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Progressive Wage Model for the cleaning sector

The Progressive Wage Model for the cleaning sector was implemented with the Environmental Public Health (Amendment) Act that came into force on 1 April 2014.

The Environmental Public Health (Amendment) Act introduces mandatory licensing for cleaning companies. Cleaning businesses in Singapore have till 1 September 2014 to be licensed.

More details about the cleaning licensing regime can be found at the NEA website.

Order by Commissioner for Labour under Section 80H(2) of the Environmental Public Health Act

The Commissioner for Labour has considered and fully adopted the TCC’s recommendations for resident cleaners' starting basic wages. Refer to the Order by the Commissioner for Labour for more details.

Last Updated: 23 March 2016