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Town council confused about cleaners’ pay?

I refer to the article “Town council chips in to raise wages” (ST, Jul 8).https://www.facebook.com/notes/reachsingapore/town-council-chips-in-to-raise-wages/10150944353978795 All cleaners already earn over $1,000? It states that “This…


Minimum wage for civil servants?

 I refer to the mid-year increase in pay for civil servants.  $60 increase I would like to applaud the $60 per month additional increment for…


A “Depressing” story of wages in Singapore?

  I refer to the Ministry of Manpower’s (MOM) Report on Wages in Singapore, 2011, released om 29 June.http://www.mom.gov.sg/statistics-publications/national-labour-market-information/publications/pages/report-wages-singapore11.aspx  From basic wage to total wage…




Hong Kong better than S’pore?

I refer to the article “Memo to CY, Singapore isn’t better off” by Jake van der Kamp (South China Morning Post, Jun 12). Negative net…


Worsening labour statistics: Earnings down, etc

I refer to the Ministry of Manpower’s (MOM) Labour Market FIrst Quarter Report 2012, released on 15 June 2012.http://www.mom.gov.sg/Publications/mrsd_qtlmr121.pdf Real earnings down – 3.9% Real…




Give ex-cons a 2nd chance?

Sunday Times Sunday Inbox May 27, 2012 Public sector should lead in hiring ex-cons Last Sunday’s article, “Prison visit inspires young leaders to help”http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/Singapore/Story/STIStory_800937.html reported that 1,586 prison…