A Bangladeshi worker paid S$7,260 for his first job in Singapore in 2019.
Just as he neared debt clearance, tragedy struck in September last year, a fall from a step ladder left him severely injured.
As shared by TWC2, despite ongoing physiotherapy, he’s received only four months’ medical leave wages, rendering him incomeless.
The Employment Claims Tribunal of Singapore recently ordered a central kitchen operator, to pay over S$13,000 in unpaid salary and overtime wages to a cook.
As shared by TWC2, the employer allegedly asked the worker to sign blank pay slips, later altering them to suggest that the worker agreed to a S$2500 loan, a claim the worker disputes.
PM Lee lauded Singapore’s Tripartism at the recent NTUC National Delegate’s Conference, crediting PAP’s ‘pro-growth and pro-worker’ approach.
Yet, online discourse reveals divergent views—many voice ongoing struggles, questioning the reality of grappling with high living costs despite governmental assertions.
Kuala Lumpur’s construction site is under scrutiny following the tragic loss of a 27-year-old crane operator who lost consciousness and passed away on Thursday.
Despite a daring 20-meter ascent in a high-altitude rescue, firefighters found the young worker lifeless within the crane’s cabin area, amplifying the somber reality of the incident.
WP MP Jamus Lim highlights challenges faced by a resident who lost his job as a PMET to corporate downsizing.
In a recent Facebook post, the Worker’s Party MP for Seng Kang GRC advocated for a seamless transition from redundancy to reemployment through proactive measures, stressing the importance of aligning retraining programs with market demands for meaningful job placements.
Notably, after persistent advocacy by WP for redundancy insurance for years, PM Lee introduced a government initiative during NDR 2023, offering interim financial support to those facing retrenchment, emphasizing skill enhancement for long-term employment prospects.