SINGAPORE: The Healthcare Services Employees' Union (HSEU), which represents workers in the healthcare industry, has seen membership jump three-fold since 2006.
As of June, it represents over 30,000 members, up from some 9,500 seven years ago.
In recent years, the union has seen more PMEs (Professionals, Managers and Executives) join as members. These members, who have diploma and above qualifications, reflect Singapore's evolving workforce.
This was revealed by the President of NTUC, Ms Diana Chia, at the union's Special Delegates Conference at Resorts World Sentosa on Friday. Ms Chia is also the General Secretary of the the Healthcare Services Employees' Union (HSEU).
Highlighting this, Ms Chia said: "Members are the life-blood of every union. I am happy and proud that HSEU has reached this milestone of 30,000 members. While we strive to engage and serve our members better, we are mindful of the growing population of PME members and will pay special attention to ensure that their needs are met.
"This is the same concern that many unions have and as a labour movement, we will be moving towards providing better protection for PMEs." - CNA/ac
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