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Employment Pass minimum pay rises to enable business growth and openings for locals

Foreign worker policy being tightened amid weakened job market growth outlook

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Manpower Minister Josephine Teo says the right time to make these changes is now because of the slack in the job market.

Singapore

THE minimum qualifying salaries for work passes of both foreign professionals and foreign mid-skilled workers will go up a second time this year.

The latest announcement is that, come Sept 1, the salary criteria for new Employment Pass (EP) applicants will be raised to S$...

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