04 Jun '11, 11am

(TTR) About 200 Singaporeans turn up at Hong Lim Park to protest against PAP’s pro-foreigner labor policies

(TTR) About 200 Singaporeans turn up at Hong Lim Park to protest against PAP’s pro-foreigner labor policies

About 200 Singaporeans turn up at Hong Lim Park this evening to protest against the PAP regime’s pro-foreigner hiring policies with many of them wearing black in solidarity with our local PMETs who have been displaced from their jobs by cheaper foreign workers. (Photo by Mandy Mary) The event was organized by Transitioning.org, an NGO dedicated to helping unemployed and retrenched Singaporeans and was the first event held at Hong Lim Park in the aftermath of the 2011 General Election. Mr Gilbert Goh, the NSP candidate for Tampines GRC started the evening by calling on the PAP regime to adopt a ‘Singaporean first hiring policy’ like other First World countries. A white banner emblazoned with the words in red “Employ Singaporeans first” was hung behind. According to Mr Goh, the lack of such a policy led to an unfair playing field in the labor market with employers having the...

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