Tag Archives: NGO

WORKERS DON’T GET FAIR DEALS IN SALARY DISPUTES

But the mediation process “fails to take into consideration the unequal bargaining power of workers vis-a-vis employers”, resulting in the workers getting coerced by employers to sign documents and accept unfair employment terms. Errant employer behaviour includes retaliation and violations of the law during the claim process. Employers would, among other things, use threats and blackmail, restrict movements and even forcibly send workers home, it added”.

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NGO PETITIONS PAP GOVT TO WAIVE UNPAID UTILITY BILLS FOR SENIORS LIVING IN RENTAL FLATS

Recently our group, Happy People Helping People Foundation did a survey to find out more about the problems our senior citizens living in rented HDB flats are facing and we found out that many of them are having difficulty paying their bills. There are many among them who are using the PAYU (Pay-As-You-Use) System in their homes because they are not able to fulfill their monthly commitment of paying bills. There are also many that owes Singapore Powers a great sum for not paying their bills for months. We hope that our government may consider, waiving electricity charges for our senior citizens especially those who are staying in rented flats because many of them are no long working.

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NEEDY FAMILY FELL THROUGH THE CRACKS, IGNORED BY MSF, MP & COMMUNITY HELP GROUPS

Every now and then, we hear and read of new VWOs and NGOs springing up all over the island that are being supported mainly by Christians and Buddhists but the number of needy or displaced persons supposedly 'helped' by them does not seem to tally with the unusually high number of charities? I am financially better now, thanks to the lds.org.sg community that I joined which take great pains to uplift members' standard of living and education, all without any publicity or advertisement and certainly no taxpayer dollar involved like how Joseph Schooling did it!

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TAIWAN HUMAN RIGHTS NGOS PROTEST OUTSIDE S’PORE “EMBASSY” OVER AMOS YEE

The Covenants Watch group together with many non-governmental organisations from Taiwanese civil society organised a protest outside the Singapore Trade Office in Taipei today (26 Jun). They were protesting against the continued detention of Amos Yee. Representatives from the various organisations of the Taiwanese civil society have demanded the immediate release of 16-year-old Amos Yee.

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