The Trade Unions Act defines a trade union as any association or combination of workmen or employers, whether temporary or permanent, whose principal objective is to regulate relations between workmen and employers for all or any of the following purposes:
- To promote good industrial relations between workmen and employers;
- To improve the working conditions of workmen or enhance their economic and social status; or
- To achieve the raising of productivity for the benefit of workmen, employers and the economy of Singapore.
Which are the trade unions representing employees of various industries or occupation? Find out more from the list of registered Employee Trade Unions in Singapore. You can even access the websites of some of these unions.
Trade Union Directory