Zero Workplace Accidents: Dream or Achievable Reality?

Zero Workplace Accidents: Dream or Achievable Reality?

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 ...

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Melvin Yong: Transport Workers – Is Technology Going to Replace You?

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.

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Beyond Borders on Service 170X

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 ...

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Melvin Yong: The Real (Rail) Unseen Heroes

While the city sleeps, many of us may not be aware of the hard work put in by our rail maintenance crew (behind the scenes) to keep our public rail transportation running smoothly in Singapore.

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Melvin Yong: The Past, Present and Future of Tripartism

It is 8 am on a Thursday morning and Melvin Yong has a big, bright smile for me. I am here, at NTUC Centre located at One Marina Boulevard to hear from Melvin on how the past 3 months with NTUC has been. With him being relatively new to ...

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What NTUC’s Labour MPs Will Focus on in Parliament

Come 15 January 2016, the new session of Singapore’s Parliament will open with the Presidential address charting the policies which the new government will focus on over the next five years. Ahead of that opening, the People’s Action Party recently announced the list of Government Parliamentary Committees or GPCs which ...

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