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New Statutory Boards in Singapore for Better Focus on Skills and Employment

On January 18, 2016, Posted by , In Employment,Singapore,Singapore Law, By ,,,, , With Comments Off on New Statutory Boards in Singapore for Better Focus on Skills and Employment

Singapore government has reorganised its functions for effective implementation of their two key priorities: (i) National SkillsFuture initiative (ii) Need to ensure competitiveness and quality jobs for Singaporeans over the long run. A new statutory board, SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG), will be formed under the Ministry of Education (MOE) in order to drive and…

Key Employment Terms (KETs) in Singapore

Ministry of Manpower (MOM) announced in 2014 that the Ministry would require employers to issue key employment terms (KETs) in two years. Who Employers must issue KETs to their employees who are: Newly employed on or after 1 April 2016; Covered by the Employment Act; and Employed for a continuous period…

Requirements for Itemised Payslips in Singapore

MOM announced in 2014 that the Ministry would require employers to issue itemised payslips in two years.  Employers are required to provide itemised payslips to all their employees covered under the Employment Act (EA) together with their salary payments. Employers may choose to issue the payslips in soft or hard copy,…

Employment Bill Changes in Singapore

Amendments to Employment Bill – Ministry of Manpower (MOM) announced in 2014 that the Ministry would require employers to issue itemised payslips and key employment terms (KETs) in two years.   MOM intends to effect these new requirements on 1 April 2016, and all employers are required to comply with…

Lean Enterprise Development (LED) Scheme

On September 20, 2015, Posted by , In Employment,Singapore, By ,,, , With Comments Off on Lean Enterprise Development (LED) Scheme

LED Scheme to help Progressive Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to Transform and Grow in a Manpower-Lean Economy Objectives of LED Scheme To support SMEs that want to be pioneers and early adopters of change to be: more productive; more innovative; and more manpower-lean. When is it? The LED Scheme is piloted…

Raising the Quality and Productivity of the Foreign Workforce

On May 2, 2014, Posted by , In Employment,Immigration,Singapore, By ,,,, , With Comments Off on Raising the Quality and Productivity of the Foreign Workforce

Hire and retain better skilled foreign workforce a key priority A. Longer Period of Employment for Construction, Marine and Process From 1 May 2014, the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) will extend the maximum Period of Employment for Higher Skilled R1 Work Permit Holders (WPHs) from Non-Traditional Sources (NTS) and the People’s…