Tag: Foreign labour

Minister Teo to employers: Do not keep jobs to “closed circle of friends”

Minister of Manpower Josephine Teo addressed employers from 50 different firms during a conference held by the American Chamber of Commerce on Thursday (Nov...

Singaporeans upset over rising retrenchment rates with concurrent influx of foreign professionals

After Singapore’s labour market saw saw higher unemployment and more retrenchments in the second quarter of 2018, Singaporeans attribute much of it to the...

Noisy Singapore slips in competitiveness

Has HK beaten Singapore due to foreign labour uproar? Singaporeans noisy disapproval of foreign workers within their midst could have cost the country in its...

Labour issues: It’s important

The country will know in six months the causes of the Little India riot and whether “unhappiness among foreign workers” led to that. But,...

Productivity: Still negative

In spite of the government's stated efforts “to achieve economic growth driven by sustained productivity improvements rather than manpower growth”, the productivity growth remains...
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