27 Nov '12, 8pm

Time for govt to show leadership, or admit its incompetence: We have the government exhorting Singaporeans not t...

Time for govt to show leadership, or admit its incompetence: We have the government exhorting Singaporeans not t...

Time for govt to show leadership, or admit its incompetence November 28, 2012 by admin Filed under: Current Affairs and Politics Written by Ng E-Jay 28 November 2012 The strike by PRC bus drivers from SMRT continued on Tuesday, with over 60 no-shows. SMRT bus services were again affected. I would like to express my sympathy for the inconvenience and potential loss of income experienced by commuters. I also hope that no student taking the Cambridge A Level examinations were affected. Acting Minister for Manpower Tan Chuan-Jin has said that the no-show by the bus drivers constitutes an “illegal strike”. He said the government views this seriously and has zero tolerance for this. Minister of State for Transport Josephine Teo also urged employers and employees to handle grievances in a proper manner. (CNA, 27 Nov ) SMRT has lodged a police report for further investigation into...

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