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Is it true that before the Fair Consideration Framework was implemented, locals were not a priority?

Not true!
The tripartite partners have been issuing guidelines on fair employment practices over the past two decades, having introduced the “Tripartite Guidelines on Non-Discriminatory Job Advertisements” as early as 1999.
The "Code of Responsible Employment Practices” was added in 2002. Then in 2006, the Tripartite Alliance for Fair and Progressive Employment Practices or TAFEP, was set up. In 2007, the government issued the Tripartite Guidelines on Fair Employment Practices (TGFEP). TGFEP was enhanced in 2011 to include guidelines on hiring and developing a Singaporean core. Then the Fair Consideration Framework in 2014.



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Singaporeans open to foreigners

It is great to know that Singaporeans are cognizant of the need to be open to foreigners.

A REACH poll shows that majority of Singaporeans do not feel negative towards foreigners.

They remain open to foreigners and recognized the benefits of Singapore being a regional hub to create good jobs for Singaporeans even if it means some jobs go to foreigners.

It is great to know that Singaporeans are cognizant of the need to be open to foreigners. A Reach poll shows that majority of Singaporeans do not feel negative towards foreigners. They remain open to foreigners and recognized the benefits of Singapore being a regional hub to create good jobs for Singaporeans even if it means some jobs go to foreigners.



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foreigners remain open

To remain successful and to stay competitive as an economic hub, Singapore needs to remain open to the flows of people besides being open to trade and investments.

Staying open to the flows of people, however, does not mean staying 'blindly open' to foreigners.

To remain successful and to stay competitive as an economic hub, Singapore needs to remain open to the flows of people besides being open to trade and investments. Staying open to the flows of people, however, does not mean staying 'blindly open' to foreigners.



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