01 May '11, 9pm

Efforts to keep older workers employed show 'good results': If a worker cannot do the same job, the employer has...

The overflowing influx of foreign workers has killed the employment opportunities for local Singaporean workers. Not that local Singaporean workers does not want to work in such places but employers preferred cheap foreign workers cause they can be easily manipulated and exploited by the greed of scrupulous employers. Older people especially those above 50years old, with good educational and working experiences, found it very difficult in getting jobs. They have to compete with younger educated foreigners, who flocked into our employment market without government control. This is a very sad scenario. Most foreigners especially Filipinos, Chinese Nationals, Indians and others, came into Singapore with only valid travel passports but without any engagement or contracts with employment agencies, went from door to door in such places, soliciting and looking for jobs. The gover...

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