Wednesday, May 18, 2022

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Labour market rebounds in Q1 2022

8.57 million jobs were recorded, compared to 8.25 million during the same period last year.

Nearly 1 in 2 prefer to stick with current job despite feeling underpaid, survey shows

While Malaysians may aspire for more income, they could also be limited by factors such as job security, time and commitments, iMoney says.

Some sectors to be given flexibility in minimum wage, says minister

Affected workers include those who earn an income by doing odd jobs, as well as companies with fewer than five workers and those facing huge losses such as the hospitality and tourism sectors.

Taliban bars govt employees without beards from work, sources say

Sources add that workers were told they would from now on be unable to enter offices and would eventually be fired if they did not meet the dress codes.

Amendments to Employment Act for 7-day paternity leave approved

This is a four-day increase from the current three days.

German unemployment declines in December amid virus uncertainty

Unemployment in Europe's top economy climbed as high as 6% in the months following the rapid spread of the coronavirus through Europe in the first half of 2020.

Tough job market in 2021 to see more fresh grads turning to civil service?

While the starting pay might be low, other factors such as job security, allowances and benefits help make a career in the civil service an attractive option.

Never mind rights, we just want jobs, say Sarawak’s rural youth

Many have been forced to migrate from their villages in the hope of finding jobs in town.
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65 going on 25, the ‘old’ Grab rider

At 65, Zakaria Abdul Wahab is thoroughly enjoying his unconventional job.

RM4.8 billion for job creation not enough, experts say

They say Putrajaya's JaminKerja and NCSP schemes require further scrutiny.

US job growth likely picked up, unemployment rate seen at 20-month low

The Labor Department's closely watched employment report is expected to show a rapidly tightening jobs market, with the unemployment rate seen falling to a 20-month low of 4.5% and wages increasing further.

Those in gig economy not included under definition of workers, Dewan Rakyat told

Deputy Human Resource Minister Awang Hashim says there is no record of labour cases that would allow gig economy workers to enjoy similar benefits as workers.

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