11 Aug '11, 5am

7 trade unions back Tony Tan as preferred presidential candidate - Straits Times Singapore #TEAMFOLLOWBACK

Tony Tan. -- ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE By Kor Kian Beng SEVEN trade unions today came out to back former deputy prime minister Tony Tan as their preferred presidential candidate, citing his contributions in growing Singapore's economy and creating jobs as a key reason. Giving their support are the Union of Security Employees (USE) with 12,000 members, and six unions which represent some 26,000 workers in the oil, petroleum, energy and chemical (Opec) industries. These are the United Workers of the Petroleum Industry (UWPI), Chemical Industries Employees Union (CIEU), the Union of Power and Gas Employees (UPAGE), ExxonMobil Singapore Employees' Union, Singapore Refining Company Employees' Union, and Singapore Shell Employees' Union. Mr K Karthikeyan, UWPI general secretary and chair of the six OPEC union cluster, told reporters at a National Day observance ceremony of the union...

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