Of the new roles, women could hold 78% of these new jobs and 84% of these would be formal employment.
To mitigate the effects of rapidly rising inflation, a major Australian union is calling for the minimum wage to be increased by 5.5%.
The subsidies were key in helping the economy recover from the impact of the pandemic, said the Minister for Social Development and Employment.
Kicking off HR Tech Festival Asia 2022 is HR Tech Festival Live, the first in-person HR event to be held in Singapore.
To make ends meet, a record 506,000 workers in the country juggled two jobs last year, up around 100,000 from five years ago.
These include gender pay equity, improved career options, improved parental leave, and elimination of sexual harassment.
Return to workplace is more than just a shift back to the physical desk in the office, and requires careful planning to make it a success.
Tan Kwang Cheak, CEO of the Agency for Integrated Care (AIC) in Singapore, discusses the organisation’s Work Away from Office (WAO) strategy.
HR Tech Festival Asia 2022 will bring Asia’s HR community together to discuss key workforce issues and challenges.
The Ministry of Manpower has said employers are obligated to pay wages to workers who work overtime during national holidays.
The SME Association of Malaysia has cautioned that businesses may shutter or cut manpower if the costs of basic wages are too high to shoulder.
A sense of fulfilment and work-life balance matter more than salary when picking a job, said respondents to a recent survey.
The minimum wage revisions show the commitment of workers and businesses to overcome difficulties together, said the International Labour Organisation.
The Manpower Ministry is preparing a more accurate, targeted scheme for the wage subsidy programme (BSU) for low-income formal workers.
Procter & Gamble's Dr Anurag Apte highlights the philosophy that healthy people in an organisation equates to healthy business.
Employers have been urged to encourage their employees to quit smoking after it was listed as a risk factor for COVID-19 complications.
Creating and sustaining a culture in which connection and collaboration thrive should be a priority for all organisations, says i4cp.
More Japanese companies are offering a four-day workweek so that their employees can have a better work-life balance.
The government is concerned over the needs and welfare of some four million Malaysians working in the gig economy.
Thailand’s Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) has said if the minimum wage is increased to 492 baht (US$14.27), many SMEs will be severely impacted.
David Ossip, Chairman and Co-CEO of Ceridian, shares how the company is helping organisations manage employees in a hybrid world of work.
The new minimum wage rate of RM1,500 (US$344) has been officially gazetted and took effect nationwide on May 1.
As the economy continues to recover from the pandemic, the number of retrenchments fell to 1,300, or 0.6 per 1,000 employees from January to March.
The increase in workers’ wages will raise business cost and stall the economic recovery of businesses, said business organisation.
Organisations should use the Great Resignation as a platform to secure executive commitment towards improving employee experience, says Culture Amp.
Ruby Kolesky, Co-CEO of Joyous, describes her experiences of improving the performance of people in an organisation by making them feel loved.
HR Tech Festival Asia 2022, which is taking place from May 10-13, will feature the biggest and most innovative HR tech brands in the market today.
The tripartite national wage committee is expected to propose a hike in minimum wages in August, but a flat-rate wage of 492 baht (US$14.3) a day is unlikely.
Jobs will be created for the disabled at government departments, public institutions, state-owned enterprises and private businesses.
Rachele Focardi shares 10 facts about the multi-generational workforce in the post-pandemic workplace.