The support from employers and community partners is critical in signalling the importance of family in Singapore's society. Schools and pre-school centres will be closed on Teachers' Day 31 August, Friday and employers can do their part to put in place family-friendly workplace options on this day to support family time.
The annual My Family Weekend is back starting from 31 August, Friday to 2 September, Sunday and presents a great opportunity for all employers to show support towards building family-friendly workplaces and strong families in Singapore. Pledge your support for our families by having these family-friendly workplace options on 31 August:
More than 250 employers have pledged support for My Family Weekend 2018 by putting in place family-friendly practices at the workplace on 31 August. Find out how some of them are supporting family life at the workplace
Pledge your support by clicking on the icon below to complete an online form.
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My Family Weekend - Employer Support Pledge
If your company is thinking to organise a Bring Your Family to Work Day on 31 August in celebration of My Family Weekend, here's what you can look forward to!
Companies are welcome to apply for a complimentary FAMILY 365 workshop, a one to two-hour Family Life Education programme that covers one of the four key areas - Family Life, Marriage, Parenting and Work-Life. To sign up or for more information on FAMILY 365 programme, please visit http://bit.ly/family365.
Employees, who feel their bosses are supportive towards their family, are more motivated, engaged and loyal to the company. How can you inspire employees to be more committed?
Meet My Boss - a meaningful take on 'Bring Your Child to Work' - is your answer! Show appreciation for employees by inviting their children to meet the boss and use the thoughtful programme for parent-child bonding and community fostering. By investing in their lives outside work, you'll ignite a healthier, happier work environment. Download a free Meet My Boss Toolkit to learn some recommended activities for the day. Find out more at www.family.org.sg/MeetMyBoss.
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Find out how here. https://www.tafep.sg/flexible-work-arrangements.