Saturday, 28 Nov 2020

Hold on or fold up: Construction, F&B players struggle to cope with crunch

SINGAPORE – With tighter border controls amid the coronavirus pandemic limiting the entry of new foreign workers into Singapore, sectors dependent on foreign labour are being squeezed more than before.

More than 10 employers in the construction and food and beverage (F&B) sectors told The Sunday Times that their manpower costs have gone up significantly in the past few months. While some have tried to adjust and adapt, challenges remain.

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