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Daily Archives: 2010-07-02

Even GLCs are cutting older workers’ pay?

Leong Sze Hian - “Singapore Airlines (SIA), SIAEC (SIA Engineering) and all other SIA-affiliated companies practise 10 per cent across-the-board pay cut for all employees the moment they turn 60 years old,” Ms Jennifer Tan wrote to the Straits Times in May this year. “When queries are made to the human resource department about such cuts,” Ms Tan wrote, “especially …

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Distance-based fare: An outrageous hike in disguise, says NSP

Singapore’s public transport will switch to distance-based fares from tomorrow, 03 July 2010. The following is the National Solidarity Party’s press release on the change. We are greatly disappointed by the new fare system that the PTC intended to implement on 3rd July 2010. Our recent research on SMRT as well as LTA Public Transport websites shows that almost all …

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The Great Crush Load Challenge

By Leslie Lee It could be the highest rated Mediacorp reality show to date. It could become the most talked about SPH organised event ever. No, it's not Singapore Idol or the New Paper Big Walk. I am talking about The Great SMRT Crush Load Challenge! In light of SMRT CEO, Ms Saw Phaik Hwa's theory that:- "Even at its …

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