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Security Threats and Productivity Challenges Rise Due to Disconnect Caused by Remote Work

ManageEngine, the IT management division of Zoho Corporation, recently unveiled findings from a new report titled the Remote Work Online Behavior Report, analyzing behaviors related to personal and professional online usage patterns. The study was commissioned to help IT professionals understand the online behaviors and technology challenges that have arisen due to remote work. The […]

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October 9, 20205:46 pm
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What Does China Law Say about Anti-Discrimination in Workplaces?

The rules on anti-discrimination in China can be found on several various laws and regulations, such as the Labor Law of the People’s Republic of China and the Law of the People’s Republic of China on Promotion of Employment. However, these rules are very general and impractical and do not specify what discrimination is, how […]

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September 10, 202012:44 pm
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9 Policies on Human Resources for Health (HRH) in All Countries

Broadly defined, health work includes not only technical skills and expertise directly responsible for creating and sustaining health but also the skills needed in support systems and the linkages that facilitate the application of technical skills. The health sector is not only labour-intensive but it also depends on a precise application of the knowledge and […]

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September 8, 20201:59 pm
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Employees Unhappy Returning to ‘Normal’ Working Life during COVID Era: Survey

Research on Covid-19 vaccine development is still in progress. The pandemic is far from over. While some countries are reporting more and more new cases everyday, some others are starting to adapt to the ‘new normal’. In the workplace setting, the government of APAC countries like Singapore and Malaysia has also lifted lockdowns and allowed […]

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September 2, 20201:53 pm
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Vietnam’s Employees Data Privacy & Protection Law

Vietnam provides a general framework for data protection under Law on Network Information Security No. 86/2015/QH13 issued on Nov. 19, 2015. Personal data protection is a constitutional right in Vietnam which is often reflected in other pieces of legislation. The rules for the collection, storage, processing, use, disclosure, and publication of personal data are set […]

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August 26, 20201:25 pm
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Employee Data Privacy & Protection Law in Pakistan

In Pakistan, the right to privacy is guaranteed under Article 14(1) of the Constitution that says, “The dignity of man and, subject to law, the privacy of home, shall be inviolable.” This article vests in its citizens the fundamental right to privacy and it has been interpreted to extend to digital communications as well.  Data […]

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August 25, 20201:20 pm
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HR Guide to Employment Contract in China

Under China Labor Contract Law, a written employment contract is necessary to establish an employment relationship. However, a part-time employee, who works no more than 24 cumulative hours per week and four average hours per day, is subject to different requirements and might be employed under an oral contract. The law gives a one-month grace […]

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August 14, 20201:55 pm
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Employee Data Privacy & Protection Law in Hong Kong

The Hong Kong legal framework concerning privacy, data protection, and cybersecurity is consolidated under one piece of legislation, the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (PDPO). All organisations that collect, hold, process or use personal data must comply with the PDPO and in particular, the six data protection principles (DPPs) in Schedule 1 of the PDPO, which […]

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August 14, 20201:29 pm
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Uncovering Violations of Overtime Rules in Japan

In April to September 2016, the Labor Standards Inspection Offices (LSIOs) conducted inspections on workplaces that were suspected of violating limits on working hours. The inspection was specifically targeted to employers who asked their employees to work more than 80 hours of overtime per month.  In a report released on 17 January 2017, the Japanese […]

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August 12, 20201:37 pm
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Working Hours Rules in Hong Kong Employment

Hong Kong employment has no legislation addressing standard working hours, but the average working week is 50.1 hours which is the highest among 71 cities in the world. Hong Kong Labor Department also cited that nearly 85 percent of the workforce exceeded 40 hours a week and nearly a quarter had overtime work. Among the […]

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August 12, 20201:24 pm