Dance, Fun and Sun – What Went On At NTUC May Day Domestic Employees Celebration 2017

Dance, fun and appreciating domestic employees in the sun – Joined by some 1,000 domestic employees on 7 May at Youth Park @ Somerset, the Labour Movement (LM) organised its first-ever May Day Domestic Employees Celebration as part of our month-long series of May Day events to appreciate the contributions of our working people.

Domestic employees are a key part of our workforce, helping to care for our homes and family members while we are at work. It is not an easy task, with many of them having to leave their loved ones back at home in order to seek a better livelihood here.

Therefore, as an inclusive LM,  it is important that we acknowledge and appreciate all that they have done for us while continuing to champion for fairer and safer workplaces for them.

And just in case you missed it, check out these photos from the afternoon of live music, performances and carnival games at NTUC May Day Domestic Employees Celebration 2017.

NTUC President Mary Liew and Guest-of-Honour, Mr Sam Tan, Minister of State for Manpower, handing out thank you cards crafted by primary school students to the domestic employees as a token of their appreciation

NTUC President Mary Liew and Guest-of-Honour, Mr Sam Tan, Minister of State for Manpower, handing out thank you cards crafted by primary school students to the domestic employees as a token of their appreciation

NTUC President Mary Liew sharing a selfie moment with one of the domestic employees attending our event

NTUC President Mary Liew sharing a selfie moment with one of the domestic employees attending our event

Want to shine bright like a diamond or have one drawn on you? With a glitter art booth at the event, participants had the opportunity to try out and choose interesting designs to be drawn on them for some added fun

Want to shine bright like a diamond or have one drawn on you? With a glitter art booth at the event, participants had the opportunity to try out and choose interesting designs to be drawn on them for some added fun

What better way to capture the moment than with a photo? Camera’s set and poses at the ready – It’s the time to selfie!

What better way to capture the moment than with a photo? Camera’s set and poses at the ready – It’s the time to selfie!

Held at the open space near the iconic red bus along Somerset road, domestic employees shared a day out together enjoying a picnic with their friends, enjoying by live performances, receiving goodie bags and capturing beautiful memories to take home

Held at the open space near the iconic red bus along Somerset road, domestic employees shared a day out together enjoying a picnic with their friends, enjoying by live performances, receiving goodie bags and capturing beautiful memories to take home

With a photo booth on-site with quirky props available for use, our domestic employees got creative and posed for a fun family photo! Domestic employees were are also encouraged to invite their employers along to the event and celebrate May Day together

With a photo booth on-site with quirky props available for use, our domestic employees got creative and posed for a fun family photo! Domestic employees were are also encouraged to invite their employers along to the event and celebrate May Day together

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