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APAC Warehouse Associate: Positive Workplace Changes Amidst Labor Shortage

APAC warehouse associates reported an improved working conditions and increased usage of technology that make their jobs simple and easy.

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June 14, 202210:57 am
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DocuSign and Microsoft Deepen Relationship to Accelerate Work From Anywhere

DocuSign and Microsoft introduced new integrations for clients to draft, sign, and manage contracts from virtually anywhere.

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June 14, 202210:46 am
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Indonesian Edutech Startup Zenius Laid Off 200 Employees

Zenius, an Indonesian-based educational technology (edutech) startup, has laid off 200 of its employees on Tuesday, May 24th.

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May 25, 202210:14 am
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Vietnam to Raise Regional Minimum Wage from July

Vietnamese National Wage Council has agreed to raise the region-based minimum wage by 6 percent from July, during its working session on April 12. The pay hike level for Region 1 is 260,000 VND (11.36 USD) per month, while the respective figures for Regions 2, 3 and 4 are 240,000 VND, 210,000 VND, and 180,000 VND. With the adjustment, […]

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April 19, 20228:55 pm
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More Malaysian Jobseekers Expected to Cross Over to Singapore

More jobseekers in Malaysia, especially from Johor, are expected to search for jobs in Singapore as the borders between the two countries are reopened. Johor Indian Business Association president P.Sivakumar said there would be a significant increase in the entry of Malaysian workers into Singapore’s labour force. “Experienced Malaysian workers are in demand in the […]

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April 18, 20225:56 pm
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Ministry Manpower Urges Companies to Pay Eid Allowance Without Delay

As Ramadan is here, Indonesia’s Manpower Ministry has appealed to companies to pay the 2022 Eid al-Fitr allowance (Tunjangan Hari Raya – THR) to their employees promptly. The ministry also expects companies with high profits to increase the allowance. Secretary-general of the ministry Anwar Sanusi said on Monday (Apr 11) that the appeal was made after the […]

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April 14, 20223:56 pm
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On the Brink of ‘Flexidus’, Women in India Quitting Jobs Due to Lack of Flexibility

Lack of work flexibility has taken its toll in India. Recent LinkedIn report revealed a significant percentage of women in India are quitting or considering quitting their jobs this year due to the threat of pay cuts, bias, and exclusion if they are asking to work flexibly. Following the pandemic, a majority of women in […]

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April 13, 20225:05 pm
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Malaysians Duped by Fake Job Offers in Cambodia Safely Repatriated

Twelve Malaysians who were held captive in Cambodia after being duped by a lucrative job offer as customer service officers were safely repatriated today (Tuesday, Apr 12), while four others are still in the country as they have to undergo quarantine after being tested positive for Covid-19. The success of bringing the 12 men home, […]

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April 12, 20223:30 pm
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Wage Subsidies of RM20.63 Bil Disbursed by Malaysian Govt As of March 18

The government has disbursed RM20.630 billion to 357,618 employers through the wage subsidy programme (PSU) up to March 18, 2022, which has helped to sustain 2.96 million local jobs in an effort to reduce the unemployment rate. Finance Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Abdul Aziz said for PSU 1.0, a total of 322,177 employers and […]

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April 6, 20225:36 pm
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Indonesia Vows to Protect All Migrant Workers Regardless of Status

The Indonesian Government has vowed to give the same protection to all Indonesian migrant workers (PMI), whether they have procedural or nonprocedural status, Presidential Chief of Staff (KSP) Moeldoko has emphasized. “Whether the migrant workers are procedural or nonprocedural, they all must be protected. This has become the commitment of Mr. President (Joko Widodo),” Moeldoko said […]

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April 4, 20225:27 pm