Too many changes too fast, bosses group tells govt
The Malaysian Employers Federation says businesses are still struggling to recover from the impact of Covid-19, and need more time to implement all of the changes scheduled to take effect this year.
No plans to introduce menstrual leave, says deputy minister
Deputy Women, Family and Community Development Minister Siti Zailah Yusoff says there is not much demand for it in the country.
Tesla sued by former employees over ‘mass layoff’
The workers allege the company failed to adhere to federal laws on mass layoffs that require a 60-day notification period under the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act, according to the lawsuit.
Feeling ‘super bad’ about economy, Musk wants to cut 10% of Tesla jobs
Musk told staff to return to the workplace or leave the company, a demand that has already faced pushback in Germany where the company has a new factory.
Pregnancy trap for workers in controversial Japan scheme
When Vanessa, a worker with Japan's 'technical intern' programme, told her supervisors she was pregnant, she says they first suggested an abortion and then pressured her to quit.
Millions of workers to get free vaccines as immunisation drive comes to factories, industrial sites
The Covid-19 immunisation programme enters its fourth phase to ensure private sector workers are vaccinated.
New Zealand grants automatic paid leave after miscarriage
The leave extends to a woman's partner if she suffers a miscarriage, as well as to people who were attempting to have a child through surrogacy.
Less formal, more comfortable: pandemic transforms work attire
According to employees at several companies, the casualness has happened by itself without management or HR teams intervening.
Average monthly wages up 4.4% in 2019
This in line with the country's economic performance, which also recorded growth of 4.4% at current prices in 2019.