askST: My employer cannot pay me due to Covid-19. What should I do?

Employees who have not been paid their wages should actively engage with their employers and unions. ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE
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A: Under the Employment Act, your employer must pay your salary within seven days after the end of a salary period, which cannot be longer than one month.

For overtime work, salary must be paid within 14 days after the end of a salary period.

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