25 Feb '16, 4am

Even PAP MP Patrick Tay is sounding the alarm for better protection and benefits for retrenched workers. Indeed,...

When Singaporeans are retrenched, they are left out in the cold with no financial protection. Through no fault of theirs, retrenched workers suddenly find themselves in uncertainty and hardship.$CUT$ Low-wage workers are especially vulnerable as they have no say in company restructuring or the factors that cause MNCs to relocate their operations. This affects even middle-income professionals in the fields of life sciences and hospitality. Unexpected lay-offs cause severe strain on the entire family with serious social repercussions. Even though income stops, the bills don't. The family still needs to eat, children still need to go to school, and electricity bills still need to be paid. On the other end, when CEOs and top managers are let go, they are given golden handshakes, sometimes worth millions of dollars. To remedy such an imbalance, the SDP proposes a retrenchment i...

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