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MOM: Fewer workplace fatalities in 2018, but number of non-fatal injuries grew

The number of workplace fatalities fell slightly from 42 in 2017 to 41 in 2018, a record low in workplace fatalities, the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) announced in a press release on Thursday (21 February). The ministry stated that this continues the trend of declining workplace fatalities since the Workplace Safety and Health Act was enacted in 2006, noting that …

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Has the NTUC really helped to protect the rights of workers?

Singapore has come a long way since the 60s. From a relatively much more simple way of life, Singapore has become a sparkling city whose inhabitants are outwardly wealthy. That however, is only one side of the story. While some people have benefited from Singapore’s economic rise, some people have been left behind. While that may well be unavoidable, it …

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Increased interest in joining start-ups among jobseekers: CareerBuilder Singapore’s Employer of Choice Survey 2018

As the competition heats up between organisations to attract and retain talent in the tight labour market, companies who have consistently invested providing attractive employee packages as well as a strong work culture remain Employers of Choice. The interest and willingness to work for Start-Up companies is also seeing a steady increase. These are among the key insights from CareerBuilder …

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