NTUC Job Security Council

The strong tripartite relationship between unions, employers and government is what sees Singapore through each crisis.

A weak labour movement cannot represent workers properly. It cannot get a fair deal from employers, cannot protect workers. What is bad for workers is bad for Singapore.

On the other hand, a strong labour movement but hostile, antagonistic and focused only on short-term interests of their members will hold back the country, and eventually, workers will get hurt.

A strong labour movement with strong support from workers, with a seat at the table, working closely and constructively with the government and employers working constructively to get the best deal for workers and find win-win solutions to all and advance national interests.

The strong tripartite relationship between unions, employers and government is what sees Singapore through each crisis.

A weak labour movement cannot represent workers properly. It cannot get a fair deal from employers, cannot protect workers. What is bad for workers is bad for Singapore.

On the other hand, a strong labour movement but hostile, antagonistic and focused only on short-term interests of their members will hold back the country, and eventually, workers will get hurt.

A strong labour movement with strong support from workers, with a seat at the table, working closely and constructively with the government and employers working constructively to get the best deal for workers and find win-win solutions to all and advance national interests.



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crisis opportunity Transforming our economy

We are living in unprecedented times. Let us continue to focus our minds on making the best use of what we have, to build a stronger economy and a more cohesive society.

It is a difficult journey ahead, but you will not walk alone.

We are faced with an extraordinary crisis, but we are one people with extraordinary courage, commitment, and can-do spirit.

We have the fortitude to improvise, adapt, and overcome the uncertainties. We have the resilience to weather the difficulties, turn challenges into opportunities, and prepare for the future.

And we will stand in solidarity as one united Singapore to beat this crisis and emerge stronger as a nation.

We are living in unprecedented times. Let us continue to focus our minds on making the best use of what we have, to build a stronger economy and a more cohesive society. It is a difficult journey ahead, but you will not walk alone. We are faced with an extraordinary crisis, but we are one people with extraordinary courage, commitment, and can-do spirit.

We have the fortitude to improvise, adapt, and overcome the uncertainties. We have the resilience to weather the difficulties, turn challenges into opportunities, and prepare for the future. And we will stand in solidarity as one united Singapore to beat this crisis and emerge stronger as a nation.



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stimulus package

To help companies, Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing said the focus should not be on stimulating demand as no matter what we do, we would not be able to replace the external demand that we had before.

A stimulus package would thus not be entirely helpful.

The focus should therefore be on helping companies "pivot into new markets and new product range so that we can seize the new opportunities in the new environment".

Companies will need targeted measures to help them survive the impact of COVID-19.



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Reviving our Air Hub - Changi Airport

COVID-19 has set us back by 40 years to 1981 when Terminal 1 was open.

"But there is a big difference between then and now," Transport Minister Ong Ye Kung said in his National Day Message to MOT.

"In the early 1980s, many airlines had not decided to come to Changi. We went all out to secure airlines, including unilaterally opening up our skies to invite the carriers to come to Changi.

Today, the airlines are here, and Changi has grown into a world-class airport," Mr Ong said.



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PAP General Election 2025

The younger voters want politics and not governance.

They hope to see an injection of excitement and drama in parliament, or as you put it, diversity.

Unfortunately, it means the government will have to divert resources from governance to politics.

This was what Lee Kuan Yew and his successors fought so hard against because there is so much work to do merely keeping Singapore up on the tightrope.



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Unfair hiring opionion

We exist as a nation and can thrive as a nation, only bcos we can offer value to the world.

That are skills and ideas we can offer to the world, just as we can pick up skills and ideas from others in the world.

We are fighting covid together, and we are forging a better future together.

But it requires each of us to understand that we must constantly strive to be better and to adapt.

Better still, to be ready for the new world to come bcos the old world will not come back again.

Keep well, stay calm, be kind, on this new day called today.



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Aviation workers

Many of their crew have also volunteered with various roles within the company. Others have taken on ambassador roles and opportunities at public transport stations, social service offices and hospitals.

Unfortunately, the pandemic is showing no signs of letting up. SIA Group has introduced several cost-cutting measures by allowing staff to seek secondary employment and offering early retirement / release schemes with payouts and benefits.



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CPF

They have illogical fears that if they leave any money behind in the CPF, they will not see it as the Government will allegedly come up with more reasons to deprive them of their money.

They have illogical fears that if they leave any money behind in the CPF, they will not see it as the Government will allegedly come up with more reasons to deprive them of their money.



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