Job Security Council welcomed by firms, human resource experts

But some warn of challenges that impact of Covid-19 may pose

Office workers at Raffles Place on Feb 28, 2020. Experts said the new initiative complements existing efforts but the council could face some challenges in matching workers to jobs.
Office workers at Raffles Place on Feb 28, 2020. Experts said the new initiative complements existing efforts but the council could face some challenges in matching workers to jobs.ST PHOTO: ONG WEE JIN

An ambitious initiative from the labour movement to find new jobs for workers being laid off before they are displaced has been welcomed by companies and human resources experts.

The so-called Job Security Council will receive updates from participating firms on jobs being phased out and then match affected workers with vacancies within the network of more than 4,000 companies.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 02, 2020, with the headline 'Job Security Council welcomed by firms, human resource experts'. Subscribe