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  Update: 08 May 2020  
  CAP+URE Fund (CapitaLand – U Care Resilience & Enablement Fund) NTUC Vouchers  
     
 

Dear Members

In partnership with CapitaLand Hope Foundation and a 1:4 matching support from unions/NTUC General Branch, CAP+Ure Fund targets to reach out to union members (with children), who are impacted by sudden loss of income.

To provide interim financial support for children’s educational and nutritional needs, each eligible child will receive $250 worth of Fair Price vouchers with $200 and $50 contributed by CapitaLand Hope Foundation and union/ association/ NTUC General Branch respectively.

Please refer to above attachment and criteria specified by NTUC who will be disbursing the NTUC Vouchers.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Member must meet the following criteria to be eligible for the funding:

• Monthly Gross Household Income (GHI) of $5,800 and below (based on Dec 2019 payslip) or Per Capita Income (PCI) of $1,450 and below if exceeds GHI
• Children aged 21 years and below studying at eligible educational institutions: - Government / Government-aided / Independent schools (primary and secondary) under the Ministry of Education;
• Junior colleges; Institute of Technical Education; Millennia Institute; Special education schools.
• 6 months of continuous paid-up union membership

All applications can be submitted online or hardcopies by 31st July 2020, with the relevant documents and proof of Income to : siasu@ntuc.org.sg

All successful applications are subject to availability of Funds


Regards,
Jamanluddin Onn
General Secretary

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  Update: 05 May 2020  
  NTUC Care Fund (COVID 19) for Union Members  
     
 

To: ALL SIASU Members

Dear Comrades

NTUC CARE FUND (COVID-19)

1) Who is eligible?

a) SIASU Members whose income have been adversely affected due to COVID-19 can apply.

b) Members must also meet the following eligibility criteria:

 

Existing Member

New Member

Member with Dependents staying in the same Household in Singapore

 

$300.00

 

$200.00

Member without Dependents staying in the same Household in Singapore

 

$100.00

 

$50.00

Gross Monthly Salary inclusive of all allowances and overtime.

1) Is there a minimum membership tenure for members to be eligible?

There is no minimum membership tenure, but there is a difference in quantum for existing and new members.

• Existing Member as at 1 March 2020
• New Member joined after 1 March 2020

Existing Member New Member
Member with Dependents staying in the same Household in Singapore
$300.00
$200.00
Member without Dependents staying in the same Household in Singapore
$100.00
$50.00

2) How to assess and verify the income drop of at least 30%?

Members would be required to submit two months of payslip, to illustrate the drop in income due to COVID-19. E.g. Member must submit their Dec 2019 payslip to show the original income (Pre-COVID-19) and payslip showing drop in income.

3) Is it a one-off financial assistance?

Yes, member can only apply for the financial assistance once.

4) If member’s gross income is above $3,400, but is facing hardship, can the Union help?

If member’s gross income is above $3400.00 but below $3570.00 and is facing hardship with dependants staying in the same Household in Singapore may appeal to the Union subject to the undermentioned criteria’s:

• Single Parent
• Serious Chronic Illness
• Special Needs Child
• Elderly Parents Staying in Nursing Home
• Supporting chronically ill family members staying in the same
House hold in Singapore.

5) What is the application process?

Members are to complete the above attached application form (hardcopy/online) and submit to SIASU at the following email address : siasu@ntuc.org.sg

What if my member is hospitalised/ quarantined/ under Stay Home notice?

Members could send in his/her application and supporting documents to the Union digitally, either a scanned copy of the application form together with supporting documents, or via the online form and separately email the supporting documents to the Union.

6) If member had received this assistance, can his/her spouse who is also a union member receive this assistance too?

Yes, both members will be eligible for NTUC Care Fund (COVID-19), as long as both meet the eligibility criteria.


7) When does the programme end?

The application period will end on 30 September 2020.

• Please do remember to submit the attached application form together with the required payslips :

1. December 2019 payslip (Pre Covide19) and

2. Most recent payslip showing the reduction in income.


Thank you

Yours fraternally
Md Jamanludin Onn
General Secretary

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  Update: 12 March 2020  
  SIASU EDUCATIONAL AWARDS 2020  
     
 

1. We are pleased to inform you that application for SIASU EducationalAwards for the year 2020 is now opened for children of members.

Application  forms are available at the SIASU office at Airline House, Core 5A or download it from SIASU website at http://www.siasu.org.sg

2. There are five categories of award: -

 

No.

 

Award

 

Value of Award

 

 

Eligibility for Application / Award

1.

PSLE

$100

Applicants must pass the 2019 Singapore PSLE Examination.

 

2.

GCE 'O' Level / Integrated Programme

$200

Applicants must possess the 2019 Singapore GCE 'O' level Examination Certificate or Secondary 4 School Final Examination Result for students from the Integrated Programme.

 

3.

GCE 'A' Level /

International

Baccalaureate /

Polytechnic Diploma

 

$300

Applicants must possess the 2019 Singapore GCE 'A' level Examination Certificate or

the International Baccalaureate Diploma or

Diplomas from a recognised local polytechnic.

 

4.

GCE ‘N’ (A) LEVEL (PFP)

$200

Applicants must possess 2019 GCE ‘N’ (A) Level Certificate and Polytechnic Foundation Programme Admission Letter.

 

5.

 

ITE HIGHER NITEC/NITEC

 

$200

 

Applications must possess 2019 ITE Graduation Certificate and Polytechnic Admission Letter.

 

3. Book Prize

The Committee shall also be giving out a "Book Prize" for the top successful applicant in the five categories. This is to encourage students to excel in their studies. Selection for the award will be based on the examination results only.

