Daily Archives: 2011-03-17

ICT make-up pay: Part-time workers shortchanged?

Leong Sze Hian Full-time workers who are called up for In-camp training get their full make-up pay, including the employer’s CPF contribution of 15.5 per cent. However, I have seen part-time workers who do not get the employer’s CPF contribution, in their make-up pay. Discrimination against part-time workers? Why is there a difference for full-time and part-time workers? Why are …

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George Yeo’s remarks – a different perspective

The following is a letter by a TOC reader who simply wants to be known as ‘R’ I am writing with respect to George Yeo’s controversial comment, where he said that The Satanic Verses was banned while The Last Temptation of Christ was not, because “the Christians are less likely to riot”. Many people have already slammed these remarks for …

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