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New Tripartite Guidelines on Extending the Scope of Union Representation for Executives

December 2014 - Employment. Legal Developments by Drew & Napier LLC .

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New Tripartite Guidelines on Extending the Scope of Union Representation for Executives

5 Dec 2014

The Industrial Relations (Amendment) Bill proposes to allow rank-and-file trade unions to represent executives for collective bargaining. Ahead of the legislative amendments coming into effect, the Ministry of Manpower, together with its tripartite partners, the Singapore National Employers Federation and the National Trades Union Congress, has released new Guidelines on Extending the Scope of Union Representation for Executives.

The amendments to the Industrial Relations Act and the Guidelines are expected to be effective on or after 1 April 2015.

This update summarises and discusses the practical implications of the amendments to the Act and the new Guidelines.

To read the update, please click here.