Advisories on COVID-19

25 Sep Press release – A more targeted approach for dormitory quarantine 23 Sep

Press release

Updated

18 Sep Press release – RRT compliance crucial for early detection to safeguard health of migrant workers 16 Sep

Updated

14 Sep Press release – Dormitory operators and employers to work out contractual arrangements on dormitory rentals fairly and reasonably 13 Sep Updated – Updated advisory on salary and leave arrangements 7 Sep Press release – Vast majority of workers have been scheduled for RRT 5 Sep Issued – Advisory to employers with Malaysian employees entering Singapore under Periodic Commuting Arrangement 4 Sep Press release – 16,000 workers have yet to be scheduled for routine testing 2 Sep

Updated

1 Sep Press release – Final reminder to employers to ensure workers undergo routine testing by 5 September 30 Aug

Issued – Advisory to employers on providing upkeep and maintenance of foreign workers living in dormitories

26 Aug

Updated – Sending your workers home

Issued – Addendum – Advisory for employers and dormitory operators to submit essential errands form for migrant workers to carry out essential errands

23 Aug Press release – Joint MOM-MOH-BCA statement on COVID-19 cluster at Sungei Tengah Lodge dormitory 22 Aug

Press releases

21 Aug

Issued

19 Aug Press release – All remaining standalone quarantine facilities in dormitories cleared of COVID-19 18 Aug Press release – Employers to ensure workers go through rostered routine testing 15 Aug

Issued – Advisory on movement of migrant workers between cleared dormitories

Published – Relocating foreign workers to another residence

13 Aug

Issued

12 Aug Press release – Measures for dormitory residents to enjoy safe rest days 11 Aug

Press releases

Updated

4 Aug Press release – 127 more dormitories declared cleared of COVID-19 3 Aug Press release – All incoming travellers, including returning residents, Long-Term Pass Holders, work pass holders and their dependants, serving their Stay-Home Notice outside of dedicated facilities to don electronic monitoring device 1 Aug

Press release

Issued

29 Jul Press release – 95 more dormitories declared cleared of COVID-19 21 Jul Press release – 69 more dormitories declared cleared of COVID-19 17 Jul Updated – Updated advisory on salary and leave arrangements 14 Jul Press release – 193 more dormitories declared cleared of COVID-19 7 Jul

Press releases

30 Jun

Press release – 78 more dormitories declared cleared of COVID-19

Updated – Advisory for employers and employees travelling to and from affected areas in response to increase in cases of COVID-19

27 Jun Press release – Foreign worker levy rebates extended for construction, marine shipyard and process sectors 26 Jun Updated – Advisory on Safe Management Measures for workers on employer-provided transportation 25 Jun Press release – 140 work passes revoked for breach of Circuit Breaker Measures, Stay-Home Notices or Quarantine Orders 24 Jun Press release – Majority of employers reasonable and fair when implementing cost-saving measures 23 Jun

Press release

Published

22 Jun Published – Sending your foreign workers home 19 Jun Press release – Indicative forecast for clearance of migrant worker dormitories 18 Jun Press release – Safe Rest Days for dormitory residents in Phase 2 17 Jun Published – Advisory – FDWs should avoid congregating in big groups on their rest days 16 Jun Press release – 42 more dormitories declared cleared of COVID-19 13 Jun Published – Advisory on rest day and remittance services for FDWs 12 Jun Updated – Advisory – Labour supply companies should pass on the benefits from the Jobs Support Scheme to your clients 10 Jun Press release – Workers in dormitories returning to work and updates on AccessCode 9 Jun Published – Updated advisory on salary and leave arrangements 5 Jun Published – Advisory to FDW employers to introduce e-remittance to your FDW 4 Jun Published – Tripartite advisory on ensuring safe operations of lifts and escalators, and sustainability of the industry in view of COVID-19 1 Jun

Press releases

Published

30 May

Press release

Published

29 May

Updated

28 May

Press releases

27 May Press release – New resources to provide better care for migrant workers 26 May

Press release

Published

24 May Press release – Celebrating Hari Raya Aidilfitri with our migrant workers 21 May Updated – Advisory – Foreign domestic workers should stay home on rest day 20 May Published – Advisory on retrenchment benefit payable to retrenched employees as a result of business difficulties due to COVID-19 19 May Updated – Requirements for Safe Management Measures at the workplace after Circuit Breaker period 18 May Published – Advisory to employers and SEPs on the Leave of Absence / Stay-Home Notice Support Programme 15 May Press release – Safe working and safe living 15 May Published – Notification to employers on requirements for construction foreign employees after the Stay-Home Notice (SHN) period 12 May Updated – Requirements for Safe Management Measures at the workplace after Circuit Breaker period 10 May Press release – Leveraging medical technologies to monitor health of foreign workers more effectively 9 May Published – Requirements for Safe Management Measures at the workplace after Circuit Breaker period 8 May Press release – Update on MOM’s enforcement efforts on Circuit Breaker measures for workplaces and Stay-Home Notice requirements 7 May Published – Advisory to employers with foreign workers living in dormitories 6 May

