Jobs

IRs’ jobs: Minister relies on newspapers for statistics?

I refer to the TR Emeritus editorial “How many jobs did the 2 IRs really create for S’poreans?” (Nov 17). http://www.tremeritus.com/2012/11/17/how-many-jobs-did-the-2-irs-really-create-for-sporeans/ It states that “This…


Parliament: Replies that never answer the question?

I refer to the report “Cleaning fees raised at nine hawker centres” (Channel NewsAsia, Nov 14). http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/singaporelocalnews/view/1237130/1/.html Cleaners pay increased? Don’t know? It states that…



Protect PMETs from employers?

I refer to the article “NTUC wants Employment Act to cover PMEs, more workers” (Straits Times, Nov 9). It states that “NTUC wants at least…


Jobs: Great stories of 1 worker only?

I refer to the article “$13m fund to help workers upgrade their skills” (Straits Times, Nov 8). Pay increase to $1,750 after 35 years? It states…


Premium Employment Pass: Was only $34,000?

I refer to the article “MOM tightens criteria for premium employment passes” (Channel NewsAsia, Nov 7). It states that “Starting next month, foreign professionals applying…





Minimum wage vs Progressive wage concept?

I refer to the article “Singapore could lose its competitive edge, locals could lose jobs” (Today, Oct 26). Progressive wage concept It states that “SNEF…