Key Features of Singapore 2020 Budget Affecting Employers

24 Apr 2020 LegisWatch

The Singapore Government had on, 18 February 2020 under the Unity Budget ("Unity Budget"), 26 March 2020 under the Resilience Budget ("Resilience Budget"), and 6 April 2020 under the Solidarity Budget ("Solidarity Budget", and together with the Unity Budget and the Resilience Budget, the "Budgets") introduced measures and schemes which impact employers.

This update highlights the key features of the measures and schemes announced by the Singapore Government under the Budgets and the impact they have on employers. For completeness, we have also highlighted the guidelines and advisories issued by the National Wages Council and the Ministry of Manpower of Singapore for the period of 7 April 2020 to 1 June 2020 and over the course of the next year in light of the COVID-19 outbreak, which may impact employers.

If you would like information on this or any other area of law, you may wish to contact the Partner at WongPartnership whom you normally work with or any of the following Partners:

Jenny TSIN

Joint Head – Employment
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Vivien YUI
Joint Head – Employment
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