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‘Weed out the minority’: Josephine Teo announces MOM crackdown on workplace discrimination with heavier punishments

After updates to the Fair Consideration Framework (FCF), employers found guilty of discrimination will be barred from hiring new foreign workers for up to 24 months.

Singapore women are earning 6% lesser than men, and its mostly because they have different jobs: MOM

However, the gender pay gap in Singapore is still lower than the latest available figures from countries such as the US, Canada, and China.

MOM plans to clamp down harder on hiring discrimination in 2020, Josephine Teo says

More information on the review of the Fair Consideration Framework will be disclosed in two weeks.

Nearly half of Singaporeans think maids should be paid less than S$600 a month: YouGov survey

Most people said domestic helpers should be paid from S$500 but below S$600.

2 in 3 maids don’t get to complete their contracts: Here’s what MOM is doing to help employers find better matches

Free dispute resolution service and more background information on maids among new measures by MOM to improve retention rates. 

Job openings in Singapore have declined – and there were only 94 vacancies for every 100 unemployed people in June

The ministry said that hiring sentiments had turned cautious in Q2.

Close to 90% of foreign workers say they are satisfied with working in Singapore, MOM survey finds

Many foreign workers said their working conditions were safe, and they were also allowed to make their own food arrangements.

Singapore job-seekers deterred by low pay, shift work and physically strenuous work in non-PMET jobs, MOM study finds

PMET openings were easier to fill than non-PMET ones, MOM said.

Fewer retrenchments, slightly more unemployment in Q3: MOM

The labour market here has seen some good news, and slightly bad news too.