Thursday, May 28, 2020

HK government to cover wages up to HK$9,000 a month

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About 1.5 million Hong Kong workers will have up to HK$9,000 of their monthly wages paid for by the government under a HK$137.5 billion...

New employment dispute centres to cover Singapore workers

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  With the recent launch of two new dispute management offices, workers in Singapore now have access to a “cheaper, better, faster way” to resolve...

More Malaysians may lose jobs this year, says MEF

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        Malaysians can expect more job cuts this year. Already, companies are downsizing and many have started to freeze hiring. The Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) says...

Hong Kong’s expatriates “more satisfied” … but not as happy as...

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Hong Kong’s expatriates are slightly more satisfied with their lives compared with one year ago, but they are still not as content as others...

Alibaba plans to set up regional distribution hub in Malaysia, say...

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Alibaba plans to set up regional distribution hub in Malaysia, say sources Alibaba Group Holdings Limited, often referred to as the ”eBay of China” is...

Hong Kong civil servants to start work from next week

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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said most civil servants will gradually return to work from May 4, although the government had not yet decided...

Microsoft India offers enhanced family benefits

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  Recognising the need for a more inclusive approach, Microsoft India is introducing family caregiver leave for its staff. Under this enhanced scheme, staff will be...

Asking employees the right questions — at the right time

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Exit interviews get mixed reviews among HR professionals. But if you’re going to do them, you need to do them right. Andrew Lu, writing on...

Cathay Pacific cabin crew back extending retirement age from 55 to...

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Asia’s largest airline, Cathay Pacific Airways is poised to extend the retirement age of its 9,000 Hong Kong-based cabin crew from 55 to 60...

When Mental Illness Comes to Work

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When Mental Illness Comes to Work By Peter Wilson A recent incident at a major Australian airport saw an employee of one of the infrastructure utilities...