04 Aug '11, 11pm

#Singapore: Netizens call to reconsider pay cut for rehired teachers: THE decision by the Ministry Of Education

#Singapore: Netizens call to reconsider pay cut for rehired teachers: THE decision by the Ministry Of Education

The decision by the Ministry Of Education (MOE) to implement a pay cut of up to 30 per cent for teachers who are rehired after retirement has drawn flak online, with netizens echoing the Singapore Teachers' Union's call for a rethink. -- ST PHOTO: JASTER NGUI THE decision by the Ministry Of Education (MOE) to implement a pay cut of up to 30 per cent for teachers who are rehired after retirement has drawn flak online, with netizens echoing the Singapore Teachers' Union's call for a rethink. The change is part of a public sector-wide push to be ready for a re-employment law that will kick in in January, making it compulsory for employers to offer to rehire workers who reach 62. But the union has called the new scheme 'regressive', arguing that 'with the current tight labour market and the experience gap in the schools, experienced teachers are undeniably an essential part of...

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