The Pros And Cons Of Trade Unions In Singapore

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a) Public Order Act Cap 257A b) Public Order (Preservation Act) Cap 258 c) Trade Union Act Cap 333 d) Criminal Law (Temporary Provision Act) Cap 67 e) Societies Act Cap 311 f) Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 68). allows its conduct in a certain restrictive manner. These laws have made any industrial action almost impossible. This does not mean that a solution is sought only by industrial action. National Trade Union Congress (NTUC) is a national federation of trade unions of workers in Singapore. Its objective is to participate in social and economic development for the advancement of the country, worker’s well-being and of co-operation with management and government. This has allowed Singapore to remain strike free for so many years. When such situations arose, the government has wisely stepped in and resolved it in an amicable way without subjecting the nation’s economy in bad shape and subjecting its citizen into hardship. This is a common occurrence in many developing and developed countries around the world. Weakness of the Article 14 (1) (c) and its subjugation to clauses (2) and (3) The same strength provided by the parliamentary acts can be a double-edged sword for the people. There is always a chance that these laws be interpreted by the influence or the elite differently to subdue the opponents. Although tripartite agreement exits, there is a possibility, although slim that the decision could be made in favour of the employers. If the decision is made in favour of

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