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Increased minimum salary for Employment Passes

Post by subconwretch » Thu, 27 Aug 2020 7:57 pm

https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/ ... ven-higher

I wonder what insight people here have on this..
It is perhaps the biggest hike so far.

EP minimum salaries have long been touted as an indirect way of setting the "minimum wage" in Singapore. The latest numbers ($4,500 for a fresh graduate) seem significantly higher above what most local university fresh graduates are able to command.

I wonder how the average person on the street (or, worse, a Hwz or Trs commenter) would interpret this- as the general sentiment has long moved on from "foreigners are hired because they are cheaper" to "hiring own kind". (i guess the recent commotion has a lot to do with the higher financial sector salary criteria too)

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Re: Increased minimum salary for Employment Passes

Post by sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 27 Aug 2020 8:46 pm

Let's try to keep in all in a single thread.......

viewtopic.php?t=136837

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