EMPLOYMENT/UNEMPLOYMENT

27 employees to be laid off at joint venture with Boeing

Twenty-seven employees will be laid off in a retrenchment exercise at Boeing Asia Pacific Aviation Services (Bapas), a joint venture between The Boeing Company and SIA Engineering Company.

No obligation under Ceca to offer Indian nationals PR status: MTI

There is no provision under the India-Singapore Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (Ceca) for Indian nationals to become Singapore permanent residents and citizens, said the Ministry of...

New hiring requirements will raise costs for some businesses: Experts

Job seekers will have to change their mindset towards certain industries that must hire foreigners because locals shun those sectors, said analysts.

Help for mid-career job seekers to move into biomedical roles

More help will be given to local mid-career job seekers to move into new roles in Singapore's biomedical science sector, even as the nation continues to position itself as a regional hub to draw...

Addendum to President's Address: Insurance planned to help firms manage workers' medical bills

An insurance programme will be developed to help employers manage unexpectedly large medical expenses of migrant workers, Manpower Minister Josephine Teo said yesterday.

18,000 jobs, training opportunities in infocomm tech sector

About 18,000 jobs and skills training opportunities in the information and communications technology (ICT) sector are currently available to Singaporeans across the digital economy.

Trade pacts haven't jeopardised jobs for S'poreans: Heng

Singapore's bilateral agreements with other countries have not jeopardised job opportunities for its citizens, Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat said yesterday. In fact, they have opened doors...

What happens if you are retrenched?

Retrenchments more than doubled in the second quarter of this year, with 6,700 workers laid off, up from 3,220 in the first quarter.

Bilateral agreements have not jeopardised employment opportunities for Singaporeans: Heng Swee Keat

SINGAPORE - Bilateral agreements that Singapore signed with other countries have not jeopardised employment opportunities for Singaporeans, Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat said on Sunday (Aug...

New $1b Jobs Growth Incentive to boost hiring of locals in expanding sectors: Heng Swee Keat

The scheme will be introduced to boost hiring in sectors which are still growing amid the recession, with a special focus on helping workers aged 40 and older.