wages

Crossing the PMET divide: Can every job be a good job?

MORE PMETs (professionals, managers, executives and technicians) are getting retrenched, while non-PMET jobs continue to be shunned by Singaporeans.

Fewer employers in Singapore plan to freeze salaries in 2021: surveys

A SMALLER proportion of Singapore-based employers will pause wage increments in 2021, compared to 2020, according to the results of two studies released on Thursday.

Singapore civil servants underpaid by S$10m due to HR errors

ABOUT 3,000 former and currently serving officers in Singapore's civil service were found to have been mistakenly undercompensated by a total of around S$10 million. These individuals make up 2...

Singapore civil servants underpaid by S$10m due to HR errors

ABOUT 3,000 former and currently serving officers in Singapore's civil service were found to have been mistakenly undercompensated by a total of around S$10 million.

Singapore to expand Progressive Wage Model to more sectors

THE Singapore government will expand the Progressive Wage Model (PWM) to more sectors over time, Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat said on Monday.

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.

Minimum wage, sharp words and no easy answers

WHAT'S clear enough is the common goal across the political divide to uplift poorer Singaporeans. What's clearly in contest is how to get there, and resolution is unlikely to come anytime soon....

Government to push for more companies to adopt progressive wage model

SINGAPORE is looking to recognise companies that voluntarily adopt the progressive wage model (PWM) in sectors where it is not currently compulsory, such as food services and retail trade,...

Raising EP minimum pay 'boosts quality of hires'

USING salary requirements rather than quotas to regulate the number of Employment Pass (EP) holders helps to improve the quality of foreign professionals over time while giving firms flexibility,...

Singapore to push for voluntary adoption of progressive wage model in more sectors: Josephine Teo

SINGAPORE is looking to recognise companies that voluntarily adopt the progressive wage model (PWM) in sectors where it is not currently compulsory, such as food services and retail trade, Manpower...

Singapore businesses alarmed by growing protectionist calls

BUSINESSES are growing wary of what may seem like protectionist suggestions to keep the Singaporean core in professionals, managers and executives (PMEs) jobs, which some say could backfire in the...