Tag Archives: MINISTRY OF MANPOWER

TOP 10 JOB STATISTCS IN 2016 SHOW WHY PAP IMMIGRATION POLICY IS SHIT

I refer to the article “Reflecting on 2016” (Straits Times, Dec 29). It states that “December may just be a routine month in the calendar for some, but for others, the end of the year is a time for reflection, contemplation and New Year resolutions. We celebrate milestones, remember relationships lost and found, think about mistakes made”.

Read More »

MOM: RETRENCHMENT IN S’PORE – HIGHEST IN 7 YEARS

In the first nine months of 2016, 13,730 workers were laid off, higher than the same period in 2015 (10,220) and the highest since 2009 (21,210). However, re-entry rates have risen. More residents (49%) made redundant in the second quarter of 2016 secured re-employment by September 2016, an increase from the previous quarter (45%), after a general downtrend since December 2014 (59%).

Read More »

5 MONTHS PREGNANT WOMAN WRONGFULLY TERMINATED BY SG START-UP

This morning, my 5-month-pregnant best friend got wrongfully terminated by a startup in Singapore who essentially viewed her as a liability because she is carrying a child. They have refused to pay for her maternity, and and she has sought help from the Ministry of Manpower this morning. Here's where I hope my network of friends, acquaintances and colleagues can help — my friend is seeking immediate part-time remote employment until she delivers her baby.

Read More »

MY BOSS REFUSES TO PAY MY SALARY, MOM SAYS THEY CANNOT HELP

I have been working with Aspect Security Management Pte Ltd for the past 5 months as a relief guard. My boss name is Mr TAJUDIN. Even though I was a relief guard, I was required to work everyday from 7am to 7pm Monday to Sunday. Sometimes, I was even required to work night shift due to lack of manpower. Initially, I was given daily pay by the end of the day. Then, he changed the pay days where I was paid every 2- 3 days once. Now, I have not received my pay since the 4th of January. He owes me $910. Each time I callhim, he either does not answer my calls or keeps telling me that he will call me back. From what I have heard, none of his employees and relief guards have received their pay yet.

Read More »