenly plaguing the company.
Paternity leave is guaranteed under Japanese law, but few employees attempt to utilise it. One Canadian expat says that led to an uncomfortable workplace.
The nationwide strike affected more than 50 assembly plants throughout the US, but was ended on October 16.
A viral workplace video designed to highlight food production employer’s poor health and safety practices reveals one of its secret recipes instead.
A Malaysian recruitment agency is launching a new ethical hiring model that it hopes others in the industry will follow.
Employees at Thomas Cook are worst hit in the mismanagement fiasco, and took to social media to air grievances.
More than 200 former employees are fighting to get back wages from last two months from the Singapore-based online grocery delivery firm.
The sum collected will be paid to workers who had been short-changed by their errant employers over a number of years.
Japan's employment policies under spotlight after personnel worker was sent to work in warehouse after returning from paternal leave.
California lawmakers pass a controversial bill that requires firms to treat independent contractors as employees.
Japanese clothing giant is working with the International Labour Organization to push for better worker protection.
Spy gadgets are rising in popularity to record abuse and harassment by bosses following changes in law.
Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad says retiring at 60 is good enough and will avoid ‘’deadwood’’ in the workplace.