WHILE Singapore remains open to global talent and investment, companies operating here should put more effort into strengthening their Singaporean core, new political office-holder Tan See Leng...

THE deputy secretary-general of the labour movement on Thursday called for enhanced wage offsets, expanded grants and longer hiring incentives to support and protect older workers amid the...

FOR the middle-aged, mid-career PMET, the risk of being displaced after years of climbing the corporate ladder now looms larger than ever. Older employees in the professional, manager, executive...

SINGAPORE BUDGET 2020

FROM aiming to find jobs for workers even before they are retrenched, to assessing what skills will be needed in the future and valuing older workers, a forward-looking approach to manpower is key...

THE slew of government budgetary measures rolled out on Tuesday to boost jobs for mid-career and older workers can do more than just make these workers cheaper to hire.

A VISION of "productive longevity" lies behind the recommendations made by the Tripartite Workgroup on Older Workers, said Minister for Manpower Josephine Teo on Thursday. She was speaking at the...

THE public service will be rolling out more programmes to get its workers ready for longer careers, with the earliest to start next month, it said on Monday. It is also working with training...

COMMENTARY

IT'S a known fact that Singaporeans are living much longer these days, with the country's life expectancy at birth currently the longest in the world at 84.8 years - even greater than that of...

THE retirement and re-employment ages will be raised, as will Central Provident Fund (CPF) contribution rates, to enable older Singaporeans to continue working and be more financially independent...