THE state of the economy seems to have little impact on company training plans, as businesses rolled out a slew of union-led staff-upgrading projects in recent months.

MAY DAY RALLY

THE National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) will be the "mountain behind workers" in championing their wages, welfare and work prospects, secretary-general Ng Chee Meng said on Wednesday.

A STRONG labour movement remains crucial to Singapore - even as the future of work looks very different, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said in his May Day Message for this year.

THE tripartite workgroup set up to address issues for Singapore's ageing workforce is now in the advanced stages of determining the new retirement and re-employment ages, NTUC Secretary-General Ng...