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Jagwinder Singh: Followed by Part I, another example of the undermining of employees’ rights is the make-up of...

Jagwinder Singh: Followed by Part I, another example of the undermining of employees’ rights is the make-up of...

, another example of the undermining of employees’ rights is the make-up of the National wages Council (NWC), which, like the NTUC, is a tripartite organization consisting, again, of employee, employer and government representatives. The exact proportion of these representatives in the council is unavailable on the Internet. Recently, the NWC introduced guidelines for salary increments in low-wage jobs. They recommended a paltry $50 built-in wage increase for those earning up to $1000, a very minimal increment with regard to the current standard of living. The five percent increase in the wages of one of the lowest income groups contrasts sharply against the 13.81 percent increase in GDP per capita from the previous year. The NTUC echoed support for the disgraceful wage increment, raising doubt and suspicion as to whom the organisation is really representing. There is also...

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