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Technology is transforming our workplaces faster than ever before. Traditional jobs are becoming obsolete while new jobs are surfacing even as I write this.

In an economy where talent is king, access is a real competitive advantage. For employees, the benefits of flexible working arrangements (FWAs) can include significantly improved work-life harmony, increased satisfaction at work and enhanced well-being. For employers, when they're able to understand the business case...

Ok, not quite the American horror film, but close. Many people in Singapore handle machines, big and small, at the workplace. Imagine this: you are familiar with your job, having worked with these machines almost every day of your life. But one day, you get distracted momentarily and the next thing you know, your...

The Government recently identified 5 sectors for their tremendous potential for job growth and their likelihood to be affected by disruptive technology. One of these sectors is the Wholesale Trade sector.

Fixed term contract employees form a small but important part of Singapore’s workforce, yet not all receive their fair dues. NTUC Assistant Secretary-General Zainal Sapari says more needs to be done to protect them and give them better job security.

Many of us might be familiar with the public transport options to get you across the Causeway, i.e. the KTM shuttle, taxis or public buses. However, few would know how the day is like for a bus captain who operates the cross-border bus service that transports commuters between Singapore and Johor Bahru.

Is it just me or do you also feel that the story of digital advancement has become one of replacing working people? From ancient times, man has known only two responses to danger – fight or flight. Hence, that’s how many of us are responding to technological advancements at our workplaces today. Either we resist or we...

Come 1 July 2017, the amended Retirement & Re-employment Act (RRA) will take effect in Singapore, bringing with it three key improvements that will benefit both mature workers and their companies. In his first blog post, NTUC DSG Heng Chee How shares why this latest update is like music to his ears.

One of the sectors closest to my heart is the healthcare sector. In my years as the Executive Secretary and later, as Adviser, of the Healthcare Services Employees’ Union (HSEU), I have had the privilege of working closely together with our brothers and sisters in the healthcare sector in advancing industrial...

Representing NTUC and our Labour Movement, several union leaders and I had the excellent opportunity to interact with many fellow labour movement leaders and analysts from across various jurisdictions in Asia, Europe as well as the Scandinavian countries during the week-long annual International Labour Conference...