As Singapore prepares to reopen its economy, businesses must play their part to facilitate this process, says Minister Gan Kim Yong.
The support package will help workers and businesses affected by the country’s reversion to stricter pandemic restrictions.
Amid tighter COVID-19 measures, the associations have asked for rental rebates, foreign worker levies and an extension of bank loan moratoriums.
Targeted support will be provided for businesses and workers affected by the latest tightened safe management measures from July 22 to August 18.
Tan See Leng, Singapore’s Manpower Minister, urged manufacturing firms in Singapore, especially SMEs, to continue to adopt Industry 4.0 technologies.
The government has been urged to balance the employment needs of local workers while remaining open to foreign investment and manpower
Raghav Gupta, Managing Director, India & APAC, Coursera, highlights new developments that will shape learning in the post-COVID era.
The Ministry of Manpower (MOM), together with unions and employer groups, will review the Tripartite Guidelines on Fair Employment Practices
Last year, economic contributions from the sector had already expanded by 4.8%, as digitalisation gains pace in Singapore.
Despite the easing of social restrictions in Singapore, companies should continue to ensure their employees work from home, whenever possible.
The new measures will allow parents to qualify for paternity, maternity and adoption benefits of up to S$30,000, depending on their income.
A new S$1.2-billion (US$890.2-million) support package is designed to help small-and-medium enterprises (SMEs) cope with the pandemic.
This month’s People at Work 2021 focus is on Gen Z employees starting careers during one of the most disruptive events to hit in the modern workplace.
The overall unemployment rate in the country trended down in May, falling marginally from 2.9% in the previous month.
With forward-looking initiatives that are focused on flexibility and adaptability, the life insurer is forging the way in building a future-ready workforce.
With continued economic recovery, the central bank intends to move away from industry-wide credit reliefs to more targeted support measures.
Under the Jobs Support Scheme, more than 140,000 employers will receive wage subsidies totaling S$2.2 billion (US$1.6 billion) from June 30.
Workers cannot be cross-deployed to multiple worksites, and employers need to implement flexible working hours and staggered start times.
Total employment in the country grew in the first quarter this year, signaling a recovery in the local labour market.
Businesses are advised to stagger the start times of employees and implement flexible working hours, and refrain from cross-deploying workers.
Employers with staff who need to work in high-risk environments should implement testing for them on a regular basis, says Enterprise Singapore.
In April, a total of 92,100 people — comprising Singapore citizens and permanent residents — were unemployed.
KOCH Singapore Packaging Systems has benefited from Prudential’s EB offerings to build a happier and more productive workforce.
Enhanced wage support for select businesses affected by the city-state’s tighter measures has also been announced.
The Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) has asked business owners to provide the number of staff on-site in their workplaces.
As all schools start full home-based learning (HBL) from today, parents who cannot work from home have to find alternative arrangements.
The government will co-pay wages of local employees up to the first S$4,600 of gross monthly wages during the period in which dining-in is prohibited.
From May 16 to June 13, the size of group gatherings allowed will be cut from five people to two as employees are told to WFH whenever possible,
Sentosa’s strategic location, accessibility, and array of leisure experiences has made the island the perfect one-stop solutions provider for MICE experiences.
The new National Workplace Learning Certification scheme will help companies identify and close gaps in their workplace learning systems.