A new scheme offers cabin crew members the option of early release or retirement as the airline continues to struggle with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Manpower Minister Josephine Teo revealed that about seven in 10 of the jobs committed so far are PMET roles.
Companies operating in Singapore have called on more flexibility to be exercised where work arrangements are concerned.
The companies, which comprise of both large and small firms, are found to have “exceptionally high share of PMETs compared with their industry peers".
Uber employees can choose to continue working from home through June 2021, even if offices open before then.
The company will also be offering a COVID-19 special early retirement scheme to all ground staff and pilots.
NTUC, together with three unions, has reached an amicable agreement with a SIA Engineering-linked company on the retrenchment.
As of June 2020, there were 90,500 unemployed residents, of whom 79,600 were citizens.
The company has reportedly laid off 144 workers over three days without providing prior notice or proper reason.
Minister for Manpower Josephine Teo also expressed her commitment to ensuring essential workers get “fair opportunities” to progress.
As cyberattacks become more prevalent, sophisticated, and large-scale, there has never been a greater demand for ethical hackers.
The work-from-home insurance policy will cover risks ranging from mental health issues to even tripping over toys.
140,000 employers will be receiving the payout which will add up to a total of S$15 billion disbursed since the first round of support packages.
The integrated resort operator said the vast majority of local staff have been retained while all affected workers will get a “fair compensation”.
COVID-19 drove Singapore’s economy into a 41.2% contraction in the second quarter of 2020, as the government warns of a long recovery ahead.
Singapore employers are facing a challenge in retaining their talent, with 41% of workers considering to be entrepreneurs.
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It will also help companies in Singapore meet manpower needs by mobilising workers from firms with excess manpower.
Speaking ahead of the country's general elections, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong insisted that jobs will be the government's top priority.
61% of businesses in the region expect a significant or worse decline in annual revenue in the wake of COVID-19, new survey shows.
The latest survey also revealed that Singaporeans had to work outside of their usual hours such as evenings and weekends during the work-from-home period.
The job cuts, affecting a mainly Singapore-based workforce, will come from across all parts of the business.
10 million small businesses across Asia-Pacific will participate in Visa’s global programme designed to meet demand for cashless payments.
Ernst & Young details how organisations should plan for their return to work with the adoption of a people-centric approach.
This comes three months after cutting 25% of its senior management pay and all budgeted salary increases for the year.
In the second of a 2-part article, the spotlight is on how the Professional Conversion Programme has helped a local company overcome the challenges in today’s economic climate.
The e-commerce giant will also be making the technology open source to help other businesses ensure social distancing for their employees.
Businesses in South-east Asia, Australia and Newland are prioritising improving ICT and security resilience for business continuity plans.
In the first of a 2-part article, a Singapore employee shares how the Professional Conversion Programme has helped her make a successful mid-career switch.
The payment will enable them to get the equipment they need to enhance their home office setup and cushion any financial impact from the pandemic.