Something's wrong if we need to train foreign workers

Aren't we importing foreign labour because we need to fill up the jobs that our locals can't or won't do? That's the PAPpy's typical argument. So if they're brought in to do the job, what training is this guy yammering about? Is he saying we have brought in foreigners who are not up to the job? Isn't that defeating the purpose of employing foreigners in the first place? 'Foreign workers should get training too', says MP Yeo Guat Kwang Published on 19 Sep 2011 Foreign workers should get skills upgrading similar to what Singaporeans go through, suggested labour MP Yeo Guat Kwang. Noting that this would 'create a level playing field' for all workers, he said training and certification for work permit and S Pass holders should be done within the first two years of their employment. Successful certification should then be used as a condition for work pass renewal, he said. Mr Y...

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