07 Jan '12, 8am

Singapore needs an Equal Opportunity Employment Commission law

Singapore needs an Equal Opportunity Employment Commission law

There may still be many unresolved issues with the re-employment act. From the perspective of workers, for example, what if a worker is offered re-employment at a huge pay cut such as 50 per cent? Since re-employment can be offered for just 6 months or a year at age62, what happens at say 63? If you have health problems, what happens if you are offered re-employment without the continuation of your existing medical benefits and insurance? For those not offered re-employment, with a compensation of $4,500 to $10,000, what if they can’t get another job? Since the CPF Life annuity payout starts at 65, what happens to those who are not offered re-employment at 62?

Full article: http://theonlinecitizen.com/2012/01/re-employment-act-90-...

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