Friday, March 5, 2021

MITI to table working paper on Safe at Work

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The Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) will submit a working paper on ‘Safe at Work’ at factories and workplaces to the National...

National Employment Council Targets 160,00 new jobs

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Over 160,000 new job opportunities are estimated to be created in 2021 through committed investment and close coordination between the government and industries. A...

Workers Are Willingly Taking Pay Cuts For This Perk

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During the Covid-19 pandemic, the old saying of "Health is Wealth" is taking on a whole new meaning - especially for employees who place...

Should low-paid workers get Covid-19 vaccine priority

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Public policy analysts believe there is a case for low-paid workers to be prioritised for the third phase of Malaysia’s National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme...

EPF declares dividend of 5.2pc for 2020

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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 27 ― The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) has declared a dividend of 5.2 per cent with a payout amounting to RM42.88...

Flexible Work Arrangements Leads to Considerations for New Work and Rewards...

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Companies in Singapore expect the uptick in flexible work arrangements to continue according to a survey by leading global advisory, broking and solutions company...

UK unemployment edges up to 5.1pc on pandemic fallout

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Britain’s unemployment rate edged up to 5.1 per cent in the final quarter of 2020, official data showed today, as coronavirus lockdowns slashed economic...

Investing in Digital Upskilling and Reskilling of APEC’s Workforce is Critical

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Hiring workers with digital skills has grown substantially in the last three years across the APEC region, according to a recent report highlighting the gap...

New Guidelines a Boon for India’s Businesses

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Under new health guidelines, India's offices can now resume work after proper disinfection, in case Covid-19 cases are reported, without closing or sealing the...

Fewer graduates in Singapore found permanent full-time jobs in 2020

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The proportion of university graduates in Singapore who found permanent full-time employment six months after their final exams dropped by slightly more than 10...