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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A Representative and Relevant Labour Movement

Building upon the central theme of relevance, NTUC Secretary-General Chan Chun Sing shares that the Labour Movement has been harmonising efforts to tackle disruption and serve our working people – not only for today's needs but for their entire lifecycle. What are some of these efforts? Read on to ...

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Melvin Yong: The Men Behind Optimus Prime

Melvin Yong: The Men Behind Optimus Prime

As a young boy, I was fascinated with Optimus Prime, the leader of the Autobots in the widely popular cartoon “Transformers”. I was intrigued by the sheer size of this container truck, and how it towered over the smaller cars. As the Executive Secretary of National Transport Workers’ Union ...

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Securing a Future, Together

“I think it’s an issue with the mindset that only old people are suited for security work. When I say that, I mean it not only for the general public but also young people who don’t even consider the line,” said 27-year-old Nor Hazimah Haron, a qualified security supervisor.

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FJST: Securing Your (Future) Job

A mixture of structural and cyclical changes have led to a growing number of retrenchments in certain sectors of the economy. Technological disruptions, too, have seen jobs evolve—the jobs of today could well be ‘endangered’ tomorrow.

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A 60-year-old Switches Gears from Retrenchment to Employment – With a Little Boost from His Union

It’s not every day that you hear about a 60-year-old bouncing back from retrenchment to find gainful employment again. However, with the Labour Movement’s assistance, that is exactly what Kwoh Choo Chye did.

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