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  • The case for restoring CPF contribution rates of older workers

    By: IPS Editor | Jul 11, 2019 | Hits: 560

    We recently recommended that Central Provident Fund (CPF) contribution rates for all workers be equalised at 37 per cent, restoring the rates for older workers back to be on par with those of younger workers currently. To many, the change would be a sensible and fair approach. But some have responded strongly to say that…..

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  • Pegging retirement and re-employment ages to Singaporeans’ healthy life expectancy

    By: IPS Editor | Mar 26, 2019 | Hits: 845

    Manpower Minister Josephine Teo announced during her Ministry’s budget debate this month that the tripartite labour partners — government, businesses and unions — have agreed that the retirement and re-employment ages in Singapore not only continue to be relevant, but should be increased. The Minister also underlined that even as the retirement and re-employment ages…..

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  • Make Freelancing a Viable Career Path

    By: admintest admintest | Oct 28, 2016 | Hits: 1812

    As an undergraduate, I spent two years of my university life doing freelance writing jobs. But late payments, among other things, left me largely dissatisfied and so I swore off freelancing and applied for full-time jobs upon graduation. This is why I was glad to read Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam’s concern for workers in…..

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