Climate change. Green jobs. Decent work. These are words we hear every other day when it comes to environmental issues. Why should these things matter to Singaporean workers? A Singapore unionist shares his thoughts.
We catch up with a global business expert on the Budget 2018 measures to up technology at the workplace and get clued in on why workers need to be Smart Nation-ready.
In one of my parliamentary speeches, I called upon us to guard against ”slavery of the poor”. What does the term mean? It is a plight that happens when vulnerable, low-wage workers are taken advantage of by unscrupulous employers, who exploit this group’s ignorance of their employment rights.
Through this year's Workplace Safety and Health Report, it is heartening to observe that the number of workplace fatalities in 2017 had dropped to 42, the lowest in more than a decade since 2004 and that the sustained collective efforts by our tripartite partners to tackle workplace fatalities have ...
Two years into his job as the Executive Secretary of National Transport Workers' Union (NTWU), Melvin Yong shares what the union achieved, the challenges transport workers face going forward and the role the Land Transport ITM will play.
Nominated Member of Parliament, K.Thanaletchimi speaks out on supporting our working caregivers with flexible work arrangements amidst the demographics shift of the Singapore workforce and the tremendous increase in our pace of work exacerbated with technological advancements and increased connectivity.
NTUC Assistant Secretary-General Patrick Tay highlights three critical areas of review to the Employment Act, to ensure that more working people covered by the Act and have access to assistance in times of need – especially timely now amidst changing workforce demographics and rising median wages, as well as ...
What are the benefits of investing in a mature workforce and creating an age-universal workplace? Read about Teck Leong Metals Pte Ltd and how retraining their mature workers has paid off for them.