To qualify for the Progressive Wage Model, workers must be:
- Singapore citizens or permanent residents.
- Working for a cleaning company licensed by the National Environment Agency (NEA).
Workers who entered into new contracts starting from 1 July 2017 are eligible for the PWM wages for 2017.
Workers who have existing contracts that started before 1 July 2017 will continue to be paid the previous PWM wages as of 25 April 2014. They must be paid the PWM wages for 2018 by 1 July 2018.