14 Apr '18, 5am

Some S’poreans angry Ikea giving M’sians here 1 extra day paid leave to go back to vote https://t.co/VqbQLAT5Gs

Ikea Singapore is giving its Malaysian employees an extra day of paid leave. Advertisement Why? The one extra day would allow these employees to head home to vote in Malaysia’s 14th General Election on May 9, 2018, which is on a Wednesday. About 80 Malaysians work at Ikea’s stores and service office in Singapore. The announcement that Polling Day is on a weekday — the first time in 20 years — triggered a surge in demand for bus and plane tickets among overseas Malaysians wanting to travel home. The journey back north is expected to take some time, with foreseeable extended periods of congestion. Thousands of Malaysians who work overseas appear to want to exercise their democratic right in one of the most hotly-contested elections in recent memory. Malaysians living in Singapore, Brunei, Southern Thailand and Kalimantan in Indonesia have been told they are not eligible to v...

Full article: https://mothership.sg/2018/04/ikea-singapore-extra-paid-l...

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