13 May '11, 2pm

Singapore's leaders receive NTUC recognition awards

Singapore's leaders receive NTUC recognition awards

SINGAPORE : Singapore's labour movement has given out the NTUC 50 Special Recognition Awards to 50 leaders and unionists who have given the most outstanding contribution towards the NTUC. Among them are Singapore's three prime ministers - Lee Kuan Yew, Goh Chok Tong and Lee Hsien Loong - President SR Nathan and several union leaders. NTUC president John De Payva said Minister Mentor Lee, in particular, was the legal counsel for many unions in the early years - fighting for the rights of workers, often waiving his professional fees, before he entered politics. And when Mr Lee was prime minister, he changed the confrontational labour relations approach to today's collaborative approach between union and management. From uncertainty and unrest, with no job security to speak of, in the 1950s, Singapore is today a strong economy with steady employment. Mr De Payva said Mr Lee's...

Full article: http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/singaporelocalnews...

Tweets

MM Lee urges NTUC to help workers secure better...

channelnewsasia.com 13 May '11, 3pm

SINGAPORE : Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew has challenged Singapore's trade union movement to keep up with the fast pace of ...

[News] COMMENTARY: Wanted: Leaders with talent ...

sg.news.yahoo.com 14 May '11, 9am

Singapore (The Star/ANN) - Many years ago when then Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew was on a visit to a developing...

When grassroots leaders may not provide most ac...

todayonline.com 14 May '11, 12am

SINGAPORE - Members of Parliament (MPs) should not just depend on grassroots leaders to tell them about ground sentiment t...

I wondered how leaders would react: Chuan-Jin: ...

todayonline.com 12 May '11, 9pm

SINGAPORE - To this Member of Parliament, political leadership boils down to one simple mantra: Do what is right. That was...

6 Singaporeans receive int'l award for achievem...

straitstimes.com 12 May '11, 11am

SIX Singaporeans were given the Junior Chamber International Ten Outstanding Young Persons of the World Honouree (JCITOYP)...

12th [email protected] Awards Ceremony @startupsg

sgentrepreneurs.com 16 May '11, 8am

This year, [email protected] ([email protected]) saw 1000 participants from over 17 countries, making it the most successful installmen...