At least 1,200 firms in the Philippines might pull out from investing due to the sudden shift in policy, resulting in 150,000 jobs at stake.
A proposal calls for employees in Singapore to be allowed to call in sick up to three days without a doctor’s note.
Corporate whistleblowing might be an uncomfortable topic for any company to discuss, but it is more helpful than harmful.
The retirement age for male and female workers could increase from 60 and 55 at present to 62 and 60 respectively from 2021.
Companies are pushing back against Taiwan lawmakers who are proposing that companies appoint labour directors.
Accredited foreign professionals, including doctors, dentists, and pharmacists, soon may not need to take proficiency exams to start working in Taiwan.
The Malaysian government has decided to remove third parties in the foreign worker application and recruitment process.
Newcomer to the Readers’ Choice Awards, Elements Global Services walked away with the trophy for Best Outsourcing technology during the 2018 event.
RISQ Group has snagged the Best Background Screening Provider award for the second year in a row.
New fathers in Hong Kong will soon enjoy five days of statutory paternity leave, up from the current entitlement of three.
Bangladesh has passed a bill that will provide more facilities to workers, and the punishment of workers for violating laws has been reduced.
A proposed work-from-home bill will soon provide Filipino workers with the option for greater work-life balance.
With the proposed law, the UK government aims to tackle the lack of social mobility among ethnic minorities.
This follows allegations that a syndicate of recruiting agents monopolised the recruitment of Bangladeshi workers.
CEO Ng Yat Chung draws a line after two editors were involved in undeclared and improper relations with a junior staff member.
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.