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Cathay Pacific pilots’ housing packages slashed

In early September that Cathay Pacific had turned its efforts towards cutting the costs of its compensation packages for its pilots. Last Friday evening, the airline informed Hong Kong-based pilots their million-dollar housing packages would be slashed as part of the airline’s ongoing drive to reduce...

Schneider Electric introduces new Global Family Leave policy

the global specialist in energy management and automation, has yesterday launched a new Global Family Leave policy that is industry-leading in its global scope and strengthens the company’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. The policy will support Schneider Electric employees worldwide by...

Provide More Nurseries In Workplace, Help Working Mothers

Wife of the prime minister, Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor today suggested that employers especially in the private sector to provide more child care centres or nurseries in workplaces. Rosmah, who is also the Charity and Welfare Association of Wives of...

Malaysia’s Star Media aims to trim 200 staff via separation scheme – official

Star Media Group, the publisher of Malaysia's most circulated English newspaper, is aiming to trim its staff headcount by as much as 200, its chief financial officer said. The company plans to implement the so-called mutual separation scheme and early...

New Skills Future scheme calls for more employer involvement

The 24-year-old attends six-hour classes at the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) on Mondays and Wednesdays. On the other weekdays and Saturdays, she coordinates sub-contractors and electrical work projects. The project manager at construction firm NU Systems is one of 40...

Skilled immigrants face tough job market

When Preeti Hiro came to Canada from India in November 2014, she already had a bachelor’s degree in commerce and a master of business administration and was a published author in the field of strategic financial management. Hiro also...

Malaysia Budget 2018 predictions

With the government keeping an eye on the general election that must be called by 24 August 2018, in its latest economic update, RHB predicts that the upcoming Budget 2018 may hold many benefits for Malaysians. It is predicted that the...

Leave Sabah out: Bosses

Sabah should not be part of a proposed implementation of an Employment Insurance Scheme (EIS) for retrenched workers due to the State's unique economic and social circumstances. Sabah Employers Association (SEA) President Yap Cheen Boon said EIS is inappropriate for...

PM Announces Incentives For TM Employees

Any pregnant employee of Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) can return home from work one hour earlier. This is one of several incentives provided by the TM management that was announced today by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak. The incentives...

Government to develop comprehensive TVET plan

The Government will develop a comprehensive technical and vocational education and training (TVET) master plan, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak (pic). He said that the master plan will be managed by the Human Resources Ministry with the assistance...