Lifting Haze Worries

  More than being a union to fight for workers’ rights, the Labour Movement (LM) also cares for the well-being of its members too. Learning from the experience of the 2013 haze situation, the LM has this time around taken pre-emptive actions to prepare and protect workers for the ...

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Learning For Life

How can Singapore ensure that its workforce will remain one of the most updated and most capable in the world? Key to achieving that desired outcome is to have the best education and best Continuing Education and Training (CET) system in the world, according to NTUC Secretary-General (SG) Lim ...

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Jobs Bank Working Well

Replying to a question in Parliament last week, Manpower Minister Tan Chuan-Jin said that more than 10,000 employers have also come on board and are actively posting job vacancies. There are over 65,000 jobs available on the Jobs Bank today. Feedback from both employers and job seekers has also ...

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Opportunities For All

  If the Applied Study in Polytechnics and ITE Review Committee’s (ASPIRE) recommendations can be summed up in four phrases, NTUC’s Deputy Secretary-General (DSG) Heng Chee How would put it this way: ‘Teach Right, Learn Right, Work Right and Reward Right’. Sharing the Labour Movement’s perspectives on ASPIRE’s wide-ranging ...

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Road Cleared For Progress

  Over 26,000 resident cleaners in licensed cleaning businesses are now being paid wages according to the Progressive Wage Model. From 1 September 2014, resident (Singaporean and Permanent Resident) cleaners from licensed companies that are deployed under new cleaning contracts entered into on or after 1 April 2014 will ...

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