Tag Archives: MOM

Netizen: MOM must do more to prevent workplace accidents!

Dear admin, I am a Singaporean who’s worried about the increasing number of workplace accidents this year. We’re in February and there are already at least 7 workplace fatalities. Accidents are happening in not just one, but many industries e.g. construction, transport. People have lost their lives because of reasons …

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Dr Tan Cheng Bock Calls For Independent Review Of Parti Liyani’s Case

Even though the Attorney General’s Chambers (AGC), Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and Ministry of Manpower (MOM) have promised to be accountable by holding a review, Dr Tan Cheng Bock wonders if the reviews are "independent enough to be 100% objective." Dr Tan Cheng Bock counter-proposes that the government should create an independent review board to look into this case. The benefits of having an independent body will be its ability to uncover any "underlying systematic faults" instead of chasing after short-sighted targets like hunting for individual human errors and finding scapegoats.

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Local Fresh Graduates Face Bleak Future Due To Govt Policy On Importing Foreign Talent

The government claims that it is those jobs that Singaporeans do not want to do which are replaced by foreigners. They claim that it is those tech-specific jobs that Singaporeans cannot do. Really? You mean no Singaporean in my company would love to be the GM of a new department? You mean that all the young students in polytechnics and universities cannot be trained to have tech skills for a digital Singapore?

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Covid19: Employer Of Foreign Workers Complains MOM Policies Suck

An employer who hires foreign workers complained that the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) policies suck. His criticisms include how MOM comes out with multiple policies daily, and how information about these policies are passed on to employers inconsistently. He also explained that employers also face constraints and limits, and urged the ministers to walk the ground to see how employers are scrambling around trying to keep up with their short-notice policies.

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