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[Global] Minimum monthly wage increase agreed for world’s seafarers [Global] Minimum monthly wage increase agreed for world’s seafarers

The meeting agreed to raise the ILO minimum basic wage for an able seafarer to $658 (US) as of January...
19 May 2022

[Global] Microsoft will ‘nearly double’ pay to retain employees [Global] Microsoft will ‘nearly double’ pay to retain employees

In a statement on May 16, Microsoft said the move will primarily affect “early to mid-career employees”.
18 May 2022

[Global] Push for a workplace return prompting Gen Z resignations [Global] Push for a workplace return prompting Gen Z resignations

71 per cent of 18 to 24-year-olds agreed that "if my employer insisted on me returning to my workplace full-time,...
27 Apr 2022

[Global] HR startup remote valued at nearly $3bn following latest funding round [Global] HR startup remote valued at nearly $3bn following latest funding round

Remote was founded in 2019 and numbers software firm GitLab Inc, food-delivery company DoorDash Inc and payments firm Paystack among...
07 Apr 2022

Papaya Global acquires Azimo to further expand its market Papaya Global acquires Azimo to further expand its market

Papaya is acquiring the full business upon the deal closing, including all of Azimo’s employees, the company said.
30 Mar 2022

[Global] Payroll headaches for crews on Russian megayachts [Global] Payroll headaches for crews on Russian megayachts

The Dilbar is owned by Russian oligarch Alisher Usmanov, one of 26 associates of Russian President Vladimir Putin who were...
15 Mar 2022