At its second fundraiser for the year, the U Care Charity Dinner held this evening (12 November 2014), a total of $11,014,529 was announced as the Fund’s total donations garnered in 2014. This has brought fund-raising efforts to a grand total of $77,215,434 since its inception in 2009.
The Progressive Wage Model (PWM), mooted by the Labour Movement, is a four-in-one model of skills upgrading, productivity improvements, career advancement and wage progression to achieve win-win outcomes for both employers and workers.
The annual Ong Teng Cheong Labour Leadership Institute (OTC Institute) Graduation Ceremony is a major platform for the Labour Movement to recognise union leaders and partners for their dedication and efforts towards lifelong learning and strong union leadership.
The security industry currently faces operational and manpower challenges, such as low basic wages, low productivity, high turnover of SOs, and unattractive working conditions due to excessive overtime (OT) hours.
In celebration of the Festival of Lights, Singaporean and foreign volunteers gathered at the Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple in Little India to serve 5,000 migrant workers a free dinner on 26 October 2014.
Today, more than 40 companies, including hotels, recreation clubs, retail companies and food and beverage businesses, pledged their commitment to create harassment-free work environments at a pledging ceremony.