Future of hybrid work in S'pore: Finding room for flexibility in remote working rules

The Ministry of Manpower has said it will consult widely before finalising the guidelines. ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG
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SINGAPORE - The stage of discourse on remote working in Singapore is lagging behind some countries and rules that protect both workers and employers still need to be set, say lawyers.

One thing is for certain: Singapore will not enact legislation like some Western countries, but will instead fall back on a set of flexible work arrangement guidelines, planned for release by the tripartite grouping of policymakers, employers and unions in 2024.

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