Suggestion on increasing Work Passes met with caution from Manpower Minister

MP for Chua Chu Kang, Mr Don Wee proposed increasing work passes for certain night-shift roles, allowing workers to return to Johor Bahru and Batam by day.

Manpower Minister Dr Tan See Leng cautioned against over-reliance on foreign workers, emphasizing challenges in regulation, but pointed to the M-SEP scheme for businesses needing temporary foreign manpower.