This dinner marks the closing of the International Forum on Tripartism. It also marks the opening of our NTUC National Delegates’ Conference. As we commence our National Delegates Conference tomorrow, the Labour Movement will be discussing our strategies moving forward under Labour Movement 2019.
This forum will allow more than 800 tripartite participants, especially our younger ones, from over 30 countries and regions to share our experiences and views on the key topics and global tripartite models.
The International Women’s Day, which falls on the 8th of March every year, is a significant event that marks the contributions and recognition of women all over the world. It has gained so much awareness that it is now celebrated throughout the month of March.
When the NTUC-U Care Fund was started in 2009, we have set ourselves one clear mission. And that is to be a Caring Labour Movement that helps improve the lives of our low-income union members and their families
On a more serious note, the Labour Movement started the NTUC-U Care Fund with one clear mission. And that is to help improve the lives of our low-income union members and their families; supports needy children and youth in their pursuit of excellence.
Singapore celebrates her 49th birthday this year. In a short span of close to about 5 decades, we have progressed from a small trading post to an advanced and efficient nation with one of the highest standards of living in the world.
As Singapore moves ahead with the 21st century workforce, I am happy to see that companies and organisations here today are also transcending into 21st century employers with your progressive workplace practices. I salute all the winners here.
NTUC would like to recognize role models amongst us- be it “Better Workers”, “Better Leaders”, “Better Companies” or “Better Customers”. These include cleaners who have been exemplary in their work as well as service buyers, service providers and individuals.