No, there are no fees involved for NTUC Union Members. However, do note that a separate lodgment fee is required if the case is escalated to the Employment Claims Tribunal (ECT).
If you are a freelancer or self-employed, TADM will be assisting you to resolve your disputes.
For members whose company is unionised, your trade union will represent you to resolve your disputes with your employers.
For members whose company is not-unionised, NTUC will trigger the Tripartite Mediation Framework, a dispute resolution process to help you resolve your disputes with your employer.
Tripartite mediation covers the following types of employment disputes:
a. Salary arrears
b. Employment statutory benefits
c. Payment of retrenchment benefits
d. Breach of individual employment contract by employer
e. Re-employment issues
f. Wrongful Dismissal Claims (with effect from 1 April 2019)
*Find out more about the Tripartite Mediation Framework here
For employment disputes concerning statutory and contractual claims, they must be lodged within:
For employment disputes concerning wrongful dismissal, they must be lodged within:
Members are encouraged to come forward quickly to seek advice and assistance for their cases. The parties’ recollection of the facts may diminish over time, and this lessens the likelihood of successful resolution by Tripartite Mediation.