The government wants greater premium payments from employers and employees as the employment insurance system is running low on funds.
The government is planning to make social security benefits available to insurance agents, journalists, carpenters, masons, labourers and domestic workers.
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In wage negotiations held earlier this year, businesses had agreed to an average 1.78% wage hike, in response to expectations of a 4% pay hike.
Government entities purchasing goods, projects and services from SMEs should make payments between 30 and 60 days upon completion of the order.
These include some 1.85 million workers who had their labour contracts temporarily suspended or were told to take unpaid leave.
About 55,000 West Australians were opposed to getting the vaccine, with 39,000 of them being in jobs where COVID-19 vaccination was mandatory.
The employment rate for residents rose to 67.2% in June this year, up from 64.5% last year, and higher than the pre-pandemic level of 65.2% in June 2019.
The number of irregular workers has increased from 8.5 million to 9.04 million in August, rising 6.35% year-on-year.
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Although flexible working schedules have been implemented since the pandemic outbreak last year, there are no laws governing the matter.
The government is granting financial support to help companies transition to the new traffic light system for managing COVID-19.
Displaced or disadvantaged workers receive an average of 10 to 90 days of work compensation based on the minimum wage.
The government approved an economic stimulus package last week, which includes cash handouts and vouchers to lower-income households.
Several regions in China have extended maternity leave by at least 30 days, in the latest effort to address record-low birth rates in the country.
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The government is considering granting a tax break for companies which raise salaries of all employees, including new and non-regular workers.
Sichuan province conducted a week-long inspection on overtime work and takes "zero tolerance" towards employers who breach labour laws.
A total of 56,000 jobs have been created under MySTEP, the government’s short-term employment programme.
The cabinet has given the go-ahead for a soft-loan package worth 5 billion baht (US$150 million) to help create jobs for the unemployed.
By Q3’21, the total number of people employed had fallen by 196,400, of which 113,500 jobs were lost during the circuit breaker period in Q2'21.
The Manpower Ministry is optimistic of closing the wage gap between male and female workers, and to increase the level of female participation at work.
Small businesses will be compensated for their incurred losses because of COVID-19 restrictions, although some businesses are exempted from this.
Over VND5,422 billion (US$238 million) has been spent to support employers and employees in the city impacted by the pandemic.
A “no work, no pay” scheme should only serve as a last resort for employers when dealing with their unvaccinated workers.
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A Japanese labour ministry survey has found that the prolonged pandemic is still dampening wage hikes for workers in affected sectors.
Some 29.2% of foreign investment companies with over 300 employees felt most uneasy about the introduction of the workplace disaster law.