As per press reports, Surbana Jurong, an infrastructure development consulting firm owned by Temasek Holdings, will be letting go of up to 65 employees in Singapore.
The company employs around 3,000 people in Singapore. So 2.2% of its workforce will be laif-off.
After being given the termination letters, the employees took up the matter with the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) and also the unions they are a part of (Building Construction and Timber Industries Employees’ Union and Singapore Industrial and Services Employees’ Union).
Both the unions are affiliated with NTUC and along with the MOM, they are speaking with the company to understand their plans and see how the employees can be assisted.