Yes, but EntrePass holders are only entitled to dependant privileges after they renew their passes. EntrePass holders who have met the minimum
Frequently Asked Questions : Singapore Employment Act
Who is eligible for Child Care Leave?
An employee covered under the Child Development Co-Savings Act (CDCA), is entitled to six days of childcare leave per year until the child turns seven
What is Maternity Leave?
As a mother employed in the working industry, you will be granted 16 weeks of government-paid maternity leave or 12 weeks of maternity leave,
What is the minimum probation period employees must serve before being confirmed?
There is no provision in the Employment Act that covers the confirmation period of an employee. The confirmation period can be spelt out in the
Is it mandatory for a Singapore Company to have employees in Singapore?
No, it is not necessary. The operations can be run from elsewhere and the profit/loss booked in Singapore.
How do I terminate my employee’s services?
You are required to inform the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) prior to your employee's termination date and have the relevant Work Visa cancelled. Upon
How many paid annual leave days are employees entitled to?
If your employee earns less than $4,500 a month, your employee is entitled to 7 days of paid annual leave if he has served a period of not less than 3
Can my employer reject my resignation?
No. Under Section 108 of the Employment Act, failure to allow an employee to leave the service is an offence. The employer is liable on conviction to
Can the terms and conditions of an Employee’s contract be changed during the course of employment?
The terms and conditions of employment can only be changed if the employee agrees to it. Without your employees' consent, there will be a breach of
Can employees be paid in benefits in kind?
An employer may offer food, accommodation, allowances or privileges but ultimately, all wages and salaries must be paid in legal tender.
Can employees encash unutilized annual leave?
This is up to the employer's discretion.
Do foreign employees need to contribute to the CPF fund?
Foreigners on Singapore work passes such as Employment Pass, S Pass, etc. are exempted from CPF contributions in Singapore.