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Older workers to work for less. A want or a need?

By SY Lee and Leong Sze Hian  “Less pay is okay, say older workers” (Straits Times, May 3) takes the top news of the day. It is said that 70% of the 50 seniors polled in the a survey, would want to work beyond 65 even if means a cut in their paycheck. The current legislation, Retirement and Re-employment Act (RRA) which covers …

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Tripartite panel contradicts Government on employment practices?

I refer to the article, “Bosses hiring foreigners over S’poreans? Not true”.  (Straits Times, 8 April). It states that: “More Singaporeans are complaining that employers prefer to hire foreigners over them. But investigations by a tripartite panel that looks at work discrimination issues found that the accusations were invariably unfounded. The alliance does not keep track of the number of complaints, …

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