In a first of its kind, the Fair Work Commission (FWC) has upheld the termination of a childcare worker who had refused to get a flu jab.
The number of individuals who worked less than 36 hours a week reached 5.9 million last month, marking an increase of 836,000, or 16.6% year-on-year.
The labour ministry is advocating for companies to adopt digital payrolls within the current fiscal year, though safety concerns remain.
Data from the General Statistics Office (GSO) showed that the average income of workers rose 5.7% in Q1 compared to Q4 of 2020.
The decision has to be made before August 5, which is the legal deadline for the Ministry of Employment and Labour to deliver an official notice to the public.
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To help workers made jobless by the latest COVID-19 wave, the country’s Ministry of Labour is compiling a list of more than 225,000 job vacancies.
Various departments have asked their employees to report at staggered timings, while those living in COVID-19 containment zones are told to stay home.
8.8% of workers in the country are paid a basic salary below the RM1,200 (US$291) monthly minimum wage.
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The Ministry of Public Health's advisory comes as the number of COVID-19 cases are expected to spike after the Songkran festival.
Some of the plans to help those with disabilities have already been rolled out in 2020, while more will be rolled out progressively from the second half of 2021.
In the past 10 years, the wage gap between regular and non-regular workers has increased by 490,000 won (US$438), up 47.6%.
Offences include uncertified accommodation, non-compliance with local authority laws and not providing rest and dining areas to employees.
A labour union, representing low-paid essential workers across different sectors in Japan, has urged for minimum wages to be raised.
Data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) showed that 70,700 net new jobs were created in March, double the expected 35,000.
Job vacancies have also increased across all industries, with the highest growth in healthcare, manufacturing, construction and hospitality.
Despite the economic fallout from the pandemic, employees received the highest-ever average year-end bonus of NT$70,513 (US$2,478) last year.
Focusing on providing an environment where employees are supported to digitally thrive influences a more positive workplace culture.
To incentivise job seekers to move to new locations for work, the government is giving them an upfront cash payment of A$2,000 (US$1,539).
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The Ministry of Labour will provide free COVID-19 tests to members of the social security scheme, in a bid to curb the spread of COVID-19 in Bangkok.
The government also plans to provide F&B businesses an additional tranche of subsidies under the Anti-Epidemic Fund.
Labour activists are calling for more to be done for workers who experience adverse symptoms after receiving their COVID-19 vaccination shots.
This is part of Hong Kong’s Job Creation Scheme, which aims to create 30,000 temporary jobs in the public and private sectors over the next two years.
Confederation of Indonesian Workers Unions (KSPI) president Said Iqbal has called for companies to make mandatory full payment for Eid allowances.
Human resources minister Datuk Seri M. Saravanan has given the green light allowing employers to give their staff leave for getting vaccinated.
Among the 9,500 trainees placed across 2,500 firms, four in five are recent graduates, while the remaining are mid-career jobseekers.
The number of women in their 20s who held non-regular jobs rose the fastest, growing by 5.5 percentage points.
The level of disbursement was almost double the average annual release of US$126.79 million, before the maternity leave law was expanded in 2019.