"While employers have cooperated with these measures in the interest of public health, some have given feedback that these additional measures have also translated to increased costs," said the ministry.
For employers, who have already paid the levies for their workers during their stay-home notices in January and February, the waivers will be used to offset the foreign worker levy for June, which is payable in July.
Employers with workers serving stay-home notices from March to September will not be required to pay levies for the duration of the notices.
This includes limiting entry approvals for work pass holders and requiring newly arrived S Pass and Work Permit holders, including migrant domestic workers, to undergo on-arrival testing and serve a stay-home notice.
"While employers have cooperated with these measures in the interest of public health, some have given feedback that these additional measures have also translated to increased costs," the ministry added.
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