Knowledge Highlights 4 April 2019
On 1 April 2019, substantive amendments to the Employment Act and other employment-related legislation to expand and enhance employee protection and improve the framework for the resolution of employment disputes came into force.
Key changes include:
- Extension of core benefits under the Employment Act such as annual leave, paid public holidays, sick leave and hospitalisation leave to all employees
- Revision of salary threshold for non-workmen qualifying for protection under Part IV of the Employment Act from S$2,500 to S$2,600 per month
- Improvements to the resolution of wrongful dismissal disputes
To read our article on this development, please click here.