Press releases

6 May Published – Tripartite advisory on ensuring sustainability of the security sector in view of COVID-19 1 May

Press releases

1 May Updated – Advisory to employers that certain foreign employees in the construction sector (and their dependants) are put on Stay-Home Notice from 20 April 2020 to 18 May 2020 30 Apr

Published

29 Apr

Press releases

25 Apr Updated – Advisory on salary and leave arrangements during Circuit Breaker 24 Apr

Press releases

24 Apr Published – Inter-agency advisory on supporting mental well-being of workers under COVID-19 work arrangements 23 Apr

Press releases

21 Apr Press release – Over 62,000 employers to benefit from $675 million in foreign worker levy rebates 21 Apr Published – Advisory to employers on food arrangements for construction foreign employees on Stay-Home Notice from 20 April 2020 to 4 May 2020 19 Apr Published – Advisory – Employers whose foreign employees reside in FCD, CTQ or a TOL quarter cannot be moved to alternative residences 18 Apr Press release – Precautionary Stay-Home Notices for Work Permit and S Pass holders in construction sector 18 Apr Published – Advisory to employers that certain foreign employees in the construction sector (and their dependants) are put on Stay-Home Notice from 20 April 2020 to 4 May 2020 17 Apr Press release – Inter-Agency Taskforce coordinating NGOs’ efforts to support the well-being of foreign workers 17 Apr Published 16 Apr Published – Advisory on employer-assisted remittance for foreign workers residing in dormitories 15 Apr Press release – Resident volunteers step up to help with daily tasks at dormitories 14 Apr Press release – Key actions to manage transmisison of COVID-19 in all dormitories 13 Apr Press release – MOM intensifies inspections of Factory-Converted Dormitories and workers breaching Circuit Breaker measures 13 Apr Published – Advisory for employers of workers staying in Factory Converted Dormitories, Construction Temporary Quarters or Temporary Occupation Licence quarters 12 Apr Press release – Work pass revoked and fines issued for breaching Circuit Breaker measures 11 Apr Press release – Food distribution, cleanliness and hygiene standards at Sungei Tengah Lodge and Tampines Dormitory stabilised within 48 hours 11 Apr Published 10 Apr Press release – Enhanced cleanliness and sanitation measures at dormitories gazetted as isolation areas 10 Apr Published – Advisory on safe distancing measures for workers ferried by lorries 9 Apr Press release – Further improvements in distribution process and quality of food for dormitories gazetted as isolation areas 8 Apr Press release – Update on conditions at three dormitories gazetted as isolation areas 7 Apr Press release – Inter-Agency Taskforce to support foreign workers and dormitory operators during circuit breaker period 6 Apr Press releases 6 Apr Published – Advisory on salary and leave arrangements during Circuit Breaker 5 Apr Press release – Additional measures to minimise further spread of COVID-19 within foreign worker dormitories 5 Apr Published – Adjustments to work pass services arising from the additional safe distancing measures 3 Apr Press release – Additional safe distancing measures for the workplace 1 Apr Press release – Expansion of temporary scheme to help businesses manage manpower needs 1 Apr Updated – Helping businesses on manpower issues
Temporary scheme to allow companies to transfer foreign workers across sectors to manage manpower needs 30 Mar Published – Guide on second job arrangements for employees with reduced work hours in response to COVID-19 27 Mar Press release – About 88,000 to automatically benefit from Self-Employed Person Income Relief Scheme 26 Mar Updated – Advisory on safe distancing measures at the workplace 25 Mar Press releases 24 Mar Press release – Further measures to help companies cope with COVID-19 situation 23 Mar Press release – MOM mounts enforcement operation to ensure workplaces comply with safe distancing measures 23 Mar Published – Advisory for employers and self-employed persons on application for Leave of Absence (LOA) support for company-LOA or self-imposed LOA for workers returning between 14 and 20 March 2020 21 Mar Press release – 89 work passes revoked for breach of entry approval and Stay-Home Notice requirements 21 Mar Published – Updated advisory to foreign domestic workers and employers – FDWs urged to stay home on rest days 20 Mar Press release – Companies encouraged to impose Leave of Absence for employees returning between 14 And 20 March 2020 20 Mar Updated 19 Mar Press release – Temporary housing support for employers affected by Malaysia’s Movement Control Order 18 Mar Press release – MOM entry approval and Stay-Home Notices now covers all new and existing work pass holders 18 Mar Updated – Advisory for employers and employees travelling to and from affected areas in response to increase in cases of COVID-19 17 Mar Press release – Accommodating workers affected by lockdown in Malaysia 16 Mar 2020 Published – Advisory for employers on employees’ non-essential travel in response to updated travel advisory (COVID-19) 15 Mar 2020

Press releases

15 Mar 2020 Updated 13 Mar 2020 Published – Advisory on safe distancing measures at the workplace 13 Mar 2020 Press release – MOM entry approval and Stay-Home Notices extended to Italy, France, Spain and Germany 11 Mar 2020

