Singapore labour market
THE labour market continued to show slight improvements in the first quarter of 2018, with retrenchment figures falling to a five-year low and the number of job openings on the rise.
AS the Singapore economy picked up last year, the labour market also improved, with higher employment levels for locals.
ALTHOUGH resident jobless rate and layoffs fell in the second quarter of 2017, the job market in Singapore remains weak, with mixed views among economists.
THE actual number of retrenched in 2017 will be less than the high of about 19,500 in 2016, said NTUC assistant secretary-general Patrick Tay in a Facebook post on Friday.
RESIDENT jobless rate and retrenchments in Singapore in the second quarter of 2017 are lower than in the first quarter of 2017, preliminary figures released on Friday by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM...