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iGlobal Law
For male employees covered by CDCSA who have Singapore citizen children born from January 1 2017 onwards, employers must provide a second week of government-paid paternity leave ("GPPL").
Dentons
Singapore's employment laws have historically been employer-friendly. In the early days of Singapore's development, this was crucial to attract multi-national corporations to Singapore.
Jones Day
Foreign professionals, managers, and executives require an employment pass or permanent resident status to work in Singapore.
Jones Day
On May 6, 2016, Australia and Singapore announced a new package of initiatives to advance Australia's economic and defensive partnership with Singapore.
Jones Day
From April 1, 2016, all employers must issue itemized pay slips to employees covered under the Employment Act.
Withers LLP
In a recent landmark decision of SGB Starkstrom Pte Ltd v The Commissioner for Labour [2016] SGCA 27, the Court of Appeal held that the next-of-kin of a mentally incapacitated employee cannot make an election...
LawQuest
This change announced by Singapore's Ministry of Manpower (MoM), is applicable to new Employment Pass applicants.
Jones Day
The Singapore government has announced reorganization plans, with two reconstituted statutory boards looking into employment-related matters expected to be formed by the end of 2016.
Jones Day
On December 23, 2015, the Ministry of Manpower, National Trades Union Congress, and Singapore National Employers Federation issued the "Tripartite Advisory on Managing Workplace Harassment."
Pinsent Masons LLP
Employers in Singapore could soon be fined if they fail to give itemised payslips to their employees, according to local press reports.
Drew & Napier
On 8 July 2015, the Ministry of Manpower announced a suite of measures to enhance employment and career opportunities for Singaporean Professionals, Managers and Executives.
Arielle Law Corporation
These recent amendments to the Employment Act are set out in the Employment (Amendment) Act 2015.
TMF Group
From 1 April 2016, employers in Singapore will need to comply with changes to the Employment Act (EA) on providing their EA employees with written Key Employment Terms (KETs) and itemised payslips.
Jones Day
While some minor operational changes have already taken effect from August 22, 2015, the key changes will not take effect until April 1, 2016.
Jones Day
On July 24, 2015 Minister for Manpower, Lim Swee Say, announced proposed changes to the Work Injury Compensation Act ("WICA").
Clyde & Co
Under the Act, only Part IV EA Employees, who are employed in the continuous service of an employer for at least two years will be entitled to retrenchment/redundancy benefits.
Clyde & Co
This issue was considered in a recent Singapore High Court decision involving Jardine Lloyd Thompson and Howden Insurance Brokers.
TMF Group
Singapore's government raised CPF ceiling and contribution rates for older workers with effect from 1 Jan 2016 to keep pace with the economic growth in the country.
Jones Day
From April 1, 2015, an employee who has been employed in a company for at least two years may request retrenchment benefits if he or she is retrenched.
Jones Day
According to the Second Reading Speech, the amendments were intended to better meet the needs of professionals, managers, and executives, which now form more than 30 percent of the Singaporean workforce.
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iGlobal Law
For male employees covered by CDCSA who have Singapore citizen children born from January 1 2017 onwards, employers must provide a second week of government-paid paternity leave ("GPPL").
Dentons
Singapore's employment laws have historically been employer-friendly. In the early days of Singapore's development, this was crucial to attract multi-national corporations to Singapore.
Arielle Law Corporation
These recent amendments to the Employment Act are set out in the Employment (Amendment) Act 2015.
Pinsent Masons LLP
Employers in Singapore could soon be fined if they fail to give itemised payslips to their employees, according to local press reports.
Clyde & Co
Under the Act, only Part IV EA Employees, who are employed in the continuous service of an employer for at least two years will be entitled to retrenchment/redundancy benefits.
LawQuest
This change announced by Singapore's Ministry of Manpower (MoM), is applicable to new Employment Pass applicants.
Drew & Napier
On 8 July 2015, the Ministry of Manpower announced a suite of measures to enhance employment and career opportunities for Singaporean Professionals, Managers and Executives.
Jones Day
Foreign professionals, managers, and executives require an employment pass or permanent resident status to work in Singapore.
TMF Group
From 1 April 2016, employers in Singapore will need to comply with changes to the Employment Act (EA) on providing their EA employees with written Key Employment Terms (KETs) and itemised payslips.
Jones Day
On July 24, 2015 Minister for Manpower, Lim Swee Say, announced proposed changes to the Work Injury Compensation Act ("WICA").
Jones Day
While some minor operational changes have already taken effect from August 22, 2015, the key changes will not take effect until April 1, 2016.
Withers LLP
In a recent landmark decision of SGB Starkstrom Pte Ltd v The Commissioner for Labour [2016] SGCA 27, the Court of Appeal held that the next-of-kin of a mentally incapacitated employee cannot make an election...
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