23 Dec '11, 2am

Outcry over MP Seng Han Thong's remarks on SMRT train drivers #Singapore

Outcry over MP Seng Han Thong's remarks on SMRT train drivers #Singapore

'Several friends have raised their concerns over MP Seng Han Thong's remarks. I am also disturbed by the remarks which are inappropriate and unfair even though he may be repeating what someone else said. 'Having worked in the labour movement for 33 years before taking up my present post, I am reminded of how employers in the past sometimes try to pin the blame on the lowest level workers as a way of deflecting responsibility from the management whenever a major problem occurs. 'Effective communication as we all know requires a properly thought-out strategy and plan, putting a system in place, training of employees and testing whether the plan works, among others. It is not right to pin the blame on workers and, what is worse, Malay and Indian workers for the purported lack of English proficiency. 'So, I can understand your anger and frustration at such a simplistic and ins...

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