There is limited support for the rights of migrant workers among the public according to a new multi-country study released by the ILO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific. In general the report reveals higher levels of public support for migrant workers, in terms of their rights and their contribution, in Singapore and South Korea than in Malaysia and Thailand.
Singapore has ratified the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006) with the full support of tripartite partners – the seafarer unions and the National Trades Union Congress, as well as the maritime industry and the Singapore National Employers Federation.
ILO & Singapore Ministry of Manpower sign partnership agreement to improve labour and workplace practices
The ILO and the Singapore Ministry of Manpower (MOM) have signed a two-year Partnership Agreement to improve human resource development and workplace practices in the ASEAN region.
Singapore ratifies ILO Tripartite Consultation (International Labour Standards) Convention, 1976 (No. 144)
The ILO Director-General welcomed the ratification of "this important governance instrument by the Government of Singapore which underpins practices in the area of tripartism and social dialogue in respect of international labour standards and labour legislation."
15 - 16 September 2010
The Singapore WSH Conference 2010 will be held from 15-16 September 2010. The theme for the Conference is "Embracing Challenges, Pushing WSH Frontiers".
This data set for Singapore provides information on labour market and decent work indicators.
This data set for 9 countries in the East and South East Asian region provides information on labour market and decent work indicators.
Occupational Safety and Health and Decent Work in Asia - Achievements and Challenges - by Sachiko Yamamoto, Director, ILO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific to the Singapore Workplace Safety and Health Conference 2010, 15-16 September 2010.