Type of issue: collection of monies owed

23 02, 2017

9,000 salary complaints, 16,000 injured workers in 2016

2019-08-30T16:31:34+08:00February 23rd, 2017|News, News Flash|

In 2016, the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) received about 9,000 complaints from workers over salaries. These complaints related to about 4,500 employers. This was reported in the Straits Times, 6 Feb 2017, in a story reporting on questions and answers from a parliamentary sitting. Manpower minister Lim Swee Say also mentioned that in the last

15 08, 2012

The scenic route to solving salary disputes

2019-08-30T16:35:26+08:00August 15th, 2012|Articles, Stories|

A simple salary claim became a 14-month saga, eating up a good chunk of state resources. It was completely unnecessary, since the solutions that would prevent such disputes from arising in the first place are almost no-brainers. Yet, for reasons unknown, the Ministry of Manpower has not adopted the suggested solutions proposed by Transient Workers

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