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What is EAS@TAFEP?

The Employer Advisory Service (EAS@TAFEP) is an advisory service for employers who have enquiries on applying the Employment Act and related labour laws to specific employment and related scenarios. These situations may arise due to changes in operating conditions, business needs or any other HR issues which will impact employees.
 

Why EAS@TAFEP?

The EAS@TAFEP is an extension of our engagement with employers to create fair, responsible and progressive workplaces in Singapore. Through this service, we will have the opportunity to further engage employers to raise employment standards. With EAS@TAFEP, we hope to support employers to:

  • Comply with employment standards as stipulated by the various labour laws; and
  • Raise employment standards beyond the basic legal requirements, where possible.
     

How EAS@TAFEP can help you?

Our EAS@TAFEP consultants will provide scenario-based advice to employers on the Employment Act and relevant parts of the Child Development Co-Savings Act, Employment of Foreign Manpower Act, and Retirement and Re-employment Act, which impact employment terms and conditions.

Our EAS@TAFEP consultants are not providing legal advice and will not discuss points of law. We will only provide practical guidance on the application of the Employment Act and other related labour laws to the specific scenarios that are raised by employers, and share good employment practices that are adopted by industry peers and employers in Singapore.
 

Contact EAS@TAFEP

Our operating hours are Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5.30 pm (excluding public holidays). 

Employers may contact our EAS consultants as follows:

Consultation Details and Charges
By Phone

Call 1900 915 7633.
The charge is $0.80 per minute or part thereof.

(Note : Please use a phone which is not blocked and is able to make calls to a chargeable audioline number prefixed by 1900).

By Appointment

Please email us at eas@tafep.sg to set up an appointment and provide details of your phone contact, visit and query (employment scenario and issue). We will contact you to confirm the appointment.

The charges for a consultation are as follows: 

Appointment Slot          Charges
1    hour                            $60
1.5  hour                           $120
2     hour                           $180

Depending on needs, employers are advised to book an adequate appointment slot (1, 1.5 or 2 hours). Generally, a 1 hour consultation is sufficient. If you have multiple or varied scenario queries or think you may benefit from more guidance, please book a 1.5 or 2 hour appointment (we may not be able to extend any consultation time on the spot if appointments are full).

 

Disclaimer: Read on for details on the terms of use.

The following terms of use ("Terms") shall apply to all users of the Employer Advisory Service (“Service”) provided by TAFEP. By using the Service, you are deemed to have agreed to be bound by these Terms. If you disagree with any of these Terms, please do not use the Service.

1.The charges for our services are indicated in table above. TAFEP reserves the right to revise the fees from time to time.

2. In seeking TAFEP’s advice, you consent to:

a. Our processing of your data for the purposes described in TAFEP's Personal Data Policy

b. Providing a comprehensive background of the scenario and any relevant or material information during consultation, as TAFEP’s advice to you will be based on the information you provide.

3. TAFEP’s advice will also be based on prevailing general HR practices.

4. Importantly, TAFEP’s advice is not intended to be legal advice, and should not be regarded as a substitute for independent legal advice. If you have a legal dispute and require legal advice specific to such a dispute, you should approach a lawyer.

5. TAFEP will not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever arising directly or indirectly from any reliance on any advice provided by TAFEP.

6. TAFEP reserves the right at any time to modify any of these Terms, and will publish on our website any such modifications. TAFEP recommends that you revisit the website from time to time to ensure that you are aware of the most updated Terms. TAFEP will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from any modification of these Terms.