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Getting a memo at work

Postby sunflower.8 » Mon, 10 Oct 2016 9:30 pm

Hi All, I need your advice.

What does getting a memo from your boss means?
Does getting a memo means like a warning letter, that you boss issue to you that he/she can use to terminate you any time without paying you?

Kindly explain if there is such legal laws in Singapore.

Please advice if there is any organization in Singapore that can help employees who gets verbal abuse from your superiors.
What are the actions needed to be taken?

Thank you for your advice.

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Re: Getting a memo at work

Postby taxico » Mon, 10 Oct 2016 10:20 pm

sunflower.8 wrote:Hi All, I need your advice.

What does getting a memo from your boss means?
Does getting a memo means like a warning letter, that you boss issue to you that he/she can use to terminate you any time without paying you?

Kindly explain if there is such legal laws in Singapore.

Please advice if there is any organization in Singapore that can help employees who gets verbal abuse from your superiors.
What are the actions needed to be taken?

Thank you for your advice.


what does your contract and employee handbook say?

you can complain to MOM.
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Re: Getting a memo at work

Postby Strong Eagle » Mon, 10 Oct 2016 10:51 pm

What does the memo say?

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Re: Getting a memo at work

Postby sunflower.8 » Mon, 10 Oct 2016 11:11 pm

Idk my boss hasn't gave me yet. But he said he will give me the memo. I m more worried on the part where he said that with the memo he can terminate me and not pay me.

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Re: Getting a memo at work

Postby sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 10 Oct 2016 11:37 pm

What have you done to incur his wrath?

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Re: Getting a memo at work

Postby sunflower.8 » Wed, 12 Oct 2016 8:55 pm

I sent a client a wrong e-mail giving the client the wrong pricing by accident. It was my first mistake. And I was under pressure atm because he keeps shouting and cussing.

Do you if I could make a complain regarding verbal abuse in SG?

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Re: RE: Re: Getting a memo at work

Postby ecureilx » Wed, 12 Oct 2016 9:04 pm

sunflower.8 wrote:I sent a client a wrong e-mail giving the client the wrong pricing by accident. It was my first mistake. And I was under pressure atm because he keeps shouting and cussing.


Does your JD says must work under pressure ? ;)

Take the memo and don't repeat the mistake.

Depending on the boss, challenging may add another memo -> insubordination

Do you if I could make a complain regarding verbal abuse in SG?


No.

And you expect your boss to keep you after complaining?

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Re: Getting a memo at work

Postby PNGMK » Wed, 12 Oct 2016 10:40 pm

No. The only thing you can actually act on in Singapore is physical or sexual abuse in most cases. Note that however if you're a woman and the abuse includes offensive terms (curse words that are sexual) you could push the 'outrage of modesty' button but you'll lose your job even if your boss is cautioned by the cops.
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Re: Getting a memo at work

Postby TinkGirlcc » Sat, 21 Jan 2017 6:01 pm

What does the memo actually say?

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Re: Getting a memo at work

Postby aloha168888 » Sun, 22 Jan 2017 12:09 am

it is an "unofficial" warning.


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