Daily Archives: 2014-01-07

Research highlights leadership gap in Singapore

Singapore – 7 JANUARY, 2014 – Global talent solutions company, Hudson today announced the findings of their annual Singapore remuneration report Salary & Employment Insights 2014.1. The report revealed that 40% of workers have changed jobs in the last two years, and 71.4% are looking for a job at the moment, highlighting a possibly significant increase in intentions to change …

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Launch of Singapore Advocacy Awards for civil society

Post by Singapore Advocacy Awards. By Terry Xu The Singapore Advocacy Awards (SAA) was launched by an activist group, The Working Committee 3 (TWC3). The aim of the awards is to celebrate the achievements of individuals and organisations of the civil society in Singapore and affirm their role in shaping society. The Working Committee 3 (TWC3) is the successor after …

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Middlemen should be removed from foreign labour system

By Ang Chuan Heng This first appeared as a comment in response to the article, “No agent fees, no job for you“ The government adopts a laissez-faire approach to bring in the foreign workers (FWs). It tacitly allows the existence of middlemen to charge $4200 for bringing in one worker. In the name of discouraging the industry to rely too much …

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The alternative news in 1 day? (part 18) – Fine transport operators

By Leong Sze Hian I refer to the article “Bus operators could be fined S$4,000 for every 6-sec-delay” (Today, Jan 6). Fine per 0.1 min late? It states that “PTOs can be fined between S$1,300 to S$4,000 for every 0.1 minute (6 seconds) that the EWT is higher than the baseline score of the particular service. Incentive per 0.1 min …

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