[BANGKOK] A group of garment workers in Thailand who were illegally underpaid while making products for global brands including Starbucks and Walt Disney are taking legal action to demand...

As the pandemic spread across the globe in the first half of the year and countries imposed tight border controls, travel demand evaporated.

THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: As a business leader, would you support moves to uplift lower-wage workers even if the measures result in higher costs for your organisation?

[CHENNAI] Lawyer N izar Kochery has been fighting for migrant workers' rights in the courts for decades, but he has never felt so overwhelmed.

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong's property tycoons and global firms including Ernst & Young and Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) have received tens of millions of dollars in government-funded wage subsidies...

A GLOBAL recession might not seem like the best time to discuss measures that could raise costs for firms. Yet calls for a minimum wage have resurfaced since the July 10 polls. What gives this...

[WASHINGTON] Women are starting to be paid almost as much as men, a report released on Sept 2 shows.

DEBATE ON PRESIDENT'S ADDRESS

WHAT'S clear enough is the common goal across the political divide to uplift poorer Singaporeans. What's clearly in contest is how to get there, and resolution is unlikely to come anytime soon....

IN A recession, the argument for a minimum wage appears to fly in the face of logic. It's "not a good time", detractors say, immediately pointing to how it increases costs for already distressed...

JOBS IMPACT

SINGAPORE is looking to recognise companies that voluntarily adopt the progressive wage model (PWM) in sectors where it is not currently compulsory, such as food services and retail trade,...