Increased employee protection and tightened immigration rules

 As announced by Manpower Minister Lim Swee Say in

Parliament on 5 March 2018, various changes in Singapore’s

employment landscape are on the way. Expected to come into effect by 1 April the amended provisions  of the Employment Act will improve the protection of employees.  In addition, the requirements imposed on foreign talents in respect of work permits will be further tightened in order to promote the growth of Singapore’s local workforce.