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Britain ‘concerned’ by reports HK consulate employee detained in China

The Hong Kong consulate refuses to confirm or deny on whether the man was detained by Chinese authorities.

Tesla to cut workforce by 7%, sees smaller Q4 profit

Tesla had 37,543 full-time employees as of Dec 31, 2017, according to its latest annual filing. 

China’s Huawei ‘fires’ employee arrested in Poland

The company says it has decided to immediately terminate its employer relationship with Wang Weijing.

Creating a healthy work environment

A healthy work environment fosters employee satisfaction and better productivity, thereby making it a win-win situation for both employers and employees.

Uber goes to court to defend business model over UK worker...

An employment appeal tribunal upheld that decision last year prompting Uber to go to the Court of Appeal, with a two-day hearing due to begin on Tuesday.

The challenges of being a leader

Part and parcel of leading a team or an entire organisation is the requirement of dealing with external as well as internal challenges.

South Korean, Asia-Pacific workers ready to “future-proof” their careers

The employee sentiment survey revealed that 26% of South Korean employees had plans to leave their jobs within a year due to workplace unhappiness.

Whistleblower accuses Tesla of spying on employees at Gigafactory

A former member of Tesla's internal investigations team, Karl Hansen, filed a tips, complaints and referrals form with the SEC about the Gigafactory.

Disney to raise entry-level pay to US$15 per hour for California...

The wage of US$15 per hour applies to around 9,700 employees at the Disneyland and California Adventure theme parks.

Criminal case sheds light on Apple self-driving car technology

The criminal complaint filed against ex-Apple Inc employee Zhang Xiaolang provides a handful of new details about Apple's work on such technology.

Short on workers, German companies offer more employee flexibility

Options offered by German companies include longer holidays, shorter hours, flexible shifts, and sabbaticals.

Musk says Tesla hit with ‘extensive’ sabotage by employee

The worker, who had been denied a promotion, did “quite extensive and damaging sabotage” to Tesla’s operations, Musk wrote in the memo late Sunday, which was reported in full by CNBC.

From July 1, spouse termed an employee for Socso coverage

Human Resources Minister M Kulasegaran believes the recognition will benefit 34,000 people.

Facebook employee fired over bragging about access to user information

Facebook Inc on Thursday said that it fired an employee accused of bragging on matchmaking app Tinder about his access to private user information.

Lebanese Red Cross worker killed in south Yemen shooting

A Lebanese Red Cross employee was gunned down in his car in war-torn Yemen's southern city of Taez on Saturday, the ICRC announced.

Despite job cuts, GM won’t abandon small car market

Across the US industry, the small car market has been in steady decline since 2014, a trend driven by lower fuel prices and an improving economy.

Police, MCMC tracing email account holder over data leakage

IGP says holder of the mysterious email account is believed to be an employee of a company that works for MCMC.

Misconduct outside of business hours can lead to sacking, warns MTUC

MTUC president says any misconduct exposed on social media can be used against workers by their companies.

‘Employment Insurance System not sustainable at current deduction rate’

Social Security Organisation says EIS' accumulated funds may last for less than five years if current combined 0.4% contribution rate remains.

EIS helps retrenched workers get back on their feet

Socso says Employment Insurance System will provide support to those who lose their jobs.

Socso defends EIS, hits back at employers group

Socso says over 80 engagements were held with employer and employee groups in the development of the Employment Insurance System, which was passed last week.

EIS: Safety net or unnecessary cost, asks MEF

The Malaysian Employers Federation raises concerns over how the EIS was pushed through and its implications on Malaysia as an investment destination.

Security guard seeks court order to get Socso compensation

M Nadarajan says he sustained injuries while on his way home from work but his compensation claim from Socso was turned down.

Bosses-staff not on same page in most aspects of work

Study by recruitment firm shows that while employees see work-life balance and career progression as top priorities, employers give low importance to these.