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SDP: Time to reinstate workers’ rights November 28, 2012 by admin Filed under: Singapore Democratic Party Singapore Democrats (link ) 28 November 2012 Singapore’s workers have been exploited for far too long. Since the detention of opposition and trade union leaders like Lim Chin Siong and the eradication of free trade unions together with the restructuring of the employment laws in the 1960s, the PAP has, together with Western neoliberals, systematically dismantled the legitimate rights of the Singaporean worker. While we have the highest number of millionaires per capita making us the richest country in the world, nearly 5 percent of our workers are paid $500 a month. Their wages have not risen in the last 10 years. The result is an enormous income inequality, the highest in the industrialised world. And while Singaporeans work the most number of hours, according to a su...

Full article: http://www.sgpolitics.net/?p=7869

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