Longer work hours may be unavoidable for business continuity amid Covid-19: Employers

One in two Singapore workers are already putting in more hours at work since the pandemic started. PHOTO: ST FILE
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SINGAPORE - As the Republic grapples with the Omicron variant of Covid-19, employers and observers say that workers might need to put in extra hours to ensure business continuity, even as some of them may be under strain amid a blurring of the line between life and work.

This is due to the variant being more contagious - though less severe - thus potentially sidelining a significant proportion of the workforce.

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