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Total employment rises in Q1 amid slowdown in economy

This comes from the labour market typically lagging the economic cycle; MOM says early data shows labour market holding up

The manpower ministry says it will work with Workforce Singapore and other partners to help Singaporean workers secure good jobs through the Adapt and Grow Initiative.


THE labour market held steady in the first three months of this year, even as economic growth slowed.

Total employment continued to grow, while the overall unemployment rate remained at 2.2 per cent after accounting for seasonal variations.

Preliminary data...

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