The tripartite partners have been issuing guidelines on fair employment practices over the past two decades, having introduced the “Tripartite Guidelines on Non-Discriminatory Job Advertisements” as early as 1999.
The "Code of Responsible Employment Practices” was added in 2002. Then in 2006, the Tripartite Alliance for Fair and Progressive Employment Practices or TAFEP, was set up. In 2007, the government issued the Tripartite Guidelines on Fair Employment Practices (TGFEP). TGFEP was enhanced in 2011 to include guidelines on hiring and developing a Singaporean core. Then the Fair Consideration Framework in 2014.