Singapore has introduced a new flexible work policy that it hopes will help companies do a better job of attracting employees and making their lives easier.
Currently in Singapore, there are two statutory paid maternity leave schemes.
Effective January 1, 2017, the Workforce Singapore Agency Act will impose tighter regulations on retrenchments (redundancies) in Singapore.
Changes in the Employment Act (EA) extend better protection for more workers and improve employment standards.
Proposals would extend protections to broader category of employees
As of December 1, 2012, the qualifying criteria for the Personalised Employment Pass (PEP) in Singapore will be raised and some of its features will be refined.