THE National Wages Council (NWC) will reconvene this year as the Covid-19 pandemic takes a toll on the labour market.

[SINGAPORE] The National Wages Council (NWC) will reconvene this year as the ...

RECESSION is now upon us, and with it have come the job losses that many anticipated. While the government has urged employers to retrench only as a final option, businesses that are strapped for...

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SINGAPORE'S total employment saw its worst quarterly contraction on record in the second quarter of 2020, according to preliminary data, and economists fear the worst is yet to come.

SINGAPORE'S total employment saw its largest quarterly contraction on record in the second quarter of 2020, as the country entered a "circuit-breaker" period to curb the spread of Covid-19,...

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A HOST of opportunities are being created to help the swelling ranks of the retrenched.

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BETTER wage subsidies, tighter immigration rules, and even the return of a pre-Independence "Workers' Brigade": These are some ideas mooted to keep Singaporeans employed.

[SINGAPORE] Mid-career jobseekers can now apply for training courses offered by firms in in-demand sectors to help boost their employability.

ABOUT 1,300 people so far have signed up for the more than 6,500 training places available under the SGUnited Skills Programme, Education Minister Ong Ye Kung said on Friday.

A SCHEME to encourage staff training during the Covid-19 pandemic has been taken up more than 60,000 times since its unveiled in the Unity Budget in February.