Civil servants to get 0.65-month bonus

Civil servants in Singapore will get a total of 2.15 months in bonuses this year.
Civil servants in Singapore will get a total of 2.15 months in bonuses this year.ST PHOTO: RUDY WONG

The Public Service Division announced year-end bonus numbers yesterday.

Given the slowing economy, civil servants will get a 0.65-month bonus. About 1,300 who are paid lower wages will benefit from a minimum payout of $1,100. With the mid-year bonus of 0.5 month and the usual 13th month bonus to be paid out next month, civil servants will get a total of 2.15 months in bonuses this year.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 26, 2015, with the headline 'Civil servants to get 0.65-month bonus'. Print Edition | Subscribe