Volunteers help NTUC prepare care packs for front-line workers

Today's labour news

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Retrenchments and withdrawn job offers: Singapore's labour market shows signs of COVID-19 strain 2020-04-23 [CNA]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

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]

Security union, groups back officer abused by condo resident 2019-10-28 [The Straits Times]

PAP and NTUC’s ‘twin’ alliance lets workers have a stake in society: PM Lee 2019-10-15 [Today]

https://www.straitstimes.com/politics/as-industries-undergo-transition-workers-will-not-be-left-to-fend-for-themselves-says-pm 2019-10-15 [The Straits Times]

Union leaders from service sector worry about global uncertainty and possible downturn in economy 2019-10-09 [The Straits Times]

Service-sector unions tell President of job fears amid headwinds 2019-10-09 [The Straits Times]

Insurers, union tie up to prepare workers for digital economy 2019-10-02 [The Straits Times]

Group sought to meet workers' interests while mindful of costs 2019-08-20 [The Straits Times]

Over 50 training committees formed by unions, companies to equip workers with skills to overcome tech disruption 2019-06-13 [The Straits Times]

SembWaste partners BATU for CTC to address 700 employees’ training needs 2019-06-07 [HRO]

Efforts to retrain workers have made a difference, helped to keep retrenchment rate low: PM Lee 2019-05-01 [The Straits Times]

In rich Singapore, why must migrant workers go hungry? 2019-04-08 [SCMP]

Foreign Domestic Labor Rights: Policy Experts Speak at Yale-NUS 2019-04-07 [The Octant]

NTUC to groom more women leaders 2019-03-13 [The Straits Times]

NTUC calls for higher wage supplements for younger low-wage workers 2019-02-13 [ST]

Singapore Urged to Fix Rules on Hiring Domestic Workers to Stop Forced Labor 2019-01-22 [jakartaglobe]

Ageing Singapore: Country helps firms retain workers past retirement age 2019-01-21 [todayonline]

Retirement age and flexible work arrangements discussed at forum on older workers 2019-01-10 [The Straits Times]

Panellists discuss ways to help older workers 2019-01-10 [The Straits Times]

Breaking Singapore’s workaholic culture 2018-12-22 [Today]

Helping to prepare transport workers for disruption 2018-10-15 [The Straits Times]

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

NTUC to support reskilling of transport workers worldwide with research and training 2018-10-15 [Channel News Asia]

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

ITF congress set to open in Singapore this weekend 2018-10-11 [ITF]

Labour chief Ng Chee Meng: Blue vs white-collar labels make no sense as technology disrupts workplace 2018-09-05 [The Straits Times]

New Healthcare Academy to train hospital workers at risk of losing jobs to technology 2018-08-27 [The Straits Times]

Prepare workers for new roles before retrenching: Josephine Teo 2018-07-30 [The New Paper]

Veteran union leader Arasu Duraisamy put forward as NMP candidate 2018-06-30 [Today]

NTUC nominates Singapore Port Workers’ Union general secretary as next NMP 2018-06-29 [Channel News Asia]

Labour movement seeks opinions on parliamentary debate in yet another internal survey leaked by whistleblower 2018-05-27 [The Independent]

NTUCs New labour chief pledges to build on strong foundation 2018-05-23 [ST]

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