05 Feb '16, 10am

via @AspirantSG

via @AspirantSG

My close friends are always lamenting about the ever rising standards of living, pay increment not keeping up with inflation (which by the way is extremely real) and not having enough money to spend. They are not alone; in fact ‘Money Not Enough’ is a nationwide phenomenon in Singapore. But if average white collar employees who earn between the ranges of S$1,800 to S$4,000 are already feeling the pressures from inflation, can you imagine how a low wage worker who earns less than $1,500 a month feels? Thankfully, National Wage Council (NWC) aims to help these low-wage workers as income growth of this group has substantially lagged behind the rest of the nation’s workforce and required ‘special attention and assistance’. Often positioned at the lowest rung of society, these workers are unable to effectively fend for themselves when it comes to wage increment and other employ...

Full article: http://www.aspirantsg.com/lets-give-our-low-wage-workers-...

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