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Workright: know your employment rights

The Workright initiative helps employees and employers understand their rights and obligations respectively in accordance with the Employment Act and CPF Act.

Need help with your employment rights? Register an appointment at our upcoming virtual Workright advisory clinics in October 2021 to speak to our Workright advisors!

 

What is Workright

Launched in 2012 by MOM and CPF Board, Workright seeks to raise awareness of and national compliance with the Employment Act and the CPF Act.

Workright conducts annual education campaigns through media publicity and on-ground roadshows in the heartlands. Workright inspectors also conduct workplace visits to ensure employers comply with employment laws.

What should I know as an employee

Guide on employment laws

Read the Workright “Guide on Employment Laws”. Also available in Malay, Mandarin and Tamil.

Report non-compliant employers

If you come across any non-compliant employers, you can:

Your identity will be kept strictly confidential.

What should I know as an employer

Other useful information:

Workright Toolkit – 6 simple steps to comply with employment laws

Read the Workright Toolkit – 6 simple steps to comply with employment laws (in English and Mandarin).

You can also download the toolkit’s samples and templates.

Workright inspections

Workright conducts regular inspections to help businesses comply with the Employment Act and CPF Act.

Verification of inspection

If your company is scheduled for an inspection, you will receive a Notice of Inspection letter by post with more information.

All inspectors are issued with an authority card, and can produce the cards for identification purposes if necessary.

If you need further verification on the identity of our Workright inspectors, you can contact MOM at 6438 5122.

Documents required

To prepare for the inspection, you are required to download the following file and complete the documents before the inspection:

Mode How to submit
Physical inspection Produce the physical copies on the day of inspection
Digital inspection

Email the soft copies to MOM via workright_inspections@mom.gov.sg

You must send the documents latest by 6pm, 1 working day (i.e. Monday - Friday) before the day of inspection.