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Ian

Employment lawyer

Post by Ian » Fri, 09 Jul 2004 11:49 am

For some reason, the new President of my company who is based in HK decided that we no longer pay ex-pat packages and withdrew my allowance of S$3.5K per month without even informing me.

I believe that this is in breech of my contract with the company but since he won't even discuss it I have no option but to seek legal advice.

Can anybody recommend a good lawyer with expertise in this area (and preferrably use to working with ex-pats)?

Thanks in advance.

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Post by eugene.chan » Fri, 05 Jun 2009 3:54 pm

Hi Ian,

I have the same problem, our company implemented pay cut 20% without getting our agreement and top management in Singapore not affected.. what happen to Singapore employment right??

Company just do what they want..... and take the economy down turn for granted.

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Re: Employment lawyer

Post by jpatokal » Sat, 06 Jun 2009 1:32 pm

Ian wrote:For some reason, the new President of my company who is based in HK decided that we no longer pay ex-pat packages and withdrew my allowance of S$3.5K per month without even informing me.

I believe that this is in breech of my contract with the company but since he won't even discuss it I have no option but to seek legal advice.
Have you exhausted all other avenues? Are you willing to quit/get fired over this? Suing your own company will permanently put you on their shit list, and you can expect to get kicked out on the flimsiest excuse.

If I were you, I'd meet up with my manager and tell me him that, unless your salary is restored ASAP, you're going to quit. If they restore it, perfect; if they don't, then quit and sue them to recover the money not paid.
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Post by Strong Eagle » Sat, 06 Jun 2009 1:46 pm

:o Uh.. JP... the OP is from July 2004.

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Post by jpatokal » Mon, 08 Jun 2009 3:59 pm

Strong Eagle wrote::o Uh.. JP... the OP is from July 2004.
:oops:

Well, most of that still applies to our 2009 follow-upper... 8-[
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