The Work Injury Compensation Bill 2019 for Faster Claims, Fairer Compensation and Fewer Injuries was passed in Parliament today. The new Act will take effect on 1 September 2020 to allow employers and insurers time to adjust.
In 2018, more companies placed full-time employees on at least 15 days of annual leave. More employees also enjoyed annual leave benefits of 15 days or more, when compared to 2008.
In a long-term move aimed at helping older Singaporeans build up their retirement funds, the Central Provident Fund (CPF) contributions for those aged above 55 to 60 will be raised by 11 percentage points to 37 per cent.
The NWC calls on companies to continue to adopt fair and progressive contracting and employment practices. To read the NWC 2019/2020 Guidelines, please CLICK here.
The Yearbook contains a wide range of statistics on the labour market. These include key data on the labour force, job vacancy, wages, retrenchment, labour turnover, hours worked, conditions of employment, labour relations, workplace safety and health, higher education and skills training.
Government Accepts Recommendations to Implement PWM Bonus and Annual Increment to PWM Wage Levels for Landscape Maintenance Sub-sector
The Progressive Wage Model (PWM) complements Workfare and other existing measures to support our workers, by increasing their wages and ensuring their continued employability. From 1 Jan 2020, landscape maintenance workers will receive an annual PWM bonus of at least 2 weeks’ pay.
The Ministry of Manpower has released the dates of the 11 gazetted public holidays for 2020.
Under the Work Injury Compensation Act, an employer is required to notify MOM of work accidents within 10 days from the accident date, or from the 4th day of medical leave.
Developed by the Manpower Ministry, National Trades Union Congress and Singapore National Employers Federation, the guidelines follow changes to the Employment Act, which now allows all employees to file claims against their employers for wrongful dismissal.
The Employment Act (EA) has been amended and changes will take effect from 1 April 2019. Have questions about the changes? Get answers from MOM guide: https://bit.ly/2Ej3WIU.