Tag: older workers

SM Tharman: Amid Covid-19 fallout, “our first priority today is to save jobs”

Singapore — On Wednesday (June 17), Senior Minister and Coordinating Minister for Social Policies Tharman Shanmugaratnam tackled the challenges Singaporeans are facing together today,...

Budget 2020: Greater re-skilling support for people in their 40s, 50s and beyond

Singapore—One of the things announced by Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat in rolling out this year’s national Budget is greater support for Singaporeans...

Manpower Minister Josephine Teo: Older workers are an “untapped pool of manpower”

Singapore—In an interview with CNA938’s Arnold Gay and Yasmin Jonkers on August 28, Wednesday, Manpower Minister Josephine Teo called the country’s older workers an...

Chan Chun Sing: Gov’t recognizes cost pressures of planned CPF increases on businesses

Singapore — At a visit to a local seafood distributor, Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing said that the Government recognizes the cost...

New IPS study calls for higher CPF contribution rates for older workers

Singapore — A policy brief from the Institute of Policy Studies (IPS) dated June 26, Wednesday, shows how increasing the Central Provident Fund (CPF)...