26 Oct '11, 3am

[Daily Blog Reads] Not Enough Foreign Workers in Singapore? - A few days ago, Straits Times had a report on how Sing...

A few days ago, Straits Times had a report on how Singapore’s increased foreign worker levy is affecting MNCs in Singapore and how these MNCs might bring their investments to other countries. To my surprise, Straits Times wrote another Special Report section on the same issue again. Straits Times 26 October 2011 reported, again, “Firms feel impact of foreign worker crunch”. The article went on portraying how businesses finds it difficult to hire both Singaporeans and foreigners, with 4 different reports of businesses not able to find workers. However, when I read the article, this is what I felt they were trying to say: 1. Businesses do not want to hire Singaporeans because they are too demanding. “We are willing to pay $2500, higher than the $2000 we pay for foreigners, for a new local, but they tell us, ‘Saturday, Sunday I don’t work. Go out sea to troubleshoot, very tou...

Full article: http://www.deadpris.com/2011/10/26/not-enough-foreign-wor...

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