The National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) launched the Centre for Domestic Employees (CDE) today to assist domestic employees, both local and foreign, in addressing work-related challenges that they may face.
As a Labour Movement, we are sympathetic that the domestic worker concerned has fallen upon hardship as a result of some unfortunate turn of events. We also sympathise with the employer in view of her current health condition.
The annual International Migrants Day (IMD) celebration event organised by the Migrant Workers’ Centre (MWC) took place at Little India this afternoon. This is the 7th IMD commemoration organized by the Centre.
NTUC's vision is to be an inclusive and caring Labour Movement helping our working people have better jobs so that they can lead better lives. The Labour Movement pays particular attention to uplift the lives of our low-income union members and their families through the NTUC-U Care Fund.
This year, civil servants will receive an end-year Annual Variable Component (AVC) of 0.65 month or $1,100, whichever is higher. In addition, all civil servants will receive a Non-Pensionable Annual Allowance of one month.
With effect from 1 March 2016, NTA and five taxi operators – ComfortDelgro, Transcab, SMRT, Premier and Prime have agreed to further enhance the DAS by increasing the monthly contribution quantum to $20.
Since the announcement by Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan on the Government’s intent to review private hire vehicle services on 2 Oct 2015, the National Taxi Association (NTA) has conducted a series of dialogue sessions with over 300 taxi drivers.