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.
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Employment ‘more robust’ in Q2: MoM

The employment rate likely expanded by 1.9% during the quarter. 
6 days ago

Employment ‘more robust’ in Q2: MoM

The employment rate likely expanded by 1.9% during the quarter. 
6 days ago

Chart of the day: Salary disputes drop in 2021

Approximately 84% of salary claims were resolved that year.

Employment appeals fall significantly to 1.73 per 1,000 employees in 2021: MOM

Most of the complaints filed were salary and dismissal claims. 

Chart of the day: Wrongful dismissal claims dips in 2021

26% of wrongful dismissal cases assessed were substantiated.

Dangerous workplace incidents doubled in H12022

The MoM recorded 9,000 violations of the Workplace Safety and Health Act. 

7 in 10 businesses have work safety and health technology in place

Companies who have yet to adopt one can tap on the Productivity Solutions Grant.

Meet the leaders of Forward Singapore

Several ministers will help review and refresh the market’s social compact.

Here's why recent real wage growth is lower compared to a decade ago

Total real wage growth in 2021 was at 1.6%—less compared to 2010'2 2.7%.

Which workers saw salary gains in 2021

Employees in the information and communications sector had a 5.1% wage hike.

Salary growth slowly rises 1.6% in 2021

The wage situation improved last year but at a slower pace.

About 41,100 job seekers employed in Q1

Non-resident employment was higher than resident employment.

Number of employed individuals up by 41,400 in 2021

This is a rebound from last year’s contraction of 166,600.

Scam alert: Ministry of Manpower warns of fraudulent emails, calls

The scammers are calling about foreign worker levy matters.

Singapore employment up 47.4% at 47,400 in Q4 2021

Unemployment, meanwhile, dropped to 75,800 in December 2021.

Jobless in November hit 76,000

But this number shows a decrease compared to the previous month, MOM claims.