Good jobs, salaries for S'poreans still our priority, says new labour chief
Mr Chan Chun Sing takes over Mr Lim Swee Say as Singapore's new labour chief today (May 4).
Mr Lim, who resigned from his position as the Secretary-General of the National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) will be appointed Minister of Manpower.
At a media session with reporters last week, Mr Chan said that his priority in the new role will be making sure that local workers have good jobs, good salaries, and are able to take care of their families.
He added that it is important for the local workforce to be able to maintain its competitive advantage against those from other countries, and the good relationship between the government, labour, and management here remains a unique pull factor for investors.
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