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[China] Young employees in ‘silent rebellion’ against work culture [China] Young employees in ‘silent rebellion’ against work culture

Members of China’s Generation Z are reportedly setting their own rules in the workplace by encouraging a growing philosophy of...
06 Jan 2021

[Pakistan] Government will lower tax for expats [Pakistan] Government will lower tax for expats

Pakistan’s federal government may soon put into effect another presidential ordinance granting income tax concessions to local and overseas Pakistanis on...
05 Jan 2021

[Indonesia] 2021 minimum wage: most provinces will have no increases [Indonesia] 2021 minimum wage: most provinces will have no increases

Of Indonesia’s 34 provinces, only five have decided to increase the minimum wage for 2021.
11 Dec 2020

[New Zealand] Focus should be on lifting the median wage [New Zealand] Focus should be on lifting the median wage

Although only 4.2 per cent of working New Zealanders earn the country’s minimum wage, its rate receives a lot of...
09 Dec 2020

[Australia] Casual employment will be defined and a universal conversion standard set [Australia] Casual employment will be defined and a universal conversion standard set

Industrial relations legislation introduced this week will define “casual” employment and set out a universal standard for casuals to convert...
09 Dec 2020

[Australia] Workplace reforms give casual workers right to permanent employment [Australia] Workplace reforms give casual workers right to permanent employment

Under the federal government's new workplace reforms - intended to tackle insecure work - casual workers who have been with...
08 Dec 2020

[Japan] Rare settlement reached over outing of ex-employee [Japan] Rare settlement reached over outing of ex-employee

A man in his twenties has reached a rare out-of-court settlement with his former employer after a superior outed him,...
03 Dec 2020