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MOM to hire PR firm to “coax journalists” to write stories

By Andrew Loh The Ministry of Manpower (MOM), headed by Tan Chuan-Jin, is looking to hire a public relations firm to help it “enhance” its communications for “better effectiveness”. According to press reports, the MOM has asked “for proposals for a plan to analyse public and online sentiments on manpower issues, and respond to them in an ‘integrated’ way, using …

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Justice for workers, not quick fixes

When the Ministry of Manpower acquires a culture of always looking away when workers complain against their employers, what makes us think they will not look away in other cases where Singaporean workers are involved too? Alex Au, Yawning Bread

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Workers protest at MOM – MOM’s dispute resolution working?

More than 100 construction workers from China gathered outside Singapore’s manpower ministry Monday to complain about unpaid wages and cancellation of their work permits, witnesses said. The workers sat for about two hours at the steps of the ministry, at a busy intersection near the Chinatown district, and shouted at ministry officials and police officers to air their grievances. AFP

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