Daily Archives: 2012-04-15

Stop the rhetoric and add real value to lower-end jobs

~ By Martin Gabriel ~ It was a rather surprising to read the media reports of Professor Lim Chong Yah, who chaired the National Wages Council from 1972 – 2001, advocating 'shock therapy' in Singapore’s wage system ("Professor's 'shock therapy' to revamp wages", Straits Times, 10 Apr 2012). According to reports, Prof Lim suggested that those earning S$1,500 a month …

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