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As the National Day Parade 2017 draws nearer, NTUC President Mary Liew, Secretary-General (SG) Chan Chun Sing, and some Central Committee (CC) members paid the 36 contingent participants a visit to rouse their spirits.

We went behind the scenes at the Floating Platform to meet some union members who will be flying the Labour Movement’s flag high on National Day. NTUC’s National Day marching contingent.

In appreciation of the efforts of migrant workers during the Labour Movement’s May Day Migrant Workers Celebration, some migrant workers and Singaporeans came together for a fun day out.

Migrant workers contribute to our society by building our offices and homes. We do not have to do a lot, or need special skills to help them; it is about being welcoming, interacting with them, having some fun and through engagement, allow them to integrate, mix around and feel accepted.

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.

For almost close to a decade, Juliet Madrillo has been working for the Lee Family. Come 2018, she has plans to open her own rice mill back in her home country.

It does not matter if a case lasts a day or a decade (or two, in this case), unions will always be there to help workers. Read BATU’s story on returning owed salaries - that has been 17 years in the making.

Rachael Ng, 22, launched a photo project titled 'Invisible Hands' for people to know more about migrant workers and be more appreciative towards them

NTUC says the changes in the Employment Act will bring about a fairer workplace.

NTUC reported that there has been an 8.8 per cent increase in the number of resident PME members – from 238,000 in August 2014 to 259,000 as at August 2015. By Ramesh Subbaraman Quick facts – The current strength of the Labour Movement: 470,000 members in 2007; 888,000 members as at August 2015; of this, 40 per cent...