Commentary

9.3 Notice period

Singapore
Singapore | Commentary

9.3 Notice period

Singapore | Commentary

9.3     Notice period

An employer and employee can give each other written notice of termination of a contract of service according to the following time scales (Employment Act, s10).

Service LengthNotice
Up to 26 weeks1 day
26 weeks to 2 years1 week
2–5 years2 weeks
5 years +4 weeks

If notice is not given by the employer then the employer can make payment in lieu of notice calculated on the basis of the gross rate of pay per day for each day in lieu.

If notice is not given by the employee then a deduction from final salary

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