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Aussie Employers, HR Contend with Workers Comp Challenges Amid Virus

Australian employers and human resources departments are facing new worker compensation challenges as they contend with major workplace disruptions from the coronavirus. So reports Insurance Business Australia.


Costco Australia Gives Workers US$478 Pandemic Bonus

Costco Australia is handing out an A$750 (US$478) bonus to 4,000 employees who have worked during the coronavirus pandemic. So reports Human Resources Director.


HR Crisis Management, Business Continuity Plans Top APAC HR Covid-19 Concerns

Human resources teams in Asia Pacific cited their management's ability to oversee crisis and to implement business continuity plans as their top concerns in a Covid-19 world, according to a recent survey. So reports Human Resources Online.


Indian Firms Help Employees Keep Kids Entertained As They Work From Home

A number of Indian companies are providing their employees with online/virtual tools to keep their children entertained as they work from home. So reports The Economic Times.


Coronavirus Spurs Hiring Boom For Some Aussie Companies

The coronavirus has decimated jobs in Australia’s retail, hospitality and airline industries, but it has spurred a hiring boom for some private and public sector employers. So reports Human Resources Director.


Coronavirus May Give NZ Employers Legal Room to Cut Workers

While New Zealand employers are obligated to pay workers based on agreed upon employment contracts, the coronavirus pandemic may give them an out. So reports Human Resources Director.


Coronavirus Sidelining India’s Outsourcing Industry

The Coronavirus is causing havoc for India’s outsourcing industry as the pandemic has exposed how poorly many companies are prepared to have workforces that can work from home. So reports Reuters.


Singapore Workers Looking for New Jobs On Boss’ Dime

Many Singapore workers are not shy about searching for a new job while on the clock for their current employers. That's according to a new survey by Randstad Singapore. So reports HRM Asia.


Kiwi Managers Willing to Limit Digital Screen Use for $250 a Month

New Zealand managers would be willing to limit their digital screen use at work for the right price. So reports Human Resources Director.


Air New Zealand Preps for Huge Drop in Profit Amid Coronavirus

Air New Zealand could see its profits sink by NZ$35 million (US$20.8 million) to NZ$75 million (US$44.75 million) in this financial year due to coronavirus. So reports stuff.co.nz.


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