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Braced for rough weather amid Covid-19: Workers worry over jobs and livelihoods [The Straits Times] 2020-08-16

NTUC focusing on matching at-risk workers to companies [The Straits Times] 2020-05-28

Volunteers help NTUC prepare care packs for front-line workers [The Straits Times] 2020-02-23

Singapore must stop targeting HR defenders and media [Malaysiakini] 2020-02-02

Raffles Hospital becomes unionised, 60% of staff to be represented by healthcare union [The Business Times] 2019-11-11

Historic 44th ITF Congress, the first in Southeast Asia, opens in Singapore [ITF] 2018-10-15

When She Spoke to “Ma’am” About Sexual Abuse By “Sir” She Was Deported [The Citizen] 2018-10-11

Volunteers with Migrant Workers' Centre help peers address problems they face [The Straits Times] 2017-12-04

PAP draws NTUC closer amid disruption [The Straits Times] 2017-11-25

Underage maids from Myanmar seek help in Singapore [Al Jazeera] 2017-08-08

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Petroleum union negotiates with employers to protect jobs 2021-01-13 [IndustriALL]

Josephine TEO: Local employment returns to near pre-Covid in 3Q levels in 2020 2021-01-10 [NTUC]

Unnatural death of migrant worker at dormitory 2020-12-28 [Channel News Asia]

Taxi and ride-hailing app drivers suffer loss of earnings 2020-12-27 [Today Online]

A Company Made P.P.E. for the World. Now Its Workers Have the Virus 2020-12-20 [NYTimes]

Construction worker dies due to falling sheet pile For more info 2020-12-15 [The Straits Times]

NTUC forms union for delivery riders 2020-12-11 [The Straits Times]

Warehouse worker falls to death; another killed by machine For more info 2020-12-04 [Channel News Asia]

Construction worker falls to death due to fragile floor covering 2020-12-04 [The Straits Times]

Security guards made to work 95 hours of overtime per month 2020-11-30 [Channel News Asia]

Three construction workers die in span of two days For more info 2020-11-27 [Today Online]

Taxi driver suffers income loss, says rental system must be reformed 2020-11-22 [The Straits Times]

COVID-19 exposes the Singapore migrant worker experience 2020-11-12 [East Asia Forum]

Hundreds of petrochemical workers laid off by Shell, ExxonMobil, Chevron 2020-11-10 [The Straits Times]

Unions say proposed S$1,300 minimum wage not workable, reject WP MP's ‘folksy wisdom’ remark 2020-10-20 [Today]

Worker dies from toxic gas exposure at oil refinery 2020-10-02 [The New Paper]

More Indians in Singapore returning home due to job losses: Envoy 2020-09-10 [PTI]

The Cost of ‘Singapore Inc.’? A Coronavirus Outbreak Among Migrants 2020-08-19 [The Nation]

NTUC guidelines to be added to advisory 2020-08-18 [The Straits Times]

Braced for rough weather amid Covid-19: Workers worry over jobs and livelihoods 2020-08-16 [The Straits Times]

800 migrant workers newly quarantined after Covid-19 case discovered in cleared dormitory 2020-08-13 [The Straits Times]

Almost all workers in dorms tested for Covid-19 by today 2020-08-07 [The Straits Times]

Singapore migrant worker mental health in spotlight after self harm incident 2020-08-07 [Thomson Reuters Foundation]

Several migrant workers commit suicide amidst COVID lockdown 2020-08-05 [Reuters]

Calls for National Wages Council for more wage support and to look after gig workers 2020-08-04 [Strait Times]

NTUC warns will work to protect workers amid Covid-19 but warns of cutbacks 2020-08-03 [Strait Times]

NTUC chief authorised strike for aviation workers 2020-07-30 [The Straits Times]

Unions have been innovating to represent PMETs better, says labour chief 2020-06-23 [The Straits Times]

Plans to overhaul housing for foreign workers unveiled 2020-06-02 [The Straits Times]

NTUC focusing on matching at-risk workers to companies 2020-05-28 [The Straits Times]

Singapore must rethink how it treats migrant workers 2020-05-11 [Nikkei Asian Times]

Coronavirus: Pass on jobs support to workers or lose future payouts, MOM warns employers 2020-04-23 [ST]

Chinese citizen journalist resurfaces after going missing in Wuhan 2020-04-23 [ST]

Retrenchments and withdrawn job offers: Singapore's labour market shows signs of COVID-19 strain 2020-04-23 [CNA]

Migrant worker with COVID-19 dies from injuries after being found motionless at staircase landing in Khoo Teck Puat Hospital 2020-04-23 [CNA]

Singaporeans give S$345,000 to help foreign workers 2020-04-13 [Today]

All firms to get 75% wage subsidy for local employees and foreign worker levy waived for April 2020-04-11 [ST]

Parliament: Josephine Teo calls on employers to do their part in supporting workers, both local and foreign 2020-04-11 [ST]

Migrant worker dormitories quarantined 2020-04-10 [Asia Times]

Singapore Airlines workers temporarily redeployed to public hospitals 2020-04-08 [The Straits Times]

Coronavirus: 70 healthcare workers dedicate the song Home to all Singaporeans 2020-03-30 [ST]

Migrant workers stay away from usual hangouts 2020-03-30 [ST]

COVID-19: National Wages Council suggests management lead by example when cutting pay 2020-03-30 [CNA]

IFALPA Postpones Singapore Conference 2020-02-29 [IFALPA]

Volunteers help NTUC prepare care packs for front-line workers 2020-02-23 [The Straits Times]

More training funds, wage support for tourism sector 2020-02-22 [The Straits Times]

Singapore must stop targeting HR defenders and media 2020-02-02 [Malaysiakini]

Raffles Hospital becomes unionised, 60% of staff to be represented by healthcare union 2019-11-11 [The Business Times]

SBS Transit lawsuit: How the Industrial Arbitration Court works 2019-11-03 [The Straits Times]

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