13 Jul '11, 2pm

Employers responsible in taking care of foreign workers: BG Tan | SingaporeScene - Yahoo! News via @yahoosg

Employers responsible in taking care of foreign workers: BG Tan | SingaporeScene - Yahoo! News via @yahoosg

Minister of State Tan Chuan Jin talks about protecting foreign workers in a Facebook note. (Yahoo! file photo) Minister of State for Manpower Brigadier-General (NS) Tan Chuan Jin has said that his ministry will not tolerate employers who do not act ethically. BG Tan said in a Facebook note that his ministry was alerted after online articles concerning the protection of workers and salary dispute cases were circulated. One such article was posted by a netizen on BG Tan's Facebook wall. In his note titled "Protecting Workers", BG Tan made it clear that his ministry pays attention to every case that the ministry receives. Most cases are attended to within two weeks of case registration and the majority are resolved within six weeks. He added that MOM has been working closely with MHA since June 2010 to tackle the issue of repatriation companies, and that they have responded t...

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straitstimes.com 13 Jul '11, 10am

MP Tan Chuan Jin said his ministry will not put up with the wrongful confinement of foreign workers or their forceful repa...

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channelnewsasia.com 14 Jul '11, 1pm

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sg.news.yahoo.com 14 Jul '11, 9am

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sg.news.yahoo.com 14 Jul '11, 8am

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straitstimes.com 12 Jul '11, 2pm

The Workers' Party (WP) has reiterated a call made during the 2006 and 2011 polls for a National Transport Corporation to ...

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channelnewsasia.com 15 Jul '11, 8am

SINGAPORE: Opposition party member Tan Jee Say said on Friday he is stepping forward to contest the Presidential Election....

Making sure toys in Singapore are safe | SingaporeScene - Yahoo! News via @yahoosg

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sg.news.yahoo.com 13 Jul '11, 4pm

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