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.
Clyde & Co
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.
Clyde & Co
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.
Fakhoury Global Immigration
Effective January 1, 2020, the minimum qualifying salary for the S Pass will be increased from SGD 2300 to SGD 2400.
As a reminder, starting January 1, 2020, the minimum salary threshold for foreign nationals applying for initial and renewal S Passes in Singapore will increase from SGD 2,300 to SGD 2,400.
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, in his National Day Rally speech on 18 August 2019, announced that pursuant to the recommendations made by the Ministry of Manpower's Tripartite Workgroup
Companies should take note of the substantive changes to the Employment Act (the "EA") that came into effect on 1 April 2019.
The Work Injury Compensation Bill 2019 (the Bill) was passed in Parliament on 3 September 2019.
Dezan Shira & Associates
On April 1 2019, the Singapore government enacted major amendments to the Employment Act (EA).
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 ...