4. Conditions Governing the ‘Awards’

a. Member must have at least one year of continuous membership with the Union as at 28th February 2020. (This includes re-employed members)

b. Where both parents are members of SIASU, only one application shall be submitted for each award type, for each child.

c. Members should meet the requirements laid down in the rules. Those with arrears, suspended or resigned from membership will not qualify.

d. No award shall be claimed as a matter of right or entitlement.

e. It shall be within the powers of the Executive Council or its appointed committee as the case may be to approve, disapprove, defer or reject an application without assigning any reason thereto.

f. All appeals shall be in writing to the Chairman of the SIASU Educational committee for deliberation.

5.  Types of Application Form

a. PSLE Award - those who passed their 2019 PSLE examination need to complete this form.

b. GCE 'O' Award / Integrated Programme - those who possess the 2019 Singapore GCE 'O' Level Examination Certificate or Secondary 4 School Final Examination Result for students in the Integrated Programme need to complete this form.

c. GCE 'A' / International Baccalaureate / Polytechnic Diploma Award   - those who possess the 2019 Singapore GCE 'A' Level Examination Certificate or the International Baccalaureate or Polytechnic Diploma need to complete this form.

d. Recipients for the GCE ‘N’ (A) Level/ITE Awards will not be eligible for           GCE ‘O’ Level Award.

6. Closing Date

You are requested to submit all completed application forms with the necessary photocopies of documents to SIASU office at Core 5A, Airline House, no later than 30th April 2020. No applications shall be entertained after the closing date.

7. We shall inform you of the results, date and venue of the Educational Awards Presentation Ceremony by post. The names of all the successful candidates will also be posted on the Internet at http://www.siasu.org.sg   

 
     
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  Update: 17 April 2019  
  Amendments in SIASU Constitution  
     
 

 

To: All SIASU Members

 

We are pleased to inform you, that the amendments to the current SIASU Constitution has been approved by the Registrar of Trade Unions on 22 March 2019. The need for the amendments is due to the Union’s membership increase over the last 4 years. There is further potential for growth in membership numbers as SIA and its subsidiaries continue to hire staff and also due to some mergers. The amendments are to ensure that representation is proportionate to the membership strength. The current and the amended Constitution is appended below:

  

 

Article

No

 

Existing Provision

 

Proposed Provision

Article 12 Election of Delegates

 

12.2.1

Each Branch is entitled to be represented by ordinary delegates at a convention of delegates as follows:

 

Up to 200 members  - 2 delegates

201 members and above, for every 100 members  - 1 delegate

or last 51 members  - 1 delegate

 

Provided that the total number of delegates to be registered as representing a Branch at Convention of Delegates shall not be more than 20

Each Branch is entitled to be represented by ordinary delegates at a convention of delegates as follows:

 

Up to 200 members - 2 delegates

201 members and above, for every 100 members - 1 delegate

For last 51 members - 1 delegate

 

Provided that the total number of delegates to be registered as representing a Branch at Convention of Delegates shall not be more than 30

 

Article 13 Executive Council

 

 

 

13.1.1

The Executive Council shall consist of twenty-three (23) members, who shall be elected by delegates from among the ordinary delegates to hold office for a term ordinarily not exceeding four (4) years and six (6) months up to the next election of the Executive Council. The Executive Council may appoint or reappoint an Executive Secretary. If the Executive Secretary so appoint or reappointed is not an elected member of the Executive Council the number of Executive Council members shall be increased by one and the Executive Secretary shall be deemed to be a supernumerary member of the Executive Council with all the right and duties of the elected members thereof unless otherwise stated in these rules.

The Executive Council shall consist of twenty-seven (27) members, who shall be elected by delegates from among the ordinary delegates to hold office for a term ordinarily not exceeding four (4) years and six (6) months up to the next election of the Executive Council. The Executive Council may appoint or reappoint an Executive Secretary. If the Executive Secretary so appoint or reappointed is not an elected member of the Executive Council the number of Executive Council members shall be increased by one and the Executive Secretary shall be deemed to be a supernumerary member of the Executive Council with all the right and duties of the elected members thereof unless otherwise stated in these rules.

 

 

 

 

13.4

 

 

 

Not more than 4 delegates representing a Branch shall be elected to the Executive Council for the one and same term of office unless there is an insufficient number of Branch as in the Union for this purpose.

 

Not more than 6 delegates representing a Branch shall be elected to the Executive Council for the one and same term of office unless there is an insufficient number of Branch as in the Union for this purpose.

 

  

 

At the Special Convention of Delegates held on 25 January 2019, the motions were tabled and SIASU delegates voted in favour of the amendments and the new amended rules will be incorporated into the Constitution.

 

Thank you

 

 

 
     
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  Update: 8 December 2017  
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Dear Members,
It’s my pleasure to connect and communicate with you through this Website about the various accomplishments and successes of SIASU over the last six months.

On the 30 May, SIA Chairman Mr. Stephen Lee held a dialogue session with the Principal Officials of SIASU. He started off by saying that he was glad to see staff morale had improved and he viewed SIASU as an important partner. During the two-hour session, Mr. Lee shared some strategies and challenges faced by the Company. The recent announcement of better performance had been due to lower fuel prices. This was prevalent in the industry as all other airlines had also enjoyed lower fuel prices. In time to come, the fuel price was expected to return to previous levels. He also spoke about reviewing strategies like the formation of multi-hubs and investing in IT to improve productivity in order to keep in line with others through working effectively. At the same time, the Union discussed issues on re-employment to age 67 and the reimbursement of medical fees (charged by our medical providers FHG) to our employees.

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