Zainal Sapari: All workers are equal, but some are more equal than others!

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.

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Wrapping up May Day Celebrations 2017!

Over 6 months of preparation by the respective organising committees. More than 37,000 participants across our NTUC-affiliated unions and associations, U Associate, U SME, U FSE, migrant workers groups, NTUC Social Enterprises, related organisations as well as tripartite partners. 145 awards presented to honour individuals and companies for furthering ...

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Patrick Tay: Riding the Wave of Digital Revolution

The rapid growth of technology and the wave of digitalisation is fundamentally changing the way people think, behave and communicate while transforming work rapidly. In his latest blogpost, NTUC Assistant Secretary-General Patrick Tay tells us why this is an era where the adage is no longer the "big fish ...

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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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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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Patrick Tay: Staying Ready, Resilient and Relevant in the Financial Sector

With all the recent announcements about layoffs in the financial industry fuelled by global fears, uncertainties and doubts, it is no surprise that many are expecting more dark clouds ahead in the financial sector

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