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New Initiative to Recognise Low-Wage Workers for their Contributions
The U Appreciate Movement was launched on Saturday(19 April) to encourage employers and the public to show more care and respect for low-wage workers....

Employment Pass wrongly Issued
MoM is investigating and many are charged for falsifying 256 EP applications, recently. Q1. So why are these EPs issued in the first place? Did MoM's ...

Public’s Views Sought on Wage Guidelines
The National Wages Council (NWC) wants to hear the public’s views about what could be included in the annual wage recommendations.   The NWC - ...

Intrinsic versus extrinsic motivation
I read a book economics 2.0 in which it mentions most people will react positively and work harder if they are trusted by their employers. on the othe...

Love the Sun, Sand and Sea? Why not Consider a Maritime Career?
Often thought of as unglamorous, with long voyages at sea away from home and loved ones, a career in the maritime sector may not seem very popular wit...

Singaporeans “Prefer to Retire at 55”
Almost four out of 10 Singaporeans would choose to retire at the age of 55. However, two in three are realistic, and know that they will have to work ...

Filipino is not part of Singapore
I think our president words on saying filipino is part of Singapore statement is not appropriate. They don't share our unique culture nor they work ha...

Mr.
Dears.. Recently I paid $ 2000.00 as agent fee for processing S pass application..the agent never do anything and refuse to return the amount..who ...

New Jobs Bank will Include Upgrading Opportunities
The national jobs bank that will be launched in the middle of this year will be part of an integrated online system, which will allow users to plan th...

Ergonomic Health Problems Cost $3.5b Each Year
Ergonomic-related health problems such as stiff necks, strained backs and numb wrists cost Singapore $3.5 billion a year, according to the Workplace S...

Translators May Have to Undergo Accreditation
Translators who want to get jobs outsourced from Government agencies may have to be accredited in future. This idea was brought up at the first meetin...

Vest of Frustration.
Just wants to vent my disappointment and frustration in the context of manpower issues here in Singapore. Because of all the foreign imports it is bec...

Contract Jobs are Good?
A few days ago, the TV reported that there are more contract jobs available and this is good. I hope the MoM can stop such devious scheme that is ...

Have You Filed Your Taxes Yet?
Have you filed your taxes yet? If not, file your taxes right after watching this video! Share it with your friends to remind them as well. ...

Foreign Workers Told of Rights Before Coming to Singapore
The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has addressed a number of labour issues raised by migrant worker rights groups as potential causes of workers’ unhappin...

Fewer Firms Opting for Flexi-work Arrangements
The 2013/14 Randstad World of Work Report has found that just 20 per cent of organisations in Singapore intend to hire more people on flexible working...

More Singaporeans Hired as Foreign Worker Growth Slowed
More locals were employed last year while the growth of foreign workers slowed, according to the 2013 Labour Market Report issued by the Ministry of M...

Industry Group Calls for Day to Honour Security Guards
A ‘security officers day’ may soon become a reality if the efforts of an industry group come to fruition. The Security Association of Singapore...

Older Workers May Soon Opt To Work Til 67
The Government may raise the re-employment age ceiling so that older workers could soon opt to work till age 67, Senior Minister of State for Manpower...

large number of foreigners from south asia in banking and IT
It is not a secret that there are large number of foreigners from South Asia working in the bank and technology sectors in Singapore. I believe a l...

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