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NTUC UNION PROPOSES $300 SALARY INCREASE FOR SECURITY GUARDS

Security guards can expect a big pay bump if a plan by the National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) to raise their basic monthly wages by $300 receives the green light from employers. The Straits Times understands that NTUC representatives met security firms two weeks ago and tabled a new wage ladder. The proposal includes raising the minimum basic monthly pay for guards to $1,100 per month - a substantial increase from the current $817 stated in the last Manpower Ministry salary data report released in June. If the new minimum wage is pushed through, security guards can earn about $2,100 each month with overtime, up from just $1,678 now, say industry players.

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