19 Nov '11, 5am

[TOC] Cleaning up a 14 year immigration mess

Just had a chat with a retiree awhile ago. He needed the money so he is being exploited by a Singaporean employer paying him one third of his last drawn salary using his 40 odd years experience in this field of work. He said obviously his greedy local rich employer is taking advantage with the ease to employ foreigners that is allowed here. Out of 20 in his department, 14 are foreigners, some on employment passes, some got their PR and some have become citizens. They are all graduates, masters’ degrees holders and a few PHDs of sorts. Some were educated in our local unis. BUT the glaring fact is these foreigners are poorly paid for what they are doing by actual Singapore’s standards. That’s what my friend observed. And these fellows worked long hours without overtime. Most are singles with no commitments or responsibilities in Singapore and 4 or 5 of them rent a room toget...

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