27 May 2020. Separately, MOM has also issued an Advisory on retrenchment benefits payable to retrenched employees as a result of business difficulties due to COVID-19 on 20 May 2020. The Ministry of Manpower ("MOM") has also issued further guidance on the Safe Management Measures to be adopted at the workplace as updated on 19 May 2020. MOM Releases Retrenchment & Unemployment Numbers for April to June & It’s Proven to Be Worse Than SARS Here are the cliff notes for the numbers: Retrenchments have increased by 108% to 6,700 between April to June 2020, compared to 3,220 in the Jan to Mar 2020 period. Following the update to the travel restrictions imposed and travel advisories issued by the Ministry of Health of Singapore ("MOH") in light of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Ministry of Manpower of Singapore ("MOM") had on 16 March 2020 issued advisories on (a) employee … Retrenchments exceeded initial estimations, rising to 11,350 in the first half of Notify MOM of cost-saving measures implemented. Follow the latest news on retrenchment at TODAYonline. Retrenchment in Singapore: Employer Obligations and Employee Rights Last updated on March 19, 2020 Retrenchment is the termination of permanent or term contract employees (of at least 6 months) because of redundancy or reorganisation of the employer’s profession, business, trade or work. AND; Implement cost-saving measures that result in: Check out top news from Singapore and around the world. Employers who implement cost-saving measures must notify MOM if you: Are registered in Singapore. For senior workers aged 60 and above, the incidence of local retrenchment was … 1. On 20 May 2020, the Tripartite Partners, comprising the Ministry of Manpower (“MOM”), the National Trades Union Congress (“NTUC”) and the Singapore National Employers Federation (“SNEF”), issued the “Advisory on retrenchment benefit payable to retrenched employees as a result of business … How bad is the retrenchment situation in Singapore, and how much worse it will get Saturday, 15 Aug 2020 02:43 PM MYT Even as retrenchment figures rise, the official numbers may still not capture the full picture since they do not include firms with fewer than 25 employees or affected workers in the gig … Have at least 10 employees. The tripartite partners, including the Ministry of Manpower (MOM), acknowledged that some employers have started to implement cost-saving … A retail assistant cleans the shutters in Singapore on Jun 19, 2020. Advisory for Employers on Employee Travel. THE incidence of local retrenchment in Singapore was 4.9 per 1,000 local employees in the first half of 2020, said Manpower Minister Josephine Teo in Parliament on Tuesday in response to questions put up by members of Parliament. From 7 April 2020, MOM has simplified the mandatory notification process. Singapore updated the Tripartite Advisory on Managing Excess Manpower and Responsible Retrenchment in view of the evolving COVID-19 situation.