Protecting workers, not jobs: 3 tiers to strengthen Singapore's employment resilience in a dynamic economy
This would mean efforts such as helping Singaporeans reskill, upskill, and transit more easily to take up new job opportunities, DPM Lawrence Wong highlighted.
Employment of foreign workers in 3 sub-sectors will need to be approved by Cabinet, HR Minister Sivakumar reminds
The textile, barber, and goldsmith sub-sectors in Malaysia have been closed to the employment of foreign workers since 2019.
Singapore's Manpower Minister addresses Parliamentary queries on legislating caregiving leaves
Leaves such as childcare leave are currently mandated, while employers are also encouraged to provide enhanced benefits such as paid parental care or child sick leave, Dr. Tan See Leng affirmed.
How to calculate Indonesia's updated migrant worker protection dues
Dues are fixed and in relation to the time of the work agreement, under the 2023 regulations on social security for migrant workers released in March.
Recommendations on protecting healthcare workers from abuse and harassment in Singapore
These include establishing a clear and common definition of abuse and harassment, including actions that cause distress, harassment, threat, or discrimination, regardless of intention.
Taiwan exempts reporting and isolation for mild COVID-19 cases starting 20 March 2023
In addition, the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) in Taiwan has announced the plan to reopen flight points for cross-strait passenger service.
Malaysia affirms commitment to TVET through MoCs with GLCs and private companies
With this, industry strategic partners will be directly involved in the implementation of the country's TVET programme, including the development of curriculum and training materials.
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