Tag Archives: Sacking

SURBANA JURONG BACKTRACKS, SAID PROCESS OF SACKING COULD HAVE BEEN DONE BETTER

A week after their sacking of 54 employees went viral, the Temasek-owned company, Surbana Jurong, acknowledged that they could have handled the process better. They have also released a statement indicating that they are working closely to provide an "equitable and mutually agreeable arrangement" for the affected workers and to help them find new employment. This comes after the company came under fire from everyone after it was reported that Surbana Jurong group chief executive Wong Heang Fine told employees in an email that the 54 affected workers were poor performers who could not be allowed to affect the rest of the organisation negatively. It does seem like the company was forced to backtrack on their strong armed policy, after their tactics received widespread condemnation. The Manpower Ministry said in a statement that the move to resolve the matter amicably is “positive and constructive”.

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ROY NGERNG: MINISTRY OF HEALTH THREATENED TO CUT TTSH’S HIV FUNDING IF THEY DID NOT SACK ME

When I was fired, both the Tan Tock Seng Hospital and the Ministry of Health sent out press releases to support the firing, saying that I had defamed the prime minister. The firing is political. The PAP government wanted to get rid of me. A few days before, I was told that the Ministry of Health had decided to meet with the hospital for the very first time in many years to discuss funding for HIV programmes. If the hospital did not fire me, funding for HIV programmes could be cut.

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GATES PCM OFFICIAL STATEMENT IN RESPONSE TO ALLEGATIONS OF UNFAIR TERMINATION ON SOCIAL MEDIA – 14 MAY 2014

Since 13th May 2014, GATES PCM Construction Ltd has been cited by social media platforms and has had a few allegations of misconduct directed at us. This statement aims to dispel such false allegations laid upon the company. We would also like to take this opportunity to share with our stakeholders and any concerned individuals, the circumstances and truths behind the termination of Mr Muhammed Gani Bin Nazir. Firstly, GATES PCM Construction Ltd would like to express its deepest sympathies for Mr Gani and his daughter. It is unfortunate that during his tenure with us, he did not inform us about his family issues despite being given the avenue to do so through our open door policy that had allowed him to converse with our boss directly on several occasions since the date of his employment commencing 18th June 2012.

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