Singapore Employment Act Presented By Rikvin Providing accurate information and updates on Singapore Employment Act is also one of the services of Rikvin, leading corporate solutions provider in Singapore. Rikvin believes that being well informed on Singapore Employment Act will enable local and foreign entrepreneurs to be more efficient in their operations. Initially, Rikvin discussedwho are covered in Singapore Employment Act. The employment act covers all employees, except managerial, executive and confidential positions (However, managers and executives earning $2,500basic monthly salary and below are covered for the purpose of salary protection. All other provisions do not apply to them.), domestic workers, seamen and any person employed by a Statutory Board or the Government. Next, Rikvin discussedthe essential features of the Employment Contract. Starting with the contract of service, Rikvin said, “A contract of service is any agreement whether in writing or verbal, where one person agreesto be an employee and the other agreesto be his employer. An apprenticeship contract or agreement is also considered a contract of service.” Moreover, Rikvin discussed the salary, hours of work, leave, public holidays, age restriction and probation period. “Failure to pay salaries in accordance with provisions of the Employment Act is considered an offence. Employeeswho are not paid for work done can report employers to MOM for investigation,” Rikvin added. Finally, Rikvin discussed the procedures in hiring foreign employees. Under the Employment Act, a foreigner must have valid work visa to be able to work in Singapore. If you wish to hire a foreigner, you will have to apply for a valid work passor work permit on his/her behalf before he/she can commence employment with you. About the Publisher: Rikvin has successfully provided foreign and local entrepreneurs assistance to form a Singapore company . The firm provides a full spectrum of corporate services under one roof for Singapore company registration , accounting, tax, work passand related compliance services for individuals and companies worldwide. Our office is located at Raffles Place, in the heart of the Singapore businessdistrict. ("CBD") If you are in our neighborhood and want to discussany aspect of our service then feel free to come in to our offices during businesshours. Appointments are welcome but definitely not necessary. Rikvin PTELTD 20 Cecil Street, #14-01, Equity Plaza, Singapore 049705
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Published on Jun 20, 2011
Comprehensive Guide on Singapore Employment Act – provided and presented by Rikvin, Singapore’s leading company registration firm and busine...