What is the LawWorks Legal Clinics and Legal Primers Programme?
Established in January 2013, LawWorks is a collaboration between NTUC and Pro Bono SG. It aims to educate workers on their legal rights and promote the interests of workers generally.
Under the LawWorks collaboration, the following programmes, resources and/or materials are available to NTUC union members:
monthly legal clinics for personal legal issues/matters;
multiple legal primers organised throughout the year to educate them on their workplace rights; and
pocket series write-ups on the various areas/aspects of employment law, which are updated regularly to reflect any changes in the law.
What to expect at the legal clinics:
Basic legal advice and information.
No drafting or vetting of documents and letters.
A second appointment for the same matter is not allowed.
Consultation with the volunteer lawyer will not exceed 20 minutes.
Volunteer lawyers will not be able to act for or represent the member in any subsequent legal action.
NTUC and/or Pro Bono SG reserves the right to reject any of the cases in its and/or their sole discretion.
Pioneering workers' rights since 1961, the National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) unites 58 trade unions, seven trade associations, 11 social enterprises, and other enterprise partners as we create better lives for workers here in Singapore.