askST: How does the Progressive Wage Model benefit workers in the retail industry?

Lower-wage local retail assistants can expect pay increments of 8.4 per cent to 8.5 per cent if they are full-time staff. ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE
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SINGAPORE - From Sept 1 this year, workers in the retail sector will come under the Progressive Wage Model (PWM), which sets out the minimum pay and training requirements for workers at different levels of skill.

This is after recommendations by the Tripartite Cluster for Retail Industry (TCR) were accepted by the Government on Monday (Aug 15).

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