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OUTLOOK 2015: MANPOWER

Tight labour market to get even tighter

The timing could hardly be worse. Events lined up to mark Singapore's jubilee will create more job vacancies

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Labour force participation rates among women and older folk climbed to new highs in 2014 - 58.6 per cent for women and 68.4 per cent for men aged 55 to 64.

Singapore

SOME economists are predicting that the clarion call to labour-starved bosses to be more productive will sound louder this new year because there are now fewer housewives and retirees to woo back to work.

Labour force participation rates among women and older folk climbed

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