Economic Affairs

Can we end unemployment?

With a job guarantee scheme, maybe.

A job fair held by e2i at Bukit Panjang Community Club on Aug 18, 2020. ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI
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While 2021 will be a better year for Singapore's economic growth than 2020, it's not clear how much better it will be for jobs.

Experts say that the labour market decline is moderating, but there is still a decline.

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