Foreign workers in Qatar will no longer need controversial exit permits from their employers to leave the country.
Thailand's work permits now allow the holders to change employers within Thailand, rather than being tied to their original role and organisation.
The two countries are close to finalising an agreement which lays out mandates for the supply of Nepalese workers to Malaysia.
The chief enforcer of labour laws across the Philippines is calling for a higher budget and greater resources "on the ground".
The list reveals how Hong Kong hopes to continue developing as a high value-added and diversified economy.
South Korea is hoping that increased resources will help to create jobs, especially for women and senior citizens.
The proposed law is progressing through the Filipino House of Representatives; one of the country's two law-making bodies.
The Malaysian government has suspended the national migration system used to hire workers specifically from Bangladesh.
A crackdown is set to follow reports that government agencies have been padding their data on how many disabled staff they employ.
154 businesses have been charged after sweeping checks involving almost 2,500 employers and 50,000 foreign workers.
The territory's Equal Opportunities Commission says employers are still slow to accommodate employees who have to care for family members.
A landmark court ruling has found that "regular casual" workers, including truck drivers, are entitled to annual leave benefits.
Some 1,400 Google staff have signed a letter protesting the company's cooperation with the Chinese government on web censorship.
Courts agreed that an executive's after-hours email amounted to an almost 50% increase in work hours over what had been contracted.
The company says outdated payroll systems may have caused current and former employees to have been underpaid for the last eight years.
Angela Williamson says her former employer fired her for expressing controversial political opinions across social media.
Under Singapore's Fair Consideration Framework, companies have to ensure locals have equal chance at vacant positions as foreign professionals.
The futuristic goggles will provide workers that wear them with key information - but will also collect data on them.
A regional director with a pest control firm has won one of the first test cases of France's new "right to disconnect" laws.
Japan is looking to significantly increase its foreign workforce, with the government creating new classes of work permits for specific target industries.
Self-proclaimed “activist” investment fund group Blue Orca accused the CEO of Samsonite of résumé fraud, with Ramesh Tainwala stepping down in response.
As project-based, freelance, and gig work become increasingly de rigueur, the laws surrounding such arrangements have come under increasing scrutiny.
Angry at being fired, a man threw a molotov cocktail into his ex-employer's office.
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Almost half a million more Singapore workers will now be protected by the Employment Act.
The Indian job market is stuck in a rut, with total employment down, particularly for the IT sector - once the country's golden goose.
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