The Straits Times | 2020 employment sees sharpest fall in 20 years

Published on 16 Mar 2021 9:17:10 PM

The number of workers employed fell last year in the sharpest decline seen in Singapore in more than two decades, with foreigners bearing the brunt of the contraction, but the labour market is turning the corner.

Sim Gim Guan, executive director of the Singapore National Employers Federation, shares some insight behind the figures provided by the Ministry of Manpower on Tuesday.