Employment Act in Singapore Simplified.
What Employers Need To Know.
31 August 2020
The Employment Act is Singapore’s main labour law. It provides for the basic terms and working conditions for employees through core provisions and Part IV provisions that provide additional protection.→
Changes To The Employment Act wef 2019
20 February 2019
Key Changes At A Glance:
1. Core provisions will be extended to cover all managers and executives.
2.The Salary threshold for non-workmen to qualify as Part IV employees will be raised from $2,500 to $2,600.
3. Wrongful dismissal claims will be heard by the Employment Claims Tribunal instead of the Ministry of Manpower.
4. Medical Certificates from all registered doctors and dentists will be recognised for paid sick leave.