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98.3% are already earning more than $1300 a month. PWM will be extended to all sectors.

With the PWM for the Lift and Escalator ready to phase in and the proposal for the Waste Management sector submitted, the number earning less than $1300 will be further reduced.

With sectorial benchmarks for sectors currently without a PWM, what WP wants to achieve with MW is already achieved through PWM, WIS and these other policy measures.

98.3% are already earning more than $1300 a month. PWM will be extended to all sectors. With the PWM for the Lift and Escalator ready to phase in and the proposal for the Waste Mangement sector submitted, the number earning less than $1300 will be further reduced. With sectoral benchmarks for sectors currently without a PWM, what WP wants to achieve with MW is already achieved through PWM, WIS and these other policy measures.



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Minimum wages do not help to increase productivity.

It is better to see the PWM as the govt straddling the middle ground between recognising that low-wage workers do have genuine problems amidst rising costs of living, and recognising that we shouldn’t take our eye off the problems of sluggish productivity growth.

Minimum wages do not help to increase productivity. It is better to see the PWM as the govt straddling the middle ground between recognising that low-wage workers do have genuine problems amidst rising costs of living, and recognising that we shouldn’t take our eye off the problems of sluggish productivity growth.



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Pritam Singh seemed not to understand the meaning of free-riders and got upset.

A free rider is an economic concept.

The free-rider problem leads to market failure producing the unintended opposite result.

Pritam Singh seemed not to understand the meaning of free-riders and got upset. Free rider is an economic concept. The free rider problem leads to market failure producing the unintended opposite result.



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Undefeated.

6 years after he left Eagle Eye Centre to serve in the Ministry in August 2014, Dr Lam will be back at Eagle Eye Centre (EEC) to head the unit he helped set up before he left.

"The ability to embrace change with confidence and hope is my formula and it has put me in good stead to handle any eventualities and uncertainties in the future."

Undefeated.

6 years after he left Eagle Eye Centre to serve in the Ministry in August 2014, Dr Lam will be back at Eagle Eye Centre (EEC) to head the unit he helped set up before he left.

"The ability to embrace change with confidence and hope is my formula and it has put me in good stead to handle any eventualities and uncertainties in the future."



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No one recognises a hero who prevents something bad from happening, and it didn't happen.

The government’s success in protecting Singaporeans has, ironically, resulted in a disconnect between government and people.

The government was left to talk about the burden of building a new future in a new normal while the people talked about how to stop the government.

There was no shared burden. What crisis? Life went on pretty much as usual save for the ‘inconvenient’ restrictions.

No one recognises a hero who prevents something bad from happening, and it didn't happen.

The government’s success in protecting Singaporeans has, ironically, resulted in a disconnect between government and people.

The government was left to talk about the burden of building a new future in a new normal while the people talked about how to stop the government.

There was no shared burden. What crisis? Life went on pretty much as usual save for the ‘inconvenient’ restrictions.



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