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.


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