Slavery of the Poor

Zainal Sapari: Slavery of the Poor

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.

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Supporting our Working Caregivers

K.Thanaletchimi: Supporting Our Working Caregivers

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.

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Patrick Tay: Time to Review the Employment Act?

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 ...

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