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Secondment of construction workers to be reviewed

Some firms say they require manpower for their own projects that are about to start and cannot place out the workers

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The government also recognises that even after construction projects restart, firms have to bear additional costs to meet the new Covid-19 requirements, which were not priced into existing contracts.

Singapore

ORIGINAL plans for the secondment of construction workers will be reviewed, following feedback from companies, Second Minister for National Development Desmond Lee said in Parliament on Friday, during the debate on the Fortitude Budget.

The intention was to allow workers...

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