Tag: Employment

Singaporeans cry foul over unfair job posting looking for specific nationality

After a Facebook user uploaded a screengrab of a job listing that was looking for workers of a select nationality only, netizens have cried...

Netizens doubt employers who practice discriminatory employment policies will be reprimanded

Following news of a total of 47 employers being added to a watch list for possibly exhibiting discrimination in their hiring procedures, Facebook users...

Best to get ready and be prepared for more job losses: Josephine Teo

Singapore -- The Labour Market Report First Quarter 2020 was released on Monday (June 15) with Manpower Minister Josephine Teo addressing the impact that...

Netizens call to abolish providing “last-drawn salary” to avoid lowballing employers

Singapore – In response to recent news that jobseekers are not mandated to reveal their last-drawn salary to a potential employer, the online community...

Public responds to S’pore’s reliance on foreign workers, saying it’s all about salary

Singapore – The public expressed their voice regarding the ongoing issue of Singapore's reliance on foreign workers and foreign talents, saying it all boils...

Josephine Teo says MOM’s immediate priority is to prevent large-scale job losses amid Covid-19...

Singapore – The Minister of Manpower has announced that the outlook on the labour market for 2020 has "become very uncertain" because of the...

Josephine Teo: 75 percent white-collar jobs in growth sector filled by locals

Singapore—In relation to local-foreign workforce balance being one of the most pressing concerns important to Singaporeans today, Manpower Minister Josephine Teo said in Parliament...

Five out of six jobs new jobs went to Singaporeans from 2015 to 2018

Singapore—Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing shared data on the proportion of jobs for Singaporeans and permanent residents (PR) from 2015 to 2018. "Pre-selected"...

MOM report: Highest job growth in 5 years, but unemployment numbers also on the...

Singapore—The latest report from the Ministry of Manpower (MOM), released on Thursday, December 12, shows that the total employment for the first three quarters...

The future of employment

Towards the end of 2019, Malaysia recently announced its Malaysia Critical Occupational List (COL) for 2020 and beyond. COL basically registers jobs which employers need...
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