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Dentons
In line with the swing towards greater employee protection in Singapore over the last few years, proposed revisions to the Employment Act (the Act) ...
Shook Lin & Bok
On 2 October 2018, the Employment (Amendment) Bill was introduced in Parliament. This client update will provide an overview of the key changes to the Employment Act as proposed in the Bill.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Singapore is sitting on a demographic time bomb.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The new Employment Claims Tribunal (ECT) was established in 2017 to provide a cheaper and easier alternative to the civil courts for employees wanting to bring salary-related disputes in Singapore.
Taylor Vinters
Earlier this month, Manpower Minister Lim Swee Say announced plans to amend the Employment Act (‘EA') so that higher-paid employees ...
Clyde & Co
This forms part of the effort to ensure that Singaporeans have access to good jobs and that the quality of foreign employees is raised.
Dentons
Due to the increasing number of PMEs in the Singapore workforce, the Ministry of Manpower has made various changes to the Employment Act of Singapore – most notably expanding coverage...
Shook Lin & Bok
The Employment Claims Tribunal ("ECT") was established in April 2017 to facilitate the resolution of salary-related employment disputes while appeals against unfair dismissals are heard by the MOM.
Clyde & Co
The Employment Act is the primary piece of legislation governing employment law in Singapore.
Shook Lin & Bok
The Association of Banks in Singapore ("ABS") had on 1 June 2017 released a revised version of the Guidelines on Control Objectives and Procedures for Outsourced Service Providers (the "Guidelines").
Shook Lin & Bok
2017 has seen many changes to the employment law of Singapore. These include, amongst others, the implementation of a two week paternity leave for fathers of newborns and the establishment of an Employment Claims Tribunal.
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."
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Clyde & Co
This forms part of the effort to ensure that Singaporeans have access to good jobs and that the quality of foreign employees is raised.
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.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The new Employment Claims Tribunal (ECT) was established in 2017 to provide a cheaper and easier alternative to the civil courts for employees wanting to bring salary-related disputes in Singapore.
Taylor Vinters
Earlier this month, Manpower Minister Lim Swee Say announced plans to amend the Employment Act (‘EA') so that higher-paid employees ...
Clyde & Co
The Employment Act is the primary piece of legislation governing employment law in Singapore.
Dentons
Due to the increasing number of PMEs in the Singapore workforce, the Ministry of Manpower has made various changes to the Employment Act of Singapore – most notably expanding coverage...
Shook Lin & Bok
The Employment Claims Tribunal ("ECT") was established in April 2017 to facilitate the resolution of salary-related employment disputes while appeals against unfair dismissals are heard by the MOM.
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").
Shook Lin & Bok
The Association of Banks in Singapore ("ABS") had on 1 June 2017 released a revised version of the Guidelines on Control Objectives and Procedures for Outsourced Service Providers (the "Guidelines").
Shook Lin & Bok
2017 has seen many changes to the employment law of Singapore. These include, amongst others, the implementation of a two week paternity leave for fathers of newborns and the establishment of an Employment Claims Tribunal.
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.
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