Daily Archives: 2013-11-07

Wage hikes at the expense of citizens?

By Philip Ang A year ago, Prof Lim Chong Yah caused the PAP government to sit up and take notice of slave wages in Singapore.  His suggestion was to narrow the income gap – freeze wage increase for those earning above $15,000 for 3 years with the simultaneous increase for wages below $1,500. PAP ministers and MPs rejected the idea off …

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More University Graduates and Undergraduates prefer the Private Sector

Over 50% favour a career in the private sector, an increase of 65% from 2012 (Singapore, 7 November 2013) – An increasing number of fresh graduates and undergraduates are making up their minds about their future career choices – preferring Private Sector positions to Public Sector jobs. According to the latest JobsCentral Employers of Choice (EOC) Survey, 51.8 per cent …

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