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Monday, May 11, 2009

SLF ~ Singapore Labour Foundation


Info here is correct at time of 'blogging'. For current info, please go to this link at http://www.slf.gov.sg/.

Top 5 Most Popular FAQs

What does SLF do?
SLF aims to develop a strong and progressive Labour Movement that supports Singapore economic growth and enhances the lives of working people in Singapore and their families at work, live and play. It provides support to the National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) in its initiatives covering areas such as promoting good industrial relations and tripartism, enhancing workers' employability and employment, strengthening social support for less privileged union members and developing strong union leadership.
2. Does SLF help job seekers find employment?
Those in need of employment assistance may approach CareerLink@e2i. CareerLink@e2i can be contacted at 6471 5233 (Tel). It is located within the Employment and Employability Institute (e2i) at 141, Redhill Road, #01-02, Singapore 158828 (near Redhill MRT Station).

3. What is SLF?
SLF is a statutory board of the Ministry of Manpower. It was formed in 1977 by virtue of an Act of Parliament under Chapter 302 of the Statutes of the Republic of Singapore. This Act is also referred to as the Singapore Labour Foundation Act.

4. Who are the institutional members of SLF?
SLF has 77 institutional members, comprising 10 NTUC social enterprises and 67 unions/associations which are also affiliated to the National Trades Union Congress (NTUC).

5. Does SLF offer any form of membership to workers?
No. However, those who are interested to join the unions may submit their application for union membership through the unions or NTUC Membership Department. For information on how to become a member, contact NTUC Customer Service Centre at (6213 8008 (Tel) or membership@ntuc.org.sg (e-mail).

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