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Thailand Offers 500,000 Doses of Covid-19 Vaccines for Migrant Workers

As the country is gearing up to reopen borders, Thailand will set aside up to 500,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines for foreign workers from neighboring countries like Myanmar, Cambodia, and Laos. Reuters reported that the government plans to allow migrant workers to re-enter the country beginning next month and fill up shortages in big exporting […]

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November 15, 20214:53 pm
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HR Role to Support Women’s Mental Health during Covid-19 Pandemic

This article is a guest post. Working women are frequently expected to involve in multiple roles at the workplace and at home. Having to juggle between many responsibilities, this type of pressure can take a toll on women’s wellbeing. Maintaining good mental health is an essential aspect of quality life. Needless to say, when women […]

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September 15, 20212:47 pm
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Employers Supplied with Covid-19 Antigen Rapid Test Kits as Malaysia’s Business Reopens

The Human Resource Ministry through the Social Security Organisation (Socso) will supply Covid-19 Antigen Rapid Test Kits (RTK) to employers to facilitate the Recovery Phase Covid-19 Screening Programme on employees. Its Minister, Datuk Seri M Saravanan, said the employers are responsible for coordinating the implementation of the screening process with clinics, hospitals or trained doctors […]

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September 7, 20213:11 pm
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Employer-Employee Relationship Permanently Altered by Covid-19, Report Finds

The pandemic has undoubtedly brought a fundamental shift in how organizations work. Now that vaccination rollout is underway, employers are expecting their workforce to come back to the office. The evolving employer-employee relationship is challenged further as tensions surface amidst the return-to-workplace discussions. Executives recognize the profound effect this moment could have on how organizations […]

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July 27, 20213:35 pm
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Vaccination Center Closed After 200 Workers Contracted Covid-19

Amidst surging cases of Covid-19, Malaysia is ramping up its vaccination programme and imposing stricter lockdown over the past month. As the nation struggles to contain its biggest outbreak yet, rarlier on Tuesday (Jul 12), a vaccination center was ordered to close for sanitization after more than 200 volunteers and workers there tested positive over […]

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July 13, 20216:01 pm
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Workers and Employers Affected by Covid-19 Urged to Apply for Socso’s Employment Insurance System

Workers and employers in all sectors affected by the Covid-19 pandemic have been urged to apply for temporary assistance or benefits offered by the government through the Social Security Organisation’s (Socso) Employment Insurance System (EIS). Human Resources Ministry said among the EIS aid for workers who lost their jobs are the Job Search Allowance, Early […]

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June 24, 202112:38 pm
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Singapore Firms Offer Days-Off, Free Medical Consultations to Support Workers Taking Covid-19 Vaccine

Singapore is inviting younger age groups to get vaccinated against Covid-19, with the registration exercise for those aged 12 to 39 began on Jun 11. To encourage employees to get their jabs, some companies take initiative by introducing measures. They also provide help and support for those who may suffer side effects. As reported by […]

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June 17, 20213:47 pm
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What to Wear After Covid-19: Sweatpants at Work, Why Not?

The definition of ‘business casual’ is about to get rewritten in the post-Covid era. As mass vaccination effort against COVID-19 is getting underway globally, more employees say they’re ready to return to the office. While adherence to safety protocols means the office itself may look different, office workers also expect themselves, specifically their clothing, will be different too. […]

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June 15, 202111:30 am