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SIA pilots taking deeper pay cuts to avert layoffs

SINGAPORE Airlines' (SIA) local pilots will take additional pay cuts to stave off lay-offs as the carrier restructures to rightsize its operations.

SIA laying off cadet pilots, cabin crew trainees

SINGAPORE Airlines (SIA) is laying off its cadet pilots and cabin crew trainees as part of the 2,400 staff it is letting go in Singapore and abroad, under the national carrier's retrenchment...

Retrenchments commence at SIA; airline and pilots union still in talks

SINGAPORE Airlines (SIA) and the pilots union remain in talks over lay-offs as the parent airline began its retrenchment exercise on Monday.

Employment in Singapore falls by record 103,500 in Q2

EMPLOYMENT fell by a record 103,500 in the second quarter of the year, a staggering four times the previous record contraction - in the first quarter - of 25,600, according to the Singapore...

Singapore's total employment falls by record 103,500 in Q2; retrenchments double

EMPLOYMENT fell by a record 103,500 in the second quarter of the year, a staggering four times the previous record contraction - in the first quarter - of 25,600, according to the Singapore...

Airlines, devastated

As the pandemic spread across the globe in the first half of the year and countries imposed tight border controls, travel demand evaporated.

SIA to eliminate 4,300 positions

BATTERED by the pandemic, Singapore Airlines (SIA) will cull 4,300 positions as a slower-than-expected recovery in travel demand forces the airline group to restructure to face a new normal.

SIA to cut 4,300 positions across the group

REELING from the impact of the pandemic, the Singapore Airlines (SIA) Group is shedding 4,300 jobs as it seeks to right-size its airlines for a post-Covid world.

Re-hiring rate for retrenched workers slows to 39% in H1 2020 from 2018: MOM

SOME two in five locals who lost their jobs early this year had found new roles by June 2020, according to data from the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) on Monday.

5,280 Singaporeans retrenched in first half of 2020

IN THE first half of 2020, 5,280 Singaporeans were retrenched, said Manpower Minister Josephine Teo in Parliament on Friday, during a sitting which saw multiple Members of Parliament raising...

5,280 Singaporeans retrenched in first half of 2020: Josephine Teo

IN THE first half of 2020, 5,280 Singapore citizens were retrenched, said Manpower Minister Josephine Teo in Parliament on Friday, responding to a question from Workers' Party MP He Ting Ru.