Press release – Tripartite partners update advisory on managing excess manpower and responsible retrenchment in view of COVID-19

Related: Tripartite Advisory on Managing Excess Manpower and Responsible Retrenchment

4 Mar 2020 Updated – Advisory for employers and employees travelling to and from affected areas in response to increase in cases of COVID-19 3 Mar 2020 Press release – MOM entry approval and Stay-Home Notices extended to more countries 3 Mar 2020 Updated 29 Feb 2020 Updated – Advisory for employers and employees travelling to and from affected areas in response to increase in cases of COVID-19 28 Feb 2020 Updated – General advisory for employers if a confirmed or suspect case of COVID-19 is detected at the workplace 27 Feb 2020 Updated 25 Feb 2020 Press releases 25 Feb 2020 Updated – Advisory for employers and employees travelling to and from affected areas in response to increase in cases of COVID-19
Included Daegu city and Cheongdo county in the Republic of Korea. 25 Feb 2020 Published – Helping businesses on manpower issues 24 Feb 2020 Press releases 24 Feb 2020 Updated

  • General advisory for workplace measures in response to DORSCON Orange situation in Singapore
  • Advisory for employers and employees travelling to and from affected areas in response to increase in cases of COVID-19
  • General advisory for workplaces and frontline workers in response to confirmed cases of local transmission of COVID-19 in Singapore
19 Feb 2020 Published – Advisory to employers not to send workers to hospital unless it is a medical emergency 18 Feb 2020 Published – General advisory for employers if a confirmed or suspect case of COVID-19 is detected at the workplace 18 Feb 2020 Updated – Advisory for employers and employees travelling to and from affected areas
Read the updated actions to be taken by employers of foreign employees and mandatory declarations to MOM. 17 Feb 2020 Press release – Leave of Absence Support Programme extended to those serving Stay-Home Notice 17 Feb 2020 Press release – Mandatory Stay-Home Notice for work pass holders with travel history to mainland China 17 Feb 2020 Updated – Leave of Absence Support Programme (LOASP) for businesses and SEPs
LOASP extended to employers and SEPs affected by SHN. 13 Feb 2020 Updated – Frequently asked questions
Read the FAQs on Leave of Absence Support Programme. 13 Feb 2020 Press release – Supporting healthcare workers whose leave and holiday plans have been cancelled 13 Feb 2020 Press release – Two work passes revoked for re-entry into Singapore without prior approval 12 Feb 2020 Published – Leave of Absence Support Programme (LOASP) for businesses and SEPs 12 Feb 2020 Press release – Leave of Absence Support Programme (LOASP) 12 Feb 2020 Updated – Advisory for employers and employees travelling to and from mainland China
Read the updated actions to be taken by employers of foreign employees and mandatory declarations to MOM. 12 Feb 2020 Published – Advisory to permit workers to enter their worksite 11 Feb 2020 Published – FAQs 10 Feb 2020 Press release – Actions taken by the Ministry of Manpower following confirmed COVID-19 case of Work Permit holder 10 Feb 2020 Press release – MOM issues updated advisory on enhanced precautionary measures for dormitories 10 Feb 2020 Updated – Advisory to foreign domestic workers and employers in view of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 situation
Read the advisory in Bahasa Indonesia, Burmese or Tagalog. 10 Feb 2020 Updated – Advisory for employers and employees travelling to and from mainland China
Read the updated actions to be taken by employers of foreign employees and mandatory declarations to MOM. 9 Feb 2020 Published – Advisory to foreign domestic workers and employers in view of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 situation 9 Feb 2020 Press release – Work passes cancelled and employers’ work pass privileges revoked for breaching Leave of Absence requirements 7 Feb 2020 Published – General advisory for workplace measures in response to DORSCON Orange situation in Singapore 7 Feb 2020 Press release – New requirements for employers who have work pass holders with travel history to mainland China entering or returning to Singapore 7 Feb 2020 Updated – Advisory for employers and employees travelling to and from mainland China
Read the updated actions to be taken by employers of foreign employees and mandatory declarations to MOM. 5 Feb 2020 Updated – Advisory for employers and employees travelling to and from mainland China 4 Feb 2020 Published – General advisory for workplaces and frontline workers in response to confirmed cases of local transmission of COVID-19 in Singapore 3 Feb 2020 Press release – Joint statement by Ministry of National Development, Ministry of Education, and Ministry of Manpower on persons placed on Home Quarantined Orders and Leave of Absence 2 Feb 2020 Updated – Advisory for employees and employers travelling to and from mainland China and known affected countries 31 Jan 2020 Press release – Update on additional measures by the Ministry of Manpower to minimise the risk of community spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 28 Jan 2020 Press release – Additional measures by Ministry of Manpower to contain spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 27 Jan 2020 Updated – Advisory for employees and employers travelling to and from mainland China and known affected countries 24 Jan 2020 Updated – Advisory for employees and employers travelling to and from mainland China and known affected countries 23 Jan 2020 Published – Advisory for employees and employers travelling to and from mainland China and known affected countries

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