Singapore remote workers eligible for work injury compensation

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Employees injured while working from home must be compensated by employers, Singapore Minister of State for Manpower Zaqy Mohamad said in Parliament on June 04.

“Work-from-home arrangements do not change an employer’s responsibility for work injury compensation,” Zaqy was quoted as saying in a report by Channel News Asia.

This was in response to a question by MP Patrick Tay regarding the status of work injury compensation in case the employee is working from home. Due to Singapore’s COVID-19 circuit breaker measures, many employees from non-essential roles and businesses have been working from home since April 07.

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Who’s eligible for COVID-19 stimulus checks? Your questions, answered

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U.S. President Donald Trump signs H.R. 748, the CARES Act in the Oval Office of the White House on March 27, 2020 in Washington, DC.

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The $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill, signed into law on March 27, is the largest emergency aid package in U.S. history. Known as the CARES Act, it will send money directly to tens of millions of Americans affected by the coronavirus. Of the hundreds of questions we received about this new legislation, the biggest concern is just who is eligible for this relief payment. I spoke with several financial and

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