Under current safe management measures, peak-hour travel on public transport in January has risen by 11%, compared to November 2020.
Member of the Japan House of Councillors Kuniko Inoguchi is backing a bill that would give workers a four-day work week.
The government is considering whether some activity under the manufacturing sector should also have the flexibility to work from home (WFH).
Australia’s Commonwealth Bank intends to keep a hybrid model of staff working from the office and home.
Problems facing workers who work from home and their employers need greater attention, including the rights and risks involved, says the ILO.
In Singapore, as more employees head back to the office, giving them more flexibility over work arrangements can boost their mental well-being.
The year 2021 represents an opportunity for organisations to rethink many of their processes and practices.
HRM Asia talks to some of the leading HR thought leaders on how organisations can make a successful transition into 2021.
With more organisations making remote work permanent, here are a few things to keep in mind, writes HRE's Jen Colletta.
The government is requesting companies to cut the number of commuting workers by 70% with alternatives like teleworking.
After a largely difficult and uncertain 2020, HR faces the challenge of reinvigorating employees, as well as helping their organisations develop strategies that will ensure success in 2021.
The Ministry of Labour & Employment has made the proposal to formalise work from home (WFH) regulations for the services sector in the new year.
The management team from Ramada and Days Hotels by Wyndham Singapore shares insights on their organisational approach during the pandemic and beyond.
Many workers in New South Wales are opting to continue working from home.
Whether organisations decide to return to the workplace or continue remote work in 2021, employees will be the key to success.
Employers may need to upskill or re-skill their foreign workers, especially in sectors where local staff are hard to employ.
Those in the management and supervisory posts in conditional movement control order (MCO) areas have been told to continue working from home.
After allowing half of its staff to work from home last week, the Delhi government is now asking them not to leave the city without permission.
Companies now have the option to hire contract staff from Tier 2 and 3 cities as working from home becomes more prevalent and accepted.
Chief executive Carrie Lam has announced sweeping measures to stop the spread of COVID-19, ordering all government employees to work from home (WFH).
From next week, except for senior officials, half of the capital city’s government staff will start to work from home (WFH).
As more staff look for work online, companies are also starting to hire more freelancers to cut costs, in response to the pandemic.
COVID-19 has caused hiring in the country to decline by more than 50%, with more applicants vying for the same job.
Emma O’Dell, Director of Client Capability, BPP, explains how BPP’s organisational capability approach is helping their clients identify skills gaps and develop their people.
Workforces need to focus on upskilling business skills such as communication and leadership, says Skillsoft.
Malaysia’s Movement Control Order (MCO or PKP) has given rise to an alternative for the WFH acronym – work from hotel.
The new guidelines cut compliance for the IT industry, removing reporting obligations for firms, and easing the way for WFH to take place.
Unions in Australia unions are evaluating if more protection would be needed so that workers do not face discrimination or loss of pay and benefits.
Speaking with HRM Asia, Mastercard’s Amanda Gervay highlights how the company builds long-term success through demonstrating workforce agility.
At CHRO Series Indonesia, ADP and Microsoft will address key workforce issues as organsiations look to navigate successfully beyond the pandemic.