Moonlighting in Singapore’s civil service unveils a stark inequality – low-level officers face penalties for minor income supplements while high-ranking officials can hold lucrative side jobs. This double standard, undermining transparency and fairness, not only exacerbates income disparity, but also damages morale within the civil service. To rectify this, clearer guidelines should be established for all civil servants, regardless of rank, on what constitutes a conflict of interest.
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.
The Singapore Police Force apprehended two Indonesian men for illegally entering the country by sea.
The incident unfolded late Sunday when the Police Coast Guard detected a fast-moving craft heading towards the shoreline of Tanah Merah Coast Road. The suspects, aged 36 and 33, were found without valid travel documents.
Minister Masagos Zulkifli on Monday disclosed more about ComLink+’s enhancements, targeting added financial aid tied to stable employment for lower-income families in rental flats with children.
This enhancement bolsters the ongoing ComLink scheme, benefiting around 14,000 families facing comparable challenges.
The pioneering “glow-in-the-dark” road markings, introduced by the Malaysian Public Works Department in Selangor, signify a groundbreaking safety innovation.
Despite acknowledging its benefits, the Work Ministry scrutinizes its efficacy and grapples with the project’s high implementation expenses for comprehensive evaluation.