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NTUC FairPrice extends PG & MG Discount Schemes Until Dec 2021

Last year, NTUC FairPrice's discount schemes helped Pioneer and Merdeka Generations members and seniors save over $7.7 million; this year the discount schemes saved more than $10 million.

With the extension of the discounts, together with other various initiatives at moderating cost, FairPrice hopes that these efforts will continue to help customers stretch their dollar in the year ahead.



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Universal minimum wage not suitable

Workers' Party should say explicitly if the universal minimum wage they proposed applies to foreign workers in Singapore, including domestic helpers.

From a legal point of view, Singapore as a member of the International Labour Organisation cannot legislate a universal min wage while excluding foreign workers.

Will employer welcome paying a min wage of $1300 to employ a domestic helper? The beneficiaries of a universal min wage are low wage workers, most of whom are foreign workers.



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Jamus lim universal minimum wage proposal

Upon being quizzed by PAP MPs, Jamus conceded that a universal minimum wage was not the ideal thing to introduce during a recession.

He does not know what the appropriate minimum wage should be and he has no specific proposal for youth unemployment.

Upon being quizzed by PAP MPs, Jamus conceded that a universal minimum wage was not the ideal thing to introduce during a recession. He does not know what the appropriate minimum wage should be and he has no specific proposal for youth unemployment.



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