Critics say that the proposed bill will cut severance benefits and revise rules on outsourcing, while having a negative impact on the environment.
More employees will be allowed to return to the office subject to capacity limits, although work-from-home remains the default mode of working.
The MOM is stepping up their scrutiny and enforcement actions against employers in Singapore who blatantly practise discrimination.
Minister for Manpower Josephine Teo said the adjustment is to enable firms to access the manpower they need while ensuring a strong Singaporean core.
As organisations continue to plan their recovery from the pandemic, EX is a top priority.
The companies, which comprise of both large and small firms, are found to have “exceptionally high share of PMETs compared with their industry peers".
While hourly wages will offer more flexibility in hiring, there are concerns among employers and activists.
NTUC, together with three unions, has reached an amicable agreement with a SIA Engineering-linked company on the retrenchment.
The company has reportedly laid off 144 workers over three days without providing prior notice or proper reason.
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A proposed new bill will require employers to offer work-from-home arrangements for their employees, and comes as lockdown measures continue.
It makes up about 5% of the country’s workforce, with their salaries cut by up to 25% as a result of cost-saving measures.
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Singapore will enter Phase 2 of its reopening on June 19, although employers should continue to allow workers to work from home.
Despite filing for bankruptcy with outstanding debts of 200 billion baht, Thailand's national carrier said there will be no layoffs for now.
Among a lineup of new training and career support initiatives is a new training programme developed in collaboration with Ngee Ann Polytechnic.
Even as businesses and workplaces reopen, 59% of employees in Singapore said they are not comfortable with returning to their offices.
Companies in Singapore face getting their work pass privileges and Jobs Support Scheme wage subsidies revoked for not paying retrenchment benefits.
Even as many employees in Singapore continue to work from home, they should be compensated for any work injuries at home.
14 employers in Singapore were also handed composition fines for not implementing adequate safe management measures.
Employees in Singapore should go to the office only when there is no alternative and checks will be conducted to make sure companies comply.
Besides being told his chin was out of frame and his knee was seen on screen, he was also wearing a cardigan during one of the video calls.
Employers in Malaysia will be given a three-month grace period to make arrangements before enforcement starts on September 1.
As Singapore exits the circuit breaker on June 1, employers are urged to continue allowing telecommuting “to the maximum extent”.
Twitter also added that those who want to return to the office will need to wait until at least September and reopening will be 'careful'
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced the extension of the circuit breaker for four more weeks after a spike in cases since its implementation.
Introduced on April 1, the Wage Subsidy Scheme is an extension of Malaysia’s employment retention programme announced in the Economic Stimulus Package 2020 on March 16.