Daily Archives: January 8, 2014

NTUC pushes for adoption of Progressive Wage Model in the cleaning, landscape and security sectors

The National Trades Union Congress’ (NTUC) e2i (Employment and Employability Institute) kicks off 2014 with the Best Sourcing Symposium, a platform targeted at both Service Buyers and Service Providers from the Cleaning, Landscape and Security sectors to embark on best sourcing and adopt the Progressive Wage Model (PWM) to help Singaporean low wage workers achieve progressive and sustainable wages. The PWM introduced by the Labour Movement in June 2012 aims to help workers earn better wages through skills upgrading and productivity improvements. It helps workers through 4 distinct ladders namely Wages, Skills, Productivity and Career Progression. With the PWM, companies will be able to better make use of their manpower, and ensure workers receive competitive wages that commensurate with enhanced job scopes and higher productivity levels. The Labour Movement has been engaging Service Bu ...