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A full jobs recovery only likely after next June, say economists

Signs of rebound in labour market are surfacing, but only for residents, and they are uneven

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Higher recruitment is likely to kick in in the first quarter of this year, with one in five employers recruiting more workers than a year ago, according to a survey.

Singapore

THE worst may be over but a full recovery of the labour market is only likely after next June, according to private sector economists.

With the Covid-19 vaccines rolling out, boosting business confidence, the earliest the economy can pick up is only in the first half of...

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