MANPOWER

SBF launches scheme to help firms manage manpower needs

A TEMPORARY scheme to help companies in the manufacturing and services sectors better manage their manpower needs during the virus outbreak was launched by the Singapore Business Federation (SBF)...

NTUC to match PMEs to new jobs ahead of displacement

THE labour movement is piloting an initiative to match soon-to-be-displaced white-collared workers with new jobs in a bid to minimise the duration of unemployment.

No plans to waive foreign worker levy: Josephine Teo

THE Singapore government does not plan to waive or reduce foreign worker levies despite calls from business leaders and MPs to do so in an economic environment that has already taken a battering...

Budget debate: NTUC Job Security Council matches PMEs to new jobs ahead of displacement

THE labour movement is piloting an initiative to match soon-to-be-displaced white-collared workers with new jobs in a bid to reduce the duration of unemployment.

Budget 2020: S Pass sub-DRC tightened for construction, marine shipyard and process sectors

The S Pass sub-Dependency Ratio Ceiling (DRC) of the construction, marine shipyard and process sectors will be reduced from 20 to 15 per cent in phases from 2021 to 2023, Deputy Prime Minister and...

Anchor Resources' Malaysian mining sites face delayed return of China staff

TRAVEL curbs imposed amid the global Covid-19 epidemic have delayed the return of some Chinese workers at Catalist-listed miner Anchor Resources' gold and granite mining operations in Malaysia, the...

FAI-driven jobs filled mostly by Singaporeans

JOBS created from new investments in Singapore are predominantly filled by Singaporeans, and while there is an emphasis on high-tech sectors, the Republic will need a range of other jobs to cater...

Jobs from new investments mostly go to Singaporeans: Chan Chun Sing

JOBS created from new investments in Singapore are predominantly filled by Singaporeans, and while there is an emphasis on high-tech sectors, the Republic will need a range of other jobs to cater...

Singapore's gender pay gap narrows to 6%

WHILE women still earn less than men in Singapore, the pay difference between men and women with similar roles, experience and age has narrowed over the years, even if other occupational...

Global Ready Talent programme launched to train young talent for overseas postings

COMPANIES struggling to fill overseas postings with the right talent are getting more help to equip their next-generation workforce with relevant overseas experience.

Industries race ahead to beef up digital skills

THE state of the economy seems to have little impact on company training plans, as businesses rolled out a slew of union-led staff-upgrading projects in recent months.