Foreign worker levies kept to reduce dependence on foreign workers: Josephine Teo | Video
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Foreign worker levies kept to reduce dependence on foreign workers: Josephine Teo | Video(Updated: )
Even amid the COVID-19 situation, foreign worker levies will not be removed as businesses must still be encouraged to rely less on foreign manpower in the longer term, said Manpower Minister Josephine Teo in Parliament on Wednesday (Feb 26). This is despite calls from businesses to waive or reduce the foreign worker levies in light of the economic uncertainty brought on by the COVID-19 outbreak.