Tuesday, January 25, 2022


UK PM announces home-working, Covid-19 passports in England

The passports will be required 'for entry into nightclubs and venues where large crowds gather', Boris Johnson says, specifying that this would mean indoor venues where more than 500 people gather unseated.

Work from home sees migration in property purchase trends

House buyers are no longer as concerned about finding property located near city centres.

No US-style ‘Great Resignation’ expected in Malaysia

Bosses group MEF says resignations are in fact on the decline although an economist warns that such a scenario is possible as younger workers favour freedom over financial gains.

Rotating presence at school, work limits Covid spread, study shows

The second most effective method is to have two groups rotate daily.

Google ‘pay calculator’ to reduce pay of staff who do not return to office

Employees who choose to work from home or even move to cheaper regions will likely be subject to a salary cut.

Only workers in essential services allowed in office during EMCO, says minister

M Saravanan urges bosses to abide by the SOPs and allow their workers to work from home during this period.

Facebook extends its work-at-home policy to all employees who can do so

Companies are beginning to acknowledge that there will be no going back to pre-Covid working practices.

Apple faces employee resistance in office return plan

At least 80 employees have signed a letter calling for more flexibility for those who have been working remotely for more than a year.

Over 1,000 complaints of bosses breaching MCO SOPs lodged with govt

Minister M Saravanan says his ministry is empowered to order the closure of companies that breach SOPs.

Proposal for action against bosses who defy WFH order to be brought to NSC

Human Resources Minister M Saravanan says currently, only the health ministry has the power to act against employers who violate the SOPs.

LinkedIn gives staff week off for well-being

LinkedIn does not expect employees to begin returning to its offices until September, and plans to make it standard practice to let them work from home as much as half of the time.

Govt mulls extending WFH with full pay for those caring for sick family members

Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin says this is to encourage shared responsibility and increase women's work productivity.

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