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Singapore: Strengthen the workforce; refinements to work-pass application process

Singapore: Strengthen the workforce

New measures are planned to strengthen the workforce in Singapore, and these plans may affect companies that are identified as being “weak” with respect to the compliance with certain core values (such as how relevant is the company to Singapore’s economy and society). The measures are being viewed as further refinements to the work-pass application process.


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Employers need to consider evaluating whether their hiring practices are transparent and addressing the possible risk of being identified as have a “weak core.”


Read a May 2016 report [PDF 253 KB] prepared by the KPMG member firm in Singapore: Tax Alert

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