If you are considering working part-time in Singapore or already holding a Singapore part time job then it’s advisable to know your employment rights. As a part-time employee, you may be covered under the Employment Act.
This Act sets minimum standards for all employment contracts, including part-time jobs employee contracts. It defines who is covered under the Act, who is considered a Singapore part time job employee, entitlements to rest days, holidays and other leave including maternity leave, sick days and annual leave. It also sets out how pay should be calculated.
Here is a brief snapshot of the important legal rights you should know if you are considering a part time job in Singapore.