Across the country, Japan aims to achieve a national average of ¥1,000 per hour and narrow the pay gap between regions.
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Workers at chip and electronic companies may be vaccinated to reduce disruptions to the production of computer chips which are in short supply globally.
The Ministry of Labour (MOL) has temporarily lowered the number of rest hours workers must get between shifts from 11 to eight for four industries.
Businesses are advised to stagger the start times of employees and implement flexible working hours, and refrain from cross-deploying workers.
The VND27,600 billion (US$1.2 billion) relief package will support workers and businesses badly hit by the pandemic.
Fathers will be able to take a total of four weeks off within eight weeks of their child’s birth, and can choose to split the period into two breaks.
Most employers are willing to pay to vaccinate their employees to curb the spread of the virus in their companies.
The increase was partly due to a 0.5% drop in the consumer price index, and a y-o-y rebound in part-timers’ compensation.
About 35.5 million people will be eligible for vaccination in the government’s efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19 and open up the economy.
The government will soon pass a bill that will provide workers with extra days off should a public holiday fall on a weekend.
Staff are encouraged to report incidents where their workplace exceeds the 60% capacity, or they are asked to work despite the need for quarantine.
The committee will provide technical inputs and recommendations to set minimum wages and a national floor for minimum wages.
Qualified SMEs for the new co-payment scheme include those that could not acquire a soft loan from Thailand’s central bank package.
The Cabinet is revising an economic stimulus bill to provide financial relief to two groups of self-employed people affected by the pandemic.
An app records and encrypts data like work attendances based on facial recognition, and feedback from recruiters.
SMEs adversely hit by the full lockdown can now enroll in the Targeted Repayment Assistance (TRA) programme offered by banks.
Government employees who need to report physically for work will receive a hazard pay of P500 (US$10.4) per day.
The measures include cash handouts to welfare card holders and special groups, co-payments and cash rebates, and will be implemented from July.
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The Department of Labour and Employment (DOLE) is urging the government to include employees who work from home in its A4 vaccination priority list.
Chief Cabinet Secretary Katsunobu Kato has said the country will start vaccination for COVID-19 at work premises and universities beginning on June 21.
The government has been asked to extend the wage subsidy programme throughout all phases of MCO and [Conditional] MCO, or at least till December.
Taiwan’s legislature has passed a financial relief proposal that will see NT$840 billion set aside for direct payments and loans to citizens and businesses.
This will apply to all government employees, which includes civil servants, non-civil service contract staff and post-retirement service contract staff.
RM$2.1 billion (US$0.51 billion) will be distributed to lower-income workers who earn less than RM5,000 (US$1,212) each month.
The Department of Labour could be given more authority to penalise companies who fail to comply to WFH orders.
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Enhanced wage support for select businesses affected by the city-state’s tighter measures has also been announced.