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Lionsbot International Allegedly Granted 3 Minute Interview Just For Show

Lionsbot International Allegedly Granted 3 Minute Interview Just For Show

Our contributor alerted us to a post about a job interview with Lionsbot International Pte Ltd which appeared to be "just for show." Even before being invited to an online interview, the interviewee saw that the employer had keyed in an entry which said "not suitable" into the JobStreet portal.

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MOM Redirects Complaints Of Foreigners Getting Employed To TAFEP

MOM Redirects Complaints Of Foreigners Getting Employed To TAFEP

The Covid19 pandemic has impacted Singapore's economy and one urgent concern among Singaporeans is job security. While MOM promises greater scrutiny of hiring practices, some netizens have expressed concerns about the current state of affairs. Netizens have shared personal accounts of possible unfair hiring practices where permits continue to be handed out to foreigners.

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RE-EMPLOYMENT ACT: OLDER WORKERS CAN WORK TILL THEY ARE 67

It states that “If employers cannot find work for such workers in their companies, they can transfer them to their subsidiaries or another employer with the workers’ consent, or give them a one-off payment as a last resort.”

Does this mean that an employer can find another employer to offer any job on any salary on any terms – and if the employee does not accept – the employer just needs to pay a one-time amount of between “$5,500 and $13,000”?

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EMPLOYERS ARE NOT FAVORING FOREIGNERS, SAYS TAFEP

Cases of discrimination by nationality made up half of about 300 complaints in all. However, TAFEP general manager Roslyn Ten said many stem from misunderstanding and not from genuine bias, and urged companies to improve communication with job seekers or existing employees by explaining why, for example, foreigners instead of Singaporeans were hired or promoted.

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