04 Dec '11, 9am

#Restaurant makes #students work first 24 hours -- for $5 wage

#Restaurant makes #students work first 24 hours -- for $5 wage

' daughter signed up for a holiday job after her O-levels. The restaurant manager informed his daughter that she would be given $35 allowance for the first 24 hours, but had to pay $30 for the restaurant's T-shirt and apron. STOMPer Thomas also clarified over the phone that his daughter and both of her friends have not continued working at the restaurant. She had worked on Friday and Saturday (Dec 2 and 3), but later stopped after her manager informed her of the increased 'training hours'. Her friends did not take up the job after hearing about her encounter. Wrote Thomas in an email: "My daughter has just finished her O-levels and almost all her school mates are working part-time to earn some pocket money during their school holidays. "My daughter and a few friends had found a company, Fish & Co, employing students during the holidays as part-time waitress/kitchen helpers...

Full article: http://singaporeseen.stomp.com.sg/stomp/sgseen/this_urban...

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