Understanding the Employment of Foreign Workers (Work Permit)

Date 27 Apr 2020, Mon
Time 01:30pm to 05:30pm
Venue Meeting Room 7 & 8 (#13-52), SNEF@PLS, Level 13(60 Paya Lebar Road, #13-45 Paya Lebar Square, Lobby 2, Singapore 409051)
Fee Per Participant (incl. 7% GST) : Member - ($214.00) , Affiliate / Non Member - ($321.00)
Status Complete

Programme Introduction

Course Objective

The foreign workforce makes up about one-third of Singapore’s labour force. The Services sector Dependency Ratio Ceiling (DRC) has been reduced in two steps, effective 1st January 2020, to manage the foreign workers growth. It is, thus, critical that the employment of foreign workers are managed effectively, for productivity purpose.

This half-day workshop will focus on managing foreign workers, specifically the Work Permit Holders.

The objectives are to equip the participants with the requisite knowledge on the relevant regulatory requirements and procedural guidelines on employment of their Work Permit Holders and enhance their capability in addressing employment-related issues.

Target Audience
HR managers / personnel and Supervisors who oversee planning, recruitment and employment of their foreign workforce

Mix of lectures, discussions and case studies

Mr Chris Lee is SNEF’s Deputy Director, Industrial & Workplace Relations Division.

Programme details

1. Understanding Work Pass Framework
– Key Features of Work Passes
– Important Work Permit Conditions
2. Managing Pre-employment Issues for Work Permit Holders
– Employment Contracts
– Employment Terms
3. Managing in-employment Issues for Work Permit Holders
– Housing Issues
– Employment Disputes
– Work Injury Compensation Claims
4. Managing post-employment Issues for Work Permit Holders
– Termination of Employment
– Managing Repatriation
5. Latest updates related to employment of Work Permit Holders

Administrative Details

Please click here for the event registration.

If you are arriving by MRT, please alight at Paya Lebar MRT station (East-West line) and proceed to Paya Lebar Square (PLS) Office Lobby 2 (facing the SingPost Centre).

If you are driving, please park at PLS car park and take the retail lift to level one of the shopping mall, and proceed to PLS Office Lobby 2.

Please bring along this letter as proof of purpose of visit, and you would need to exchange for an access card to the SNEF office.