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New licence terms for employment agencies to boost fair hiring: MOM

The new licence conditions will take effect from Oct 1, requiring nearly 3,900 EAs licensed by MOM to comply with fair-recruitment requirements set out in the Tripartite Guidelines on Fair Employment Practices; EAs must brief clients on the TGFEP fair-recruitment requirements, make reasonable efforts to attract Singaporeans for job vacancies, and consider all candidates based on merit.


THE Ministry of Manpower (MOM) on Monday said that it will impose new licence conditions on all employment agencies (EAs) in a bid to strengthen fair hiring.

Selected EAs which have demonstrated the ability to hire fairly will be appointed placement partners to help...

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