21 Feb '11, 9am

Foreign worker levies to increase, says MOM - Channel NewsAsia

SINGAPORE: Following the announcement in the Budget statement Friday, the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) says employers of S-Pass holders can expect an average increase of $240 in the monthly levy between now and 2013. The increase will be phased in from January 2012 to July 2013 at six monthly intervals. The construction and services sectors will see the most significant changes in levies for work permit holders, while the manufacturing, marine and process sectors will experience more moderate ones. Employers in the construction sector can expect a S$320 average increase in the monthly levy for each work permit holder between now and July 2013. The levy for work permit holders in the construction sector is expected to go up to as much as S$600 per worker by 1st July 2013. Employers in the services sector will see a S$260 average increase in their work permit levy between now ...

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