Jeremiah Chew

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Singapore publishes Final Report on upcoming Workplace Fairness Legislation

On 4 August 2023, the Tripartite Committee on Workplace Fairness (Tripartite Committee) released[1] its final policy recommendations on the proposed legislative framework to enhance workplace fairness (referred to as the Workplace Fairness Legislation, or WFL), by way of a Final Report that has been accepted by the Singapore Government (Final Report). The Final Report follows … Continue reading

Singapore steps up controls over workplace fairness and discrimination

Since the start of 2023, there have been a number of significant developments in the employment landscape in Singapore, largely focused on workplace fairness and discrimination. These developments have wide-ranging legal and practical implications for employers. Accordingly, employers should review their existing practices and procedures, including their grievance handling procedures, to ensure that they are … Continue reading

Singapore Employment Law Update – September 2022

The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has recently announced several enhancements to the work pass regime to strengthen Singapore’s position as a global hub for talent. These changes come at a time when many countries are emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic, and seek to ensure that Singapore businesses will be able to respond swiftly to their … Continue reading

Singapore Employment Law Update – April 2022

The Singapore Ministry of Manpower (MOM) announced several changes to the S Pass and Employment Pass (EP) regimes in relation to the hiring of foreign employees. These changes encourage Singaporean employers to hire locally, and also introduce a new points-based evaluative framework for EP applications. Minimum Qualifying Salary for S Passes and Employment Passes MOM … Continue reading