The inaugural U Associate (UA) Convention opened today at the NTUC Auditorium at One Marina Boulevard. NTUC President Diana Chia and NTUC Secretary-General Lim Swee Say graced the occasion as Special Hosts.
NTUC U Care Centre has assisted 5,500 low-wage workers on a range of work-related issues since its opening ~Majority of low-wage workers ill-informed of their workplace rights ~ More presence in the heartlands, free legal clinics in the pipeline ~
The Labour Movement disbursed $8.89 million to its low-income union members and families, through its various NTUC U Care assistance programmes. Since its inception in 2009, the NTUC-U Care Fund has disbursed over $67 million in total as it marks its 5th anniversary this year.
NTUC and Singapore Computer Society (SCS) are in partnership to reach out to the 100,000 Information Technology (IT) professionals in Singapore. Together, the two organisations will tap on each other’s expertise and networks to better serve the needs of this specific group of professionals.