Retrenchments fall in Q3

Fewer people were laid off in the third quarter of this year, while overall unemployment crept up slightly.

But as a whole, the labour market continued to improve, with total employment growth more than doubling in this period, said the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) yesterday.

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Foreign workers in Dormitories

SINGAPORE – Foreign workers living in dormitories can now inform the Manpower Ministry (MOM) of their living conditions with the DormWatch application the ministry rolled out on Wednesday (Sept 12). The app allows workers to provide feedback by uploading photos they have snapped, and to alert their dormitory operators and MOM of the issues that…