Budget Debate 2024: Melvin Yong on helping consumers cope with rising cost of living

NTUC Assistant Secretary-General Melvin Yong speaks on the increasing anxieties faced by many Singaporeans in the current economic and employment climate, and proposes key initiatives to address these challenges. 
By Shukry Rashid 27 Feb 2024
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NTUC Assistant Secretary-General Melvin Yong addressed worker concerns during the Budget Debate in Parliament, acknowledging rising employment anxieties and cost of living.


He highlighted key initiatives to alleviate these fears: Calling on the private and civil sectors to help ease cost of living pressures, and expanding the Progressive Wage Model into other sectors while enhancing the Career Progression Model.