21 Apr '11, 5am

Woman's death raises debate on overwork - Yahoo!

What about those people who work in the service, F&B and cooked food sector? Are they blue or white collar? or maybe grey? These people also have very long working hours standing on their feet. Average working 60 hours per week not including overtime... and absolutely no time for almost any activity outside of work. Low pay and longer hours = more stress and poorer health. The high cost of living in Singapore is putting all the lower middle income and lower income group of people under much stress. Prices of everything goes up and up, ministers' salary up to millions per year, while the citizens' wages stay stagnant or negligibly increased to meet their needs. And the biggest joke is... minister goes for pre-election walk-about telling the hawkers not to increase their prices to make food more affordable to the consumers. This is a case of 'Robbing Peter to pay Paul', why ...

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