Labour Wing of this High Commission has been established since 1992 to provide welfare oriented services to the Bangladeshi expatriates’ and to explore the employment opportunities in Singapore. Singapore is a favourite destination of Bangladeshi workers. The main reason is that the working conditions are better than any other countries where Bangladeshi workers have gone for employment. Bangladeshi workers have contributed in a big way to Singapore’s infrastructure development and shipyard. Bangladeshi workers are hardworking and law abiding so Singapore employers are interested to hire Bangladeshi workers. Year 2013 was good one in terms of overseas employment, in this year around 65 thousands Bangladeshi workers come to Singapore. Due foreign workers’ restrain measure by the Singapore Government the following years witnessed the slower pace of Bangladeshi workers but it will grow as demand persist. At present about 1 lakh 60 thousands Bangladeshi workers in Singapore. In 2013, according to Bangladesh Bank remittance sent from Singapore was 426.91 millions above. Following are the issues dealt by the Labour and Welfare Wing:
Manpower of Bangladesh
Bangladesh is a reservoir of Manpower. A huge number of skilled, semi-skilled, un-skilled and professional manpower is available for foreign employment in Singapore. Mainly in construction and shipyard are the main labours regarding areas of Bangladesh in Singapore.
All workers should seek help of the law for any kind of dispute settlement with the employer if possible. When someone in unable or could not settle the dispute should contact the labour wing. For workers Ministry of Manpower in Singapore is the appropriate authority and sometimes court is the right places to settle the disputes.
Documents required for sending dead body to Bangladesh
Documents required for Demand Letter/Individual Visa/Maid Visa attestation
Phone: 62550075 (Extension: 103, 106, 112)