27 Nov '17, 6pm

[Mothership] SMRT vice-president who resigned was awarded S$10,000 SkillsFuture fellowship in Aug. 2017

SMRT has sacked eight staff found to have falsified maintenance records pertaining to an anti-flooding system, while meting out other punishments. A total of 13 employees have been held responsible: 8 sacked: 1 senior executive, 2 managers, 5 technical staff 2 quit but face possible legal action: 1 vice-president, 1 senior manager 1 demoted: 1 vice-president 2 unknown disciplinary action: 2 senior management executives Advertisement Resigned prior to inquiry ending The two men who quit had done so soon after the flooding of train tunnels that left it unworkable on Oct. 7 and 8. They are vice-president Tay Tien Seng and senior manager Ivan Kok. Tay and Kok had resigned and left the company “prior to the conclusion of the disciplinary inquiry”, and SMRT has reserved the right to pursue legal action against them as may be appropriate. Investigations had found that both men ha...

Full article: https://mothership.sg/2017/11/smrt-resigned-tay-tien-seng...

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