Singapore’s Centre for Fathering is advocating for family-friendly workplace policies that can create happier families and more productive employees.
Work can have a detrimental effect on mental health and organisations must address the risks to mental health, says the World Health Organisation (WHO).
Employers are mandated to prevent sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace under laws to be introduced into parliament.
More must be done to inncrease female labour force participation, which is crucial to boost economic growth, says the IMF.
Female employees who choose flexible hours or work from home may risk missing out on opportunities through in-person interaction
The office space, opened on trial till the end of the year, has workstations for three employees and space for up to six dogs at any one time.
As organisations face challenges in retaining talent, the Good Work Framework by the World Economic Forum provides strategies to overcome these issues.
A labour union is calling on the government to axe the standard five-day workweek to boost productivity and employee wellbeing.
Workplace practices and working preferences have shifted, and employees are now looking for jobs that better fit their lives.
A proposed bill prohibits employers from making repeated or constant work-related instructions after statutory working hours.
The Ministry of Health (MOH) wants it to be compulsory for employers to provide a day’s leave to all employees to undergo health screenings.
Natalia Navin, CHRO for Maxis, discusses the strategies the telco has implemented to empower employees to attain greater success in their work.
Although 80% of the workforce has reported mental health issues over the past year, only around 30% of the affected have taken steps to manage symptoms.
Despite holding attributes to be successful, women have been paid less than their male counterparts over the last five years.
An amendment to the Labour Protection Act has been proposed to abolish temporary and daily employment and upgrading the status of workers.
Youths in Singapore are also concerned about their employability and having the right skills to succeed in the workplace.
More than 170 HR and business leaders discussed topics like modern HR mindsets, flexible work and employee wellbeing at HR Leadership Series: Live.
The Sharing Economy Committee (SEC) will train and verify gig workers, as well as create job placements in high-value jobs.
Taking effect from January 1 next year, the monthly minimum wage will be raised to NT$26,400 (US$855) and the basic hourly rate to NT$176 (US$5.7).
Sleep, fulfilment, bounce, relaxation, and focus are the five critical factors needed to strengthen workplace resilience.
Workers in both private and public sectors may soon be granted a 10-day bereavement leave with full pay if a proposed bill becomes law.
Men were found to be more sensitive than women to negative perceptions toward using parental leave, according to a new survey.
Digitalisation and a talent-ecosystem approach can help streamline efficiency and boost morale in the workplace, says EY.
As work continues to evolve, a one-size-fits-all approach no longer works and organisations must exercise more flexibility to address employee needs.
Microbreaks of 10 minutes or less to eat a snack, go for a walk or scroll through social media can increase vigour while decreasing fatigue.
Before hiring any foreign worker, local employers will need to meet the requirement of paying all their local workers at least S$1,400.
From September 1, the living wage in the country has increased by 90 cents to NZ$23.65 (US$14.5) an hour, although its implementation is not mandatory.
More workers around the world are continuing to use Google to identify remote jobs and understand how remote work functions.
Some 66.6% of South Korean workers believe that flexible work systems are effective in reducing unnecessary overtime work.
Unions have called for paid parental leave to be extended to 52 weeks, paying parents their actual wage and including superannuation.