Chan Chun Sing: An Unusual Labour Movement?

When I first joined the National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) a year ago, I never fully appreciated how “unusual” this organisation was. It was only when I first participated in the annual International Labour Organisation (ILO) meeting in Geneva that I began to appreciate just how “unusual” we were. ...

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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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Labour Movement to Strengthen Outreach to Bring in More Members

Quick facts – The current strength of the Labour Movement: 470,000 members in 2007; 888,000 members as at August 2015; of this, 40 per cent of union members or some 300,000 are made up of local and foreign Professionals, Managers and Executives (PMEs) Emphasising that it is not resting on ...

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