Mr Zainal Bin Sapari, Assistant Secretary-General and Director, Care and Share Department, NTUC, said, “We have raised the income criteria this year and expect about 11,000 more beneficiaries for the two assistance programmes, compared to 50,000 beneficiaries last year.
The handbook was first launched in 2013, and is published by the Union of Security Employees (USE) and WorkRight – an initiative by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) and the Central Provident Fund (CPF) Board.
The National Trades Union Congress and its U Associate, The Institution of Engineers, Singapore, launched the Engineers Progression Pathway at the Engineers and Sustainable Development Forum 2015 held at the NTUC Centre Auditorium.
Working in a challenging and emerging sector, creative industry professionals find themselves needing to constantly upgrade their skills to keep up with the latest technology and industry trends and developments.
Identifying HR practitioners as important partners of the Labour Movement in shaping our future-ready workforce, the National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) would want to strengthen the bipartite relationship at the workplace between HR practitioners and our unions on the ground.
With the revision in the income criteria, some 11,000 more beneficiaries are expected to benefit from the two voucher programmes as compared to a total of 50,000 last year. Joint application for both programmes will open on 15 June 2015.
The National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) fully supports the fair recommendations in the National Wages Council’s (NWC) guidelines for 2015-2016 to grant sustainable wage increase to employees, taking into account company performance and prospects.
The NTUC U Associate programme welcomed its 12th NTUC U Associate on Monday, 25 May 2015, after signing a Memorandum of Understanding with the Singapore Institution of Safety Officers, to bring on board Workplace Safety and Health professionals into the NTUC family.