Malaysia

Special task force to settle foreign workers’ issues in 30 days
Free Malaysia Today | 17-Feb-2017
PUTRAJAYA: A special task force, consisting of the home ministry and the human resources ministry, has been set up to ad...

Civil service not as bloated as portrayed: Cuepacs
The Sun Daily | 16-Feb-2017
KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian civil service is not as bloated as many had tried to portray it said the Congress of Un...

Prepare to retrench, Proton told
Free Malaysia Today | 16-Feb-2017
PETALING JAYA: The Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (Ideas) has warned of retrenchment of Malaysian workers ...

ASEAN

Singapore Budget 2017
Channel NewsAsia | 17-Feb-2017
SINGAPORE: When Finance Minster Heng Swee Keat delivers the Budget for 2017 on Feb 20, longer-term transformation measur...

Thai passport offices get OK
The Phnom Penh Post | 16-Feb-2017
The Ministry of Labour yesterday announced the green light had been given on new offices in Thailand designed to hasten ...

Government floats new pay scheme
The Phnom Penh Post | 16-Feb-2017
Minister of Labour Ith Sam Heng yesterday fingered large end-of-contract severance payments as a prime reason owners fle...

World

Jason Hanson, Chair – Employment and Labour Law, Osler, Hoskin and Harcourt LLP to Speak at TKG’s Labor Laws LIVE Webcast
Satellite PR News (press release) | 17-Feb-2017
New York, NY (1888PressRelease) February 17, 2017 – The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series...

Termination for filing complaint against employer is illegal
gulfnews.com | 17-Feb-2017
I filed a complaint against my employer' I have worked in a company for more than two years. I have now filed a complai...

New labour laws in Chile embolden striking miners
The Star Online | 15-Feb-2017
SANTIAGO/ANTOFAGASTA (Reuters) - Workers at the world's largest copper mine in Chile are digging in for a long strike, e...


See all previous Global Media Reports