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Re: Employment Pass Renewals - 2018

Post by Wd40 » Wed, 29 Aug 2018 3:08 pm

Yeah, it is a bit like the govt is nudging employers to consider alternatives rather than go with the easy way of employing foreigners. This makes sense, if foreigners are very easy to hire, then local talent will never get developed, why would employers want to hire Freshers and spend money and train them. But there is a fine line, when employers may decide it is not worth it and take their business out of Singapore. So I think the gahmen knows this fine line and they see scope for pushing wages up further.

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Re: Employment Pass Renewals - 2018

Post by bgd » Wed, 29 Aug 2018 5:03 pm

Wd40 wrote:...there is a fine line, when employers may decide it is not worth it and take their business out of Singapore.
Exactly. I know of a 400 man project that was targeted for Sg but went to KL due to the uncertainty of labour laws at the time (this was probably 5 years ago). Regardless of the mix of local/ foreign workers, this was 400 jobs lost to Sg for good.

Just one example.

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Re: Employment Pass Renewals - 2018

Post by princessb » Wed, 19 Sep 2018 2:32 pm

I agree with you on this. The self assessment tool had been through but when comes to approval it is quiet difficult as my company just got rejected, his pay is S$9K.

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Re: Employment Pass Renewals - 2018

Post by arjumallika » Thu, 01 Nov 2018 10:28 pm

Actually the tool just showed the institution that i completed my diploma in as non existent.
This was not an issue till now .
I also have a masters and earn 15k . But the assessment tool says not eligible for spass or epass.

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Re: Employment Pass Renewals - 2018

Post by expatcow » Thu, 15 Nov 2018 12:55 pm

Hi! My IPA says my spass is renewed for another 36 months and today I received my new IC, I tried to scan it on SGWorkpass App and found out that my IC expiration is on 2020. Should I call MoM to clarify if my pass is really renewed for another 36mos?

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Re: Employment Pass Renewals - 2018

Post by singaporeflyer » Thu, 15 Nov 2018 1:44 pm

expatcow wrote:Hi! My IPA says my spass is renewed for another 36 months and today I received my new IC, I tried to scan it on SGWorkpass App and found out that my IC expiration is on 2020. Should I call MoM to clarify if my pass is really renewed for another 36mos?

IPA might be for 36 months. But at the time of pass issuance, employer can choose to select a shorter duration for issuing the pass. please check with your employer first before you speak to MOM

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Re: Employment Pass Renewals - 2018

Post by Nls » Fri, 16 Nov 2018 8:54 am

hi!
My Ep got rejected when applied for renewal on Oct 2018. I earn 5400 as a manufacturing engineer in oil and gas industry.
what are the chances for me to epass if appealed?
will dependent pass affected if my pass change from epass to spass?

Tia

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Re: Employment Pass Renewals - 2018

Post by jamie9vardy » Fri, 16 Nov 2018 9:10 am

Nls wrote:hi!
My Ep got rejected when applied for renewal on Oct 2018. I earn 5400 as a manufacturing engineer in oil and gas industry.
what are the chances for me to epass if appealed?
will dependent pass affected if my pass change from epass to spass?

Tia
Based on today’s standard, $5,400 won’t qualify you for DP application. You need to earn at least $6,000.

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Re: Employment Pass Renewals - 2018

Post by Nls » Fri, 16 Nov 2018 1:36 pm

Do u mean even Dp renewal is not possible?

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Re: Employment Pass Renewals - 2018

Post by Nls » Fri, 16 Nov 2018 1:37 pm

Do u mean even Dp renewal is not possible?

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Re: Employment Pass Renewals - 2018

Post by expatcow » Fri, 16 Nov 2018 5:29 pm

@singaporeflyer i see. Thank you! But is it possible that my pass is valid for 25mos? Im just confused cause my pass was issued 09Nov2018 but will expire on 31Dec2018

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Re: Employment Pass Renewals - 2018

Post by singaporeflyer » Fri, 16 Nov 2018 6:00 pm

expatcow wrote:@singaporeflyer i see. Thank you! But is it possible that my pass is valid for 25mos? Im just confused cause my pass was issued 09Nov2018 but will expire on 31Dec2018
First ASK your EMPLOYER instead of asking here.

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Re: Employment Pass Renewals - 2018

Post by expatcow » Fri, 16 Nov 2018 6:13 pm

Already asked my employer but also dunno since its their first time having spass in the company. Not sure if i can call mom directly or they need to call mom first

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Re: Employment Pass Renewals - 2018

Post by singaporeflyer » Fri, 16 Nov 2018 6:20 pm

expatcow wrote:Already asked my employer but also dunno since its their first time having spass in the company. Not sure if i can call mom directly or they need to call mom first
Check the pass issue letter.It will have all details.

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Re: Employment Pass Renewals - 2018

Post by Nls » Fri, 16 Nov 2018 11:21 pm

jamie9vardy wrote:
Nls wrote:hi!
My Ep got rejected when applied for renewal on Oct 2018. I earn 5400 as a manufacturing engineer in oil and gas industry.
what are the chances for me to epass if appealed?
will dependent pass affected if my pass change from epass to spass?

Tia
Based on today’s standard, $5,400 won’t qualify you for DP application. You need to earn at least $6,000.
Do u mean even DP renewal is difficult?

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