01 May '11, 11am

'Govt to create good jobs, better pay for workers'

'Govt to create good jobs, better pay for workers'

On short-term issues, like the higher cost of living, which is caused by external events such as the upheavals in Middle East and poor harvests in farming countries which pushed up prices, Mr Lee highlighted several key measures to address them. -- ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE THE government's strategy to improve Singapore workers' lives has worked and it will continue to use this successful formula to create growth, good jobs and steady increase in real wages for them over the long-term, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Sunday. Addressing the annual May Day rally before 8,500 unionists, employers and government leaders at the Singapore Indoor Stadium, PM Lee said the first responsibility of any government is to ensure good jobs - for both present and future workers. This is what the People's Action Party had delivered, and will continue to deliver, he said. 'This is what v...

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