31 Aug '15, 1am

Hi Gilbert, I am currently working in MSF as a temp staff for one month as I will be taking up a full time job in...

Hi Gilbert, I am currently working in MSF as a temp staff for one month as I will be taking up a full time job in...

I am currently working in MSF as a temp staff for one month as I will be taking up a full time job in October. I noticed there are many other temp staff over there too. At first I did not think much about that. But upon chatting with one, she told me she has been working there for over one year and she told me there are many more such cases of people working there but not converted to contract or perm positions. What shocked me further was that they are forced to take one month unpaid break after end of 12 months tenure so that the ministry do not need to pay them bonus. The payout is issued by a 3rd party (job agency). This is surely an errant practice from a ministry/stat board of Singapore! Furthermore MSF is supposed to provide safety net to those in need, a government ministry should set good example of hiring not only Singaporeans first, but also provide proper remun...

Full article: http://www.transitioning.org/2015/08/31/temp-staff-in-min...

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