You are here


Who should the core provisions of the Employment Act protect?

Including all PMEs, not just those earning up to S$4,500 a month, is the way forward

Today, after decades of strong economic growth, while Singapore's survival remains a constant concern, the changing employment landscape and workforce profile have been the driving force behind recent amendments to the Employment Act.


FIFTY years ago, a newly independent Singapore enacted the Employment Act in 1968 partly as a bulwark against concerns of mass unemployment following the planned British withdrawal from Singapore in 1971.

As part of a survival strategy to attract local and foreign...

BT is now on Telegram!

For daily updates on weekdays and specially selected content for the weekend. Subscribe to