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NTUC plans more help for low-wage workers without pay or annual increments

[SINGAPORE] The labour movement is to offer more help to low-wage workers whose companies are unable to pay them, National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) assistant secretary-general Zainal Sapari announced on Wednesday.

NTUC is in talks with the Manpower Ministry (MOM) to start a salary relief assistance scheme for workers earning S$1,900 and below, which will provide a one-off payment to tide them over should their employers go bankrupt.

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