Ministry of Manpower

The Ministry of Manpower is a ministry of the Government of Singapore which is responsible for the formulation and implementation of labour policies related to the workforce in Singapore.
See below for the Latest Ministry of Manpower News, Analysis, Profit Results, Share Price Information, and Commentary.

PMET makes up more than half of vacancies in 2022

Its share of vacancies rose to 56% in 2022 from 53% in 2021.
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PMET makes up more than half of vacancies in 2022

Its share of vacancies rose to 56% in 2022 from 53% in 2021.
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Number of retrenchment notices received by MoM exceeds 800 

A quarter of the notices were from the information and communications sector.

Can CPF nominations be revoked upon divorce? MOM responds

CPF nominations work like wills and CPF members may still provide for ex-spouse.

Retrenchments double in Q422

There were almost 3,000 people retrenched in the last quarter of 2022.

Household services scheme pilot includes basic child, elderly care

Twenty-five companies can employ migrant workers to perform household services.

MOM orders employers to ensure authenticity of EP applicants’ education

This new process will be implemented starting September 2023.

SG launches new digital job-finding tool

With CareersFinder, jobseekers can receive personalized job recommendations.

SG workplace safety and health needs “deeper reforms”: Manpower minister

Senior Minister Zaqy Mohamad emphasized that Heightened Safety Period will not last long despite its positive effects.

Salary cap of $2,000 imposed for NTS work permit holders

The sub-quota is at 8% whilst fixed monthly salary criterion is at $2,000.

Stricter rules on lower-skilled foreign workers boost local employment: MOM

Manpower Minister Tan See Leng showed its key findings on workforce policies.

Over 40,000 food service workers to receive wage increases

The baseline wage for full-time workers will increase to $2,080 in 2025.

Unemployment rates return to pre-pandemic levels 

In 2022, the overall unemployment rate was 2.1%.

MOM, MTI roll out Manpower for Strategic Economic Priorities scheme

The scheme complements recent changes to the work pass framework.

Employment rate hits 67.5%, exceeding pre-COVID level

It was higher by 2.3 percentage points than the 2019 figure. 

MOM reveals 1,270 non-tech workers in tech firms were retrenched

Over 8 in 10 who were laid off were non-tech roles.

Gov’t OKs proposal to give insurance, work injury compensation for gig workers

Gig workers are self-hired delivery, private-hire car drivers, and taxi drivers.

Non-resident workers in construction and manufacturing boost employment in Q3

Based on advanced estimates, total employment expanded by 75,600.