Tripartite Standard on Procurement of Services from Media Freelancers (TS Media Freelancers)

Tripartite Standard on Procurement of Services from Media Freelancers (TS Media Freelancers) is jointly developed by Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) with Tripartite Partners Ministry of Manpower (MOM), National Trade Union Congress (NTUC), Singapore National Employers Federation (SNEF) and supported by Tripartite Alliance for Fair and Progressive Employment Practices (TAFEP).

The TS Media Freelancers is intended to encourage fair and progressive employment practices by companies and to provide better support for media freelancers.

By implementing these standards, companies will distinguish themselves as progressive hirers that freelancers look for.

The standard outlines the four areas* for companies:

  • Written Contract
  • Timely Payment
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Insurance

For further information, visit https://www.imda.gov.sg/imtalent/programmes/ts-for-media-freelancers

Companies that are adoptees of the Tripartite Standards for Media Freelancers are able to apply for IMDA’s various grants such as P-Assist, PSB, etc.