SINGAPORE – New Job Category to Be Exempt from Advertising Requirement

Beginning August 1stĀ of 2014, any short-term positions of less than one month in duration will not have to be advertised by their company on the National Job Bank prior to applying for Employment Passes for foreign workers. The Ministry of… Read more »

SINGAPORE – Employers Required to Post Job Vacancies on Jobs Bank

In order to mitigate concerns that Singaporean employers have utilized potentially discriminatory hiring practices, the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has introduced the Fair Consideration Framework (FCF). Beginning August 1st, 2014, all companies with at least 26 employees are required to… Read more »

SINGAPORE – Consolidation of Employment Pass Sub-Categories

Beginning March 1, 2014, the Ministry of Manpower has consolidated the several tiers of Employment Passes (P1, P2, and Q1) and now refers to these tiers solely as “Employment Passes” in all correspondences. However, this is only an administrative change,… Read more »