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The simple and straight answer is: you can’t. Not even if you earn the minimum of $1300 if you have a family to look after.
$1300 is too low to be of much help in lifting a low-income family.
This is why the Workers’ Party’s call for a national minimum wage of $1300 is more a political cry than a genuine attempt to uplift workers. It is set at a level that avoids a big reaction from the business community while at the same time, portrays the WP as a party that cares.
Disrespectful. Insulting. Elitist. Discrediting years of hardwork. That’s how union leaders feel about Jamus’ thoughtless remarks.
Minimum wage risks becoming a political auction as parties try to outdo each other to be popular. PWM does not share this risk as the sectoral minimum wage is negotiated by a tripartite group.
Our young people needs help to ride out this challenging time – everyone in the society needs to work together to stop the economic effects of this pandemic from disrupting these young graduates and young workers’ lives. On a brighter note, many youths do believe the pandemic will make their generation more resilient!
Don’t say no jobs ah. Don’t say ‘no training’. The future jobs are here for you and IMDA will train you. What are you waiting for? Go for it now.
A small city-state that depends on the free flow of trade to survive cannot afford protectionism.
Shell’s choice of Singapore confirms what Minister Chan Chun Sing said about Singapore being leaders in driving the development of the digital economy ecosystem.
With the S$8 billion packages, Singapore is now moving forward in stimulating economic growth.
The storm is calming but this national effort cannot let up.
Warren Buffett has dumped his entire stake in airlines. Of the pandemic’s blow to air travel, the successful investor said that there was no joy in managing those companies right now. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released its financial outlook for the global air transport industry in 2020. The bad news? Airlines are […]