12 Jan '11, 4pm

[TR] Half Cooked Law Passed By Parliament

With PAPies type of rules and pro-business attitude, if I was an employer, I will fire or retrench workers before they even hit 45 yrs old, let alone expect me to keep them until 62 yrs old. This new law is totally useless for Sinkies who are jobless before they turn 62 yrs old. Even if you are lucky enuf to still be employed when you turn 62 yrs old, this law allows your boss to say that your performance is not up to mark and fire you — performance appraisal is usually very subjective and open to interpretation. The law also allows your boss to say that you’re not fit enuf (not fast like those much younger foreigners) and fire you. The law also allows your boss to change your jobscope and your salary e.g. make you sweep the floor and pay you $500/mth, as long as your boss can justify e.g. by saying that you’re no longer dynamic and out-of-touch with customers etc. All the...

Full article: http://www.temasekreview.com/2011/01/13/half-cooked-law-p...

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