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Tories and Labour

Make reasonable work arrangements for employees after typhoons or rainstorms

Make reasonable work arrangements for employees after typhoons or rainstorms ****************************************************************************      The Labour Department (LD) today (July 20) reminded employers to make practical and reasonable work arrangements for staff after tropical cyclone and rainstorm warnings. Employers should also make flexible arrangements for staff to resume work or work from…
bubmag
July 20, 2021
Tories and Labour

Astral Realm: An Alternative Roundup #3

Welcome to Astral Realm, where Clash staff writer Shahzaib Hussain navigates the cosmos of the newest and most essential releases. Each month’s roundup features a Focus Artist interview, a Next Wave artist Q&A, a breakdown of his favourite songs and projects and a retrospective highlight revisited through the lens of…
bubmag
June 30, 2021
Tories and Labour

Contractor fined for violation of safety legislation

Contractor fined for violation of safety legislation ****************************************************      Well Tech Engineering & Construction Company Limited was fined $85,000 at Kowloon City Magistrates' Courts today (May 10) for violation of the Factories and Industrial Undertakings Ordinance and the Factories and Industrial Undertakings (Safety Management) Regulation. The prosecutions were launched by the…
bubmag
May 10, 2021
Tories and Labour

Higher foreign-worker levy rebates for construction, marine, process sectors as Covid-19 measures shrink labour supply

SINGAPORE — Companies in the construction, marine shipyard and process sectors facing a labour crunch and increased costs because of Covid-19 restrictions will get some reprieve in the coming months. Around 15,000 such firms will see an increase in foreign-worker levy rebates from May to December, the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) announced…
bubmag
May 8, 2021
Tories and Labour

Several key sectors stare at export impact

Synopsis“People are scared to buy from India and uncertain if we can deliver the orders,” said Sharad Kumar Saraf, president of the Federation of Indian Export Organisations. “If cases continue to increase like this, with workers and staff getting infected, we might see an impact.” India’s exports could take a…
bubmag
May 4, 2021