Monday, September 21, 2020

Study Reveals SEA Workers Expect Positive Change in the Workplace Post-COVID-19

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Almost three-fourths of workers in Southeast Asia (74 percent) expect their industry will change for the better after COVID-19 due to the changes being...

Singapore Extends Jobs Support Scheme by up to 7 Months

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Wage subsidies under the Jobs Support Scheme (JSS) will be extended by up to seven months to help employers to retain their local workers. Subsidies...

SBF Welcomes Supplementary Measures to Support Businesses and Workers

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The Singapore Business Federation (SBF) has welcomed new supplementary support measures for businesses and workers as announced by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for...

Singapore Seeks to Translate Traineeships into Jobs

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Training and apprenticeship programmes offered as part of the SGUnited Jobs and Skills Package should translate into more career opportunities down the road, said...

New Google Initiatives to Benefit 3,000 Job Seekers in Singapore

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Approximately 3,000 Singaporean job-seekers will benefit from a new jobs and skills training initiative launched by tech giant Google in conjunction with government agencies...

Singapore: Most Employers Remain Fair and Reasonable Amid COVID-19

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In the months since 12 March 2020, the Singaporean Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has received thousands of reports from employers regarding cost-saving measures that...

Singapore Ministry of Manpower Enforces New Fair Hiring Conditions

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Singapore’s employment agencies will have to meet new license conditions to strengthen fair hiring practices. This announcement was made by the nation’s Ministry of...

No mid-year bonus for Singapore Civil Servants

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No mid-year bonus for civil servants, one-time pay cut for officers in 'superscale grades'Civil servants in Singapore will not receive a mid-year...

Singapore Places Focus on Its Older Workers

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Singapore has recently announced a concerted effort to help its middle-aged and older workers as they represent a majority (approximately 60 percent) of the...

Singapore to Provide New Housing Arrangements for Migrant Workers

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With the COVID-19 situation at the dormitories under control, and more migrant workers recovering or being cleared to resume work, the Inter-agency Taskforce (ITF)...