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Review of the Singapore Employment Act - are Singapore employment laws becoming more pro-employee?
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • Singapore
  • February 7 2018

The Employment Act (Cap 91) (the Act) is the primary piece of legislation governing employment law in Singapore. The Act sets out minimum standards in


Key Highlights of the 2017 Singapore Employment Landscape
  • Morgan Lewis Stamford LLC
  • Singapore
  • January 29 2018

In 2017 several key pro-employee developments were introduced in Singapore, including mandatory retrenchment notifications and increased oversight and


Self-employed persons in the Future Economy: Tripartite workgroup initiates public consultation
  • CMS Holborn Asia
  • Singapore
  • January 26 2018

In November 2017, the tripartite workgroup on self-employed persons ("SEPs") - comprising members from the Ministry of Manpower ("MOM"), the National


Personal Details Requirement Extended to More Pass Categories
  • Fragomen Worldwide
  • Singapore
  • January 26 2018

The Ministry of Manpower has expanded the requirement for foreign nationals to provide their personal contact information on the Employment Pass


Contact information to be required of pass holders
  • BAL
  • Singapore
  • January 23 2018

The Ministry of Manpower will soon begin requiring individual contact information as part of the application process for Employment Passes, S Passes


Public Consultation on Review of the Employment Act (Closing on 15 Feb 2018)
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Singapore
  • January 23 2018

The Employment Act, Cap. 91 (the "Act") is the main legislation in Singapore providing employees with statutory rights and protections. The Ministry


Recruitment details now required for employment pass application
  • Kingsley Napley
  • Singapore
  • November 30 2017

The Ministry of Manpower has amended the Employment Pass online application form to add new questions that must be answered by the sponsor companies


Foreign worker convicted for conducting unlicensed employment agency activities
  • BAL
  • Singapore
  • November 30 2017

The Ministry of Manpower has convicted a Bangladeshi national for conducting employment agency activities without a valid license. The man was fined


Mandatory foreign-worker orientation course set for 2018
  • BAL
  • Singapore
  • November 28 2017

A mandatory "Settling-in Programme" will launch in 2018 to help foreign employees acclimate to Singapore and understand their employment rights and


Asia Employment Law: Quarterly Review - Issue 17: Third Quarter 2017
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Malaysia, New Zealand, Asia-Pacific, Philippines, Australia, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Vietnam, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan
  • November 27 2017

Changes to the federal legislation establishing the Code for the Tendering and Performance of Building Work 2016 (the "Code") were rushed through