Tag Archives: Cleaners

CAR CATCHES FIRE IN WOODLANDS CARPARK, CLEANERS HELPED TO BATTLE THE FIRE

Three cleaners were seen helping in trying to put out the fire, which was believed to have started in the car's engine compartment. SCDF confirmed they received a call alerting them to the fire, and they took over from the cleaners when they arrived on the scene. No injuries were reported. According to an eyewitness, a female driver of the car was seen trying to start the engine but managed to run out from the vehicle when she saw smoke coming out from the bonnet. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.

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GIVING LOW WAGE CLEANERS REASON TO CELEBRATE FOR 6 YEARS, REALLY?

In an unprecedented move, the Government has accepted the plan. This is despite the fact that it goes against longstanding principles of linking pay hikes to productivity, and keeping the labour market flexible by having market forces set salaries. What is novel this time is that the national committee, having set the minimum salaries, is pushing for pay hikes for cleaners over the next six years. The one plausible explanation: The move is necessary to prevent cleaners’ salaries from stagnating again.

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