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As an employer, here are some of the benefits that you can enjoy as ESU’s partner:  NTUC Education and Training Fund Collaborative Fund (NCF)  NCF aims to provide training support to unionised companies who send their employees (NTUC members only) for training programs that enhance their employment and employability. NCF co-funds training subsidy to support 50% unfunded course fees for companies (capped at $250/member/year) for their employees​​ who meet the eligibility criteria. ​A unionis​ed company can be supported up to $50,000 of training funds per year from 1 January 2020 to 31 December 2022. For more information on NCF, reach out to us at esu@ntuc.org.sg or fill up the enquiry form and we will get back to you.  NTUC Industry Training and Transformation (IT&T) NTUC Industry Training and Transformation works with unions and companies to utilise the Operation & Technology Roadmap (OTR) tool to support workforce and business transformation. OTR

ESU – U Care Bursary and Scholarship Awards 2021

Dear Members, ESU – U Care Bursary and Scholarship Education and ESU Learning Award is back again this year! This initiative aims to assist our lower-income union members defray the cost of their children’s school expenses for the new school year. Application period: 1 Dec 2021 (Wednesday) to 3 Jan 2022 (Monday) Application forms can be found below: Bursary and Scholarship Awards Learning Award Please make sure to submit your application with full supporting documents by 12pm on 3 Jan 2022. Any incomplete applications or late submissions will be rejected. Kindly read below on the selection criteria to find out whether you qualify for the ESU Bursary and Scholarship Awards. A. Eligibility Criteria The award is open to all ESU Ordinary Branch (OB) members and Directly-Serviced General Branch (DSGB). Member must be paid-up member with at least 3 months of continuous membership at the point of application. There must be no

Application and Claims Forms for Members

Here are some of the relevant forms and documents that may be useful for you: 1) U Care Hardship Grant The U Care Hardship Grant provides a one-off assistance to low-income union members in the event that the member suffers hardship arising from one of the following circumstances which is of a non-industrial nature: Death Total and permanent incapacity Serious chronic medical condition* Registered fire or flood victim * Pre-existing serious chronic medical condition diagnosed before the applicant became a Union Member will not be considered. Successful applications of the grant will be disbursed a sum of $1,000 one-off payout subject to the fulfillment of all eligibility criteria. Click here to download and fill in the application form.   2) ESU Welfare Grant The ESU Hardship Grant is a one-off assistance for low-income union members in the event that the members suffer hardship arising from one of the following circumstances

Useful Links for Individuals

Here are some of the exclusive perks that you will receive as an ESU member: Progression – Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP) Every ESU member can enjoy 50% unfunded course fee* support of $250 a year to defray the cost of training. Members aged 40 and above can enjoy higher funding support of up to $500 a year, for courses attended between 1 July 2020 to 31 December 2022. UTAP can be used on more than 5,000 courses listed online. For more details on UTAP, click here. For the full list of courses, visit here. *Unfunded course fee refers to the balance course fee payable after applicable government subsidy. This excludes material fees, registration fees, misc. fees etc. Privileges  As an ESU member, you get to enjoy discounts from NTUC’s Social Enterprises such as FairPrice, Kopitiam, My First Skool and NTUC’s merchant partners. For the full and updated list of

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