Tripartite Advisories & Guidelines

Tripartism refers to the collaboration among unions, employers and the Government. In Singapore, tripartite guidelines and advisories are formulated by the Tripartite partners – the Ministry of Manpower, National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) and the Singapore National Employers Federation.

Advisories on the Tripartite Workgroup on Lower Wage Workers

In October 2020, the Tripartite Partners  formed a Tripartite Workgroup on Lower-Wage Workers (TWG-LWW) to explore measures to further uplift the wages and well-being of lower-wage workers. Over 10 months, the Tripartite partners consulted more than 1,800 individuals from Unions, Employers, members of the public and lower wage workers. In August 2021, the TWG-LWW released a report with 18 key recommendations

You can also find SNEF’s media statement here and the Sectoral Tripartite advisories here.

SNEF President Dr Robert Yap at the TWG-LWW Press Conference in 2021 (Photo Credits: Ministry of Manpower Singapore). 

Health & Safety in Workplaces

Responsible Employment Practices

Re-Employment and Older Workers

Fair Employment Practices