MPs, unions welcome new mental health advisory for workers

One recommendation urges employers to establish a work-life harmony policy to offer employees clarity on after-hours work communication.
One recommendation urges employers to establish a work-life harmony policy to offer employees clarity on after-hours work communication.ST PHOTO: JASON QUAH

SINGAPORE - Members of Parliament and unions welcomed the announcement on Tuesday (Nov 17) of a new tripartite advisory to look after the mental well-being of workers here.

The advisory comes as employees face greater mental stress and a higher risk of burnout from juggling work and personal commitments, especially with telecommuting work arrangements due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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