Tag: Wages

Mid-year bonus and lump-sum payment for civil servants announced

Singapore—The Public Service Division (PSD) announced on June 13, Thursday, that the country’s civil servants will be receiving a 0.45-month mid-year bonus and a one-off payment of at least S$200 by the middle of July. The PSD said, ”The Government will decide on the year-end...

Market outlook reports wage increase slowing down, demand for jobs going up

The market outlook for 2019 reported a slowing down in the increase of wages but high demand for certain job sectors in Singapore. This was according to Randstad, one of the top recruitment agencies and headhunters in Singapore. The sectors to have great demand for employment would...

Singaporeans’ projected 2.6% pay raise for 2019 smaller than this year’s

Human resources data firm ECA International (ECA) said on November 22, Thursday, that Singaporean employees will be receiving a 2.6 percent increase in pay in 2019. This forecasted pay raise is lower than the pay raise Singaporeans received this year, which was 2.9 percent,...

Wages: Stagnating or declining

Workfare in place, wages are either stagnating or even declining in some cases, raising questions over chances of social mobility in Singapore IN Singapore's yearbook of manpower statistics, 2013, published by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM), it is revealed that the real total annual wages...