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Singapore union membership bucks sliding global trend

As industries and labour markets change, NTUC recruitment takes on new tack

"There are some who will not be a union member, but we hope that they can be a member of the labour movement," says Ms Cham.


AS INDUSTRIES and labour markets transform, union membership is falling across the developed world - but in Singapore, the situation appears to be going in the opposite direction.

Among first-world economies, unionisation rates in the United Kingdom have fallen from a...

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