21 Apr '11, 9am

[ST] May 7 - Polling Day - is a public holiday: MOM

Polling Day on May 7 (Saturday) is a public holiday in accordance with Section 35 of the Parliamentary Elections Act. -- ST PHOTO: DESMOND LIM POLLING Day on May 7 (Saturday) is a public holiday in accordance with Section 35 of the Parliamentary Elections Act. The Ministry of Manpower would like to inform companies that Polling Day should be treated in the same manner as any other public holiday. All employees covered by the Employment Act are entitled to paid public holidays, including Polling Day. If an employee is required to work on Polling Day (May 7), he is entitled to an extra day's salary for the day's work, or be given another day off. Employees not required to work on that day are also entitled to one day off-in-lieu, or be given one day's pay, as per other public holidays falling on a Saturday.

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