What happens when an employee has acquired his employer's confidential information without consent, but has not made any actual use of the information? Can an employer bring a successful claim...
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On 25 March 2020, the Singapore Parliament passed a Bill to amend the Merchant Shipping (Maritime Labour Convention) Act 2014 (the "Act")
The Multi-Ministry Taskforce had announced on 19 May 2020 that Singapore will exit the Circuit Breaker when it ends on 1 June 2020. The Circuit Breaker commenced on 7 April 2020...
The Multi-Ministry Taskforce had on 3 April 2020, announced a series of heightened safe distancing measures, which will result in a suspension of activities at most work places from 7 April 2020 to 4 May 2020...
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Whilst we all get used to new ways of working, it is important to remember that many planned legislative changes will still come into effect, and companies will need to...
The relationship between employer and employee is regulated largely by the contract of employment between them. Generally, under Singapore law, parties are free to contract as they ...
The Singapore Government announced as part of Budget 2020 a slew of measures that are expected to enhance existing schemes to stabilise the economy amid uncertainties caused by Covid-19.
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Following the update to the travel restrictions imposed and travel advisories issued by the Ministry of Health of Singapore ("MOH") in light of the COVID-19 outbreak
Effective May 1, 2020, the minimum qualifying monthly salary for Employment Passes in Singapore will increase to SGD 3,900, up 8.34% percent from the current amount.
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With the onset of COVID-19 cases, employers in Singapore have been advised to take appropriate precautionary measures in order to continue running their business operations while working to...
This article addresses frequently asked questions on employers' obligations in Singapore in relation to the coronavirus outbreak.
Employers are dealing with rapidly evolving manpower challenges arising from the COVID-19 epidemic. They are grappling with issues of employees potentially being placed on quarantine
The government's assistance to employers and employees in weathering economic headwinds in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak.
As the coronavirus situation continues to evolve, so do companies' and governments' approaches to monitoring and helping avoid the spread of the virus.
Due to the evolving 2019 novel coronavirus (the "2019-nCoV") situation, the Ministry of Health (the "MOH") and the Ministry of Manpower (the "MOM")
The Fair Consideration Framework (the "FCF") was updated in January 2020 to impose harsher penalties on employers found to be engaging in discriminatory practices such as by favouring the...
Effective January 1, 2020, employers with foreign workers in Singapore found guilty of workplace discrimination, now face stricter penalties and higher fines.
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Effective January 1, 2020, the minimum qualifying salary for the S Pass will be increased from SGD 2300 to SGD 2400.
The official website of the National Health Commission of China (NHC) announced that, as of 12:00 pm on January 30th, there are a total of 7,737 ...