The New Workplace Tripartite Standards and How Your Business Can Benefit from Adopting Them

In recent months, the Ministry of Manpower has successively published Tripartite Standards that it jointly developed with the National Trades Union Congress and Singapore National Employers Federation. 4 of these standards are: Tripartite Standard on Employment of Term Contract Employees Tripartite Standard on Flexible Working Arrangements Tripartite Standard on Grievance…

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All You Need to Know About the Changes to Singapore’s Presidential Elections 2017

Last November, the Singapore Parliament passed the Constitution of the Republic of Singapore (Amendment) Act 2016 to amend the Singapore Constitution, with the most significant change being the introduction of reserved presidential elections in Singapore. Subsequently, in February this year, Parliament amended the Presidential Elections Act (“PEA”), introducing a slew of…

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5 Areas in Which Businesses Can Learn From K Box’s Breach of the PDPA

The Personal Data Protection Commission (“PDPC”) recently published its inaugural decision, which concerned data breaches by K Box Entertainment Group Pte. Ltd. (“K Box”) and Finantech Holdings Pte. Ltd. (“Finantech”). This article extracts the salient insights from the PDPC’s findings that can serve as learning points for businesses. Personal data…

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