11 Nov '11, 8am

More jobs discrimination cases against Singaporeans?

Recent days we have seen some rhetoric from the govt about the need to prevent discrimination against Singaporeans by employers who advertise only for workers with work permits or holding PRs..i.e. foreigners. "Speaking at a tripartism forum on Monday, Minister of State for Manpower, Tan Chuan-Jin, stressed that discriminatory practices have no place in Singapore." - CNA Report " Discriminatory practices have no place in S'pore: Tan Chuan-Jin"[ Link ] So after telling us that foreigners create jobs for Singaporeans for the longest time, isn't it a big turnaround for the govt to now start talking about discrimination against Singaporeans? There are numerous reasons why employers hire foreigners including the reasons cited by a writer to the Straits Times (see below). Foreigners from developing countries have their families back home are willing to accept a lower pay compare...

Full article: http://singaporemind.blogspot.com/2011/11/discrimation-ag...

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