layoffs

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.

Suntec Singapore cuts 85 jobs as Covid-19 takes toll on MICE industry

SUNTEC Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre is cutting its workforce and renewing its business strategy in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic's impact on the meetings, incentives, conventions...

Millennium Hotels and Resorts cuts 159 more jobs

AS THE pandemic hobbles the global tourism industry, Millennium Hotels and Resorts (MHR) cut 159 jobs - or about 15 per cent of its Singapore-based workforce - on Wednesday, following earlier...

Millennium Hotels and Resorts sheds 159 positions in Singapore as pandemic hits tourism industry

MILLENNIUM Hotels and Resorts (MHR) cut 159 jobs, or about 15 per cent of its Singapore-based workforce, on Wednesday amid weak tourism demand due to the Covid-19 pandemic.