Employees affected by domestic violence and family violence will be able to take time off without losing their jobs.
Employers are encouraged to consider employees’ cultures, values, and beliefs in any activities, programmes or policies that are not work-related.
A bill filed by Senator Sherwin Gatchalian aims to provide freelance workers with better protection and social services.
Government employees in the Philippines who have worked for 15 years and reached 56 will be entitled to a lifelong old-age pension under this bill.
With the interchangeable holiday policy, employees at Unilever are free to exchange a public holiday for another day that is more significant to them.
In addition to legislation, employers are encouraged to play a more active role in creating an inclusive and fair work environment for their employees.
Complaints have been filed about employers violating the 45-hour workweek requirement to the Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC).
The appointment of Tess Lumsdaine will allow Baker McKenzie to help cllients structure employment arrangements and improve change management.
The ILO Convention 190 policy protects employees from violence and harassment, which includes gender-based discrimination at work.
The amendments are largely based on the International Labour Organisation standards, which provide a framework for addressing labour issues.
The law is amended to include a component for the formula used to determine minimum wages that take purchasing power into consideration.
In addition to raising the minimum wage floor, premiums for Labour Insurance and National Health Insurance have also been revised.
The Malaysian government has postponed implementing the RM1,500 (US$339) minimum wage order to 1 July 2023 after consulting stakeholders.
The Philippines has different pay policies for special working days, regular holidays, and special non-working days for December 24, 25 and 26.
Several labour agencies in the Philippines have been undertaking separate studies to determine if a wage increase should be granted.
Fathers who took parental leave account for 24.1%, up 1.5 percentage points from the previous year, reflecting changes in social norms.
The Malaysia Trades Union Congress (MTUC) opposes retailers' request to delay the implementation of changes to Employment Act.
Instead of enforcing flexible working hours, the amendments proposed for the revised employment act are aimed at increasing employee productivity.
The Malaysia government is collecting feedback from related agencies on the revised act that promotes flexible working hours.
Working from home jeopardises vital in-person collaboration and creates conflict between employers and employees, said entrepreneur James Dyson.
If left unchecked, workplace harassment can negatively impact employees’ mental health and hurt the bottom line of organisations.
In a new government initiative to make flexible working the default, employees in the UK will have more control over when, where, and how they work.
Employers must do more to eradicate workplace harassment in their organisations, said the Australian Human Rights Commission.
A new bill strengthens the anti-discrimination provisions under the Labour Code of the Philippines to safeguard female employees.
When introduced, the new legislation will allow employees from across different workplaces to collectively negotiate pay rises.
Uber Eats is challenging the decision, maintaining that delivery staff are not part of the labour force but are customers using the platform’s service.
In line with the current challenge of attracting and retaining the best talent, employers should consider strategies that address employees’ current needs.
In the Philippines, all businesses are obligated to pay their employees their 13th month’s salary by December 24, 2022.
A number of unions are gearing up to campaign for both menstrual and menopause leave for female employees.
A newly tabled convention includes legislation that mandates employers to maintain workplace policies against harassment and violence.