Malaysia

Malaysian economic growth to be better this year than las
The Star Online | 24-Mar-2017
PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian economy is expected to see some recovery, with growth set to pick up this year....

Proton outfit wins wrongful termination suit by Gen-2, Neo designer
Malay Mail Online | 23-Mar-2017
KUALA LUMPUR, March 23 ? The Industrial Court has ruled that a now-defunct unit under the Proton Group had not wrongfull...

Malaysia’s HR salary and employment outlook for 2017
Human Resources Online | 22-Mar-2017
Good news for HR professionals in Malaysia – the profession is expected to be in demand as more companies mov...

ASEAN

National Wages Council invites public to share views on annual wage guidelines
The Straits Times | 24-Mar-2017
SINGAPORE - The National Wages Council (NMC) is asking for views from the public on its annual wage recommendations....

Singapore CPI edges higher for third straight month, but core inflation dips
Nikkei Asian Review | 24-Mar-2017
UOB and Citi expect MAS will hold off tightening policy till October SINGAPORE (NewsRise) - Singapore consumers experie...

Kids fuel Myanmar economy
The Star Online | 23-Mar-2017
Hmawbi (Myanmar): Fourteen-year-old San Min Hteik had worked at the steel factory for less than a week when his hand got...

World

Canada: Government Announces Labour And Employment Law Review
Mondaq News Alerts (registration) | 24-Mar-2017
As we previously anticipated, yesterday the government announced a process to review changes to the Labour Relations Co...

The ease of compliance to maintain registers under various labour laws rules notified
Legally India | 24-Mar-2017
The Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India has vide its notification bearing ref. no. G.S.R. 1048(E) dat...

2016 Recap: A Busy Year for Employment Law
the Irish News | 23-Mar-2017
In case you missed it, 2016 was a banner year for the California Legislature in enacting new employment laws.  Here...


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