THE National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) will raise the retirement age and re-employment age ceiling for its workers to 63 and 68 respectively from Jan 1, 2021, ahead of the national schedule....

SINGAPORE tech talents - including those in non-technology industries - continue to see high demand despite a slowing global economy and companies switching their hiring to a lower gear.

EDITORIAL

ECONOMIC activity in Singapore is likely to stay lacklustre over the next 18 months, with wages expected to grow slower this year and the next.

[WASHINGTON] US job openings unexpectedly slumped in September to the lowest level in a year and a half on broad declines across industries, another sign of moderating yet still-strong hiring.

[TOKYO] Japan's September jobless rate climbed from near 30-year lows and job availability slipped, government data showed on Friday, suggesting the nation's tightest jobs market in decades may be...

OVERALL unemployment in Singapore crept up in the third quarter of this year to the highest level since 2009, as more workers were retrenched.

[WASHINGTON] US job openings unexpectedly declined in August to the lowest level since March 2018, underscoring the slowdown in hiring across American employers even as the labour market remains...

[SYDNEY] Australian job advertisements in newspapers and on the internet ticked up in September after a steep fall the previous month, though the overall trend in the labour market was still weak...

[WASHINGTON] Crawling or stalling? That's the question hanging over the US economy amid fresh evidence the once-hot labour market is losing steam.

[WASHINGTON] US job growth increased moderately in September, with the unemployment rate dropping to near a 50-year low of 3.5 per cent, which could assuage financial market concerns that the...