10 Mar 2015
Manpower Minister Tan Chuan-Jin has announced some changes in the manpower policies of the Process Industry.
Few changes will be affecting our Industry. Process workers are allowed to drive as a secondary job function with effect from June 2015, subject to a cap.
With effect from 2017, the monthly salary for skilled worker must be at least $1,200 in addition to skills test certification or two years working experience.
Experienced work permit holders are also allowed to change their employers without being repatriated to their home country.
The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has also came up with a factsheet to help members better understand the changes.