To celebrate Teachers’ Day and in support of SG50 celebrations, the Singapore Chinese Teachers’ Union (SCTU) organised a Teachers' Day Luncheon to pay special tribute to about 150 Pioneer Generation (PG) Chinese Language (CL) teachers.
From today, licensed companies will need to pay their resident cleaners wages according to the Progressive Wage Model (PWM) for those deployed under new cleaning contracts entered into on or after 1 April 2014.
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.