Tag: Ministry of Manpower

MOM: Fake employment pass application website is phishing for your personal info

Singapore — Another fake website is luring users into giving their personal information. The Ministry of Manpower identified the fake website (http://eponlinemom-sg. com) and warned everyone to be on their guard. The fake government website tells users to check their employment pass application status by typing...

“Treat our ageing workforce as an opportunity and not a burden” Minister Teo

Singapore — Manpower Minister Josephine Teo expounded on government's announcements regarding the raising of retirement age and CPF contributions during the annual dinner of the Economic Society of Singapore on Thursday (Aug 22) held at the Mandarin Orchard hotel. Minister Teo stated that by regarding...

“We did not arrive at this date lightly” Minister Teo says regarding retirement, re-employment adjustment timeline

Singapore — Following PM Lee's National Day Rally announcements, much concern has been raised regarding the implementation of the retirement and re-employment age adjustment. Manpower Minister Josephine Teo addressed inquiries about the timeline for the policy and whether these plans are finalised despite Singapore's mid-term...

Jolovan Wham: Leticia in MOM video is “the Filipino domestic worker equivalent of brown face”

Singapore—Fresh on the heels of the E-Pay-Preetipls controversy which started with an advertisement getting called out for using a Singaporean of Chinese descent in brown face, activist Jolovan Wham pointed out in a Facebook post that Singapore’s Ministry of Manpower is doing the same...

Minister Teo cites “concerns about overreach” in abstaining from voting for ILO treaty against workplace harassment

Singapore — Manpower Minister Josephine Teo cited "concerns about overreach" as the reason behind Singapore's decision to abstain from voting in the United Nations global pact against workplace violence and harassment. The International Labour Organization (ILO) proposed the Violence And Harassment Convention 2019 on June...

Ministry of Manpower issues warning against fake MOM website promising workers S$2800

Singapore — The country’s  Ministry of Manpower issued a press statement on August 1, Thursday, warning the public about a fake website that purports to represent the ministry. Moreover, it contains a false claim that unwitting victims are entitled to an amount of money...

Josephine Teo: There are around 60,000 job openings, half for PMETs

Singapore— The country’s Manpower Minister, Josephine Teo, said on July 22, Monday, that in spite of present economic sluggishness, there are good jobs available even for PMETs (professionals, managers, executives, and technicians). At the announcement of a new initiative to re-skill white-collar air transport workers...

Dormitory owner and manager charged over shockingly poor living conditions

Singapore — Jurong Penjuru Dormitory 1 and 2, Blue Stars Dormitory and The Leo, dormitories operated by Labourtel Management Corporation, were found by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) to be in shocking condition, with cockroaches, broken light fixtures and showers, corroded staircases and railings. MOM...

Manpower Minister Josephine Teo announces update on retirement age will happen before September

Singapore — Josephine Teo, the country’s Manpower Minister, announced via her Facebook account on June 11, Tuesday, that an update concerning Singapore’s Retirement Age and Re-employment Age will be coming before September. The Manpower Minister uploaded her post while in Geneva, Switzerland, where she is...

Singaporean falls to death into manhole at 1-Altitude, the world’s ‘highest alfresco bar’

Singapore—The death of a 26-year-old Singaporean man who fell into a manhole over the weekend at the 1-Altitude's rooftop bar is currently being investigated by both the police and the Ministry of Manpower (MOM). The man was reported to be a security officer with 1-Altitude...