Against a global backdrop of declining unionisation rate, the unionisation rate of Singapore resident workforce is estimated to have grown by four percentage points from 23 per cent to 27 per cent between 2009 and 2013.
Some 550 union leaders, staff from the National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) and NTUC Social Enterprises, as well as representatives from the Labour Movement Communities, attended the dialogue organised by the Ong Teng Cheong Labour Leadership Institute.
The symposium is designed to empower and engage participants to lead a H2P2 life. Participants can select from workshop topics ranging from health to smartphone literacy, enjoy a movie, and look out for career and employment opportunities.
NTUC Healthcare Cluster took stock on the progress made so far in helping the three main groups of healthcare support staff – Health Attendants (HA), Healthcare Assistants (HCA) and Patient Service Associates (PSA) – using the Progressive Wage Model as a guide.
The Special Select Committee of Parliament has announced the list of nine Nominated Member of Parliament (NMP) nominees, including Mr K Karthikeyan, Vice-President of the NTUC Central Committee and General Secretary of the United Workers of Petroleum Industry, for appointment as NMP.
The National Trades Unions Congress (NTUC) U Associate programme, launched in March 2011, added yet another association to its membership today, as part of the Labour Movement’s efforts to reach out and serve more professionals, managers and executives (PMEs) through existing associations.
In the Labour Movement, Brother Lee has been heavily involved in various organisations and committees. He has been Director of the Singapore Labour Foundation (SLF) since December 2001, and Director of SLF Strategic Advisers Pte Ltd since November 2010.