Thou Shall Not Make Me Work Beyond 72 Hours

In a recent survey commissioned by the Union of Security Employees, a sizeable number of security officers who responded to the survey cited the long working hours as the core aspect of their job that they disliked. Citing this as an issue, NTUC Assistant Secretary-General and Security Tripartite ...

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Chan Chun Sing: Changing the Way We View Security

In recent weeks, we have been concerned with various security issues. We’re also aware that much attention has been focused on the training and equipping of our SAF and HOME Team members, and rightly so. But often neglected, is the complementary role that private security personnel play in our ...

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How the Progressive Wage Model (PWM) Works for the Security Sector

As recommended by the Security Tripartite Cluster, the Progressive Wage Model (PWM) for the security sector consists of five levels with different job functions and responsibilities of Security Officers. The recommended starting wage for Security Officers is $1,100 and will increase as the Officer becomes better skilled, more productive and ...

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Wage Adjustment?

In a Facebook posting on 31 October 2014, DSG Heng Chee How made certain clarifications to an article in The Straits Times that mentioned some security officers had thought that making the Progressive Wage Model (PWM) a licensing requirement from September 2016 meant there was not going to be ...

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Firing Up Progression

Some 33,000 security officers (SO) will stand to benefit from the launch of the Progressive Wage Model (PWM) for the security industry by the Security Tripartite Cluster (STC). Led by the Labour Movement, the PWM was launched on 29 October 2014 at the NTUC Centre by NTUC Deputy Secretary-General ...

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