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<a href=http://www2.staffingindustry.com/row/Editorial/Daily-News/Australia-Unemployment-rate-hits-three-year-low-39344 target=_blank >Australia's Unemployment Rate At Three Year Low</a>

By Danny Romero — The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Australia decreased by 0.1% to 5.6% in August compared to the previous month, its lowest rate in three years according to figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics. The data showed that the number of unemployed decreased by 3,900 in August 2016 compared to July 2016. Meanwhile the […]

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<a href=https://www.jacobinmag.com/2016/09/arab-spring-worker-strikes-giulio-regeni/ target=_blank >Egypt: Why Sisi Hates Egypt's Unions</a>

Egypt is cracking down on labor to quash the force behind the Tahrir Square revolution. By Ari Paul — One night during the Arab Spring, after a drive down the highway that connects Alexandria and Cairo, a fellow journalist and I arrived in Zamalek, the leafy Cairo neighborhood where we were staying. We had spent the day […]

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<a href=http://www2.staffingindustry.com/row/Editorial/Daily-News/Taiwan-Workforce-will-keep-rising-until-2030-retirement-delayed-39278 target=_blank >Taiwan – Workforce Will Grow Until 2030, Retirement Delayed</a>

By Danny Romero – Taiwan’s workforce will keep rising until 2030 according to data from the National Development Council (NDC), despite the working age population (15-64), reaching a peak this year. The NDC report, which contains estimates for the nation’s population trends from this year through 2061, said the ratio of Taiwan’s working-age people to the total […]

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<a href=http://www2.staffingindustry.com/row/Editorial/Daily-News/Vietnam-86-of-textile-workers-may-lose-jobs-to-automation-39241 target=_blank >Vietnam Textile Workers May Risk Being Replaced By Machines</a>

By David Papapostolou — Up to 86% of Vietnam’s workers in the textile, clothing and footwear industry are at high risk of losing their jobs to automation in the near future, according to a recent survey by the International Labour Organization (ILO). Low labor productivity leads to greater automation, as the cost of using an automatic sewing […]

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<a href=http://www2.staffingindustry.com/row/Editorial/Daily-News/World-Money-is-only-one-motivating-factor-39243 target=_blank >Compensation: Money Talks But Is Only One Motivating Factor</a>

By David Papapostolou — Whilst money is a key factor for anyone seeking employment, it’s not always the ultimate motivating factor. According to the 2016 Hays Asia Salary Guide, the number one reason jobseekers stated they were looking for a new employer was for a better salary and benefits package. However, when those staying with their current […]

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<a href=http://www.staffingindustry.com/row/Research-Publications/Daily-News/Singapore-Demand-grows-for-tech-workers-36504 target=_blank >Singapore – Tech Worker Demand Grows</a>

By Danny Romero – In Singapore, there are nearly 15,000 IT vacancies with the number expected to double, according to the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA), a government organization responsible for the nation’s IT growth. ChannelNewsAsia reports that IDA found that there were 150,000 tech professionals working in Singapore in 2014, with about 15,000 vacancies that […]

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<a href=http://www.staffingindustry.com/row/Research-Publications/Daily-News/India-New-labour-laws-to-take-effect-36503 target=_blank >India New labor laws to take effect</a>

By Danny Romero  India’s Gujarat government will implement new labor laws from January 2016, which will aim take greater control over industries and attempt to minimize employment disputes, according to the economictimes.indiatimes.com. The Gujarat Labour Laws (Gujarat Amendment) Bill 2015 was passed in February of 2015. New labor laws in India will change certain basic definitions in […]

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<a href=http://www.staffingindustry.com/row/Research-Publications/Daily-News/Japan-Job-availability-figures-best-for-over-23-years-35555 target=_blank >Japan Job Figures Best In 23 Years, Unemployment Down</a>

Japan’s job availability figures continued to improve in August to their highest level in more than 23 years, the government announced today, reflecting companies’ willingness to hire more employees, reports Japan Times. The ratio of job offers to seekers climbed from 1.21 in July to 1.23 in August, the highest since January 1992, when it […]

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<a href=http://www.staffingindustry.com/row/Research-Publications/Daily-News/UAE-Less-than-half-of-HR-directors-plan-to-recruit-in-H1-2015-33253 target=_blank >UAE – Most HR Directors Not Recruiting In 1st Half Of 2015</a>

Up to 40% of HR directors plan to recruit staff in the UAE in the first six months of 2015, with their companies set to add new positions, according to a report from recruitment firm Robert Half, reports gulfbusiness.com. The latest Professional Hiring Index was four points lower compared to the index for the previous […]

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<a href=http://www.staffingindustry.com/row/Research-Publications/Daily-News/Vietnam-ManpowerGroup-obtains-first-new-license-33252 target=_blank >ManpowerGroup Lands First Temporary Staffing License In Vietnam</a>

ManpowerGroup announced that it has become the first foreign-owned workforce solutions company to obtain the new Vietnamese Subleasing License. The new license is one of the most significant aspects of the new labour code adopted by the National Assembly of Vietnam; providing, for the first time, a set of comprehensive guidelines for the provision of […]

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