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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 11 Jun 2011 11:17 am

prashanna,

You are 100% correct. It doesn't make you feel any better, that's for sure. But, if one thinks about it, they didn't have to allow you to come here and work in the first place either. So, like all oldtimers like myself, alreadly know, you don't live high of'n the hog (live the hi-life) and spend like there's no tomorrow or you found the goose that laid the golden egg. Singapore's first priority has to be to it's citizens. They lost sight of that during the past 10 years or so and this election they paid the price for their oversight. Now they are correcting that problem.

Most expats realize that they are normally brought here to fill gaps, not to become permanent employees.

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Postby thismyvoice » Tue, 21 Jun 2011 12:31 am

bapobear, many things changed after the election. Before the election, SG's government was fanatical about growth and GDP. They have been rudely awakened from their slumber.

You are right to say that they have made a mistake in allowing you to work here. But hey, at least they realized their mistake and is taking steps to address the problem. Do remember that SG do not owe you a living.

As for MOM's ability to judge, I suspect they do have a standard but complex set of criteria for applicants. Unfortunately, you do not meet their criteria. Based on your posting of having basic salary of more than $2000, I doubt they spend too much time debating the merits of your case.

Anyway, good luck.

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Postby putnam » Tue, 21 Jun 2011 10:56 pm

MOM to warn 'discriminatory' hiring agency

http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/ ... 81/1/.html

It's a good thing to hear about.

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Postby revhappy » Thu, 23 Jun 2011 10:34 am

putnam wrote:MOM to warn 'discriminatory' hiring agency

http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/ ... 81/1/.html

It's a good thing to hear about.


The interesting point is in the end of the article:

We will also aim to keep overall numbers down at one-third of overall work force


Does anybody know where the ratio currently stands at? That should give people an idea of how many foreigners will lose their jobs and the cascading effect of rentals and HDB resale prices due to reduced number of new PRs.

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Postby moonbeam25 » Thu, 23 Jun 2011 8:04 pm

Hi! I'd like to take advantage of the knowledge in this thread. Well here goes, I'm a medical technologist and I think that's like a needed line in Singapore. I previously worked in company A with an E pass and applied to company B. Now, my E pass application was rejected and the reason they gave was that the documents we sent was not clear so my employer re-applied however it was rejected again and the reason given was that the information passed was incomplete. My employer insisted on just submitting my tor and diploma since she said they should have a record of my credentials. So appeal we go, she submitted my license (from another country) but she didn't want to submitted my training certificates nor my work certificates (to prove I have been a working professional for more than 11 years).

So now I am waiting for the result for almost a month now. Just wanted to know what you guys think about my case? Well I know that there are changes in the policies and I'm totally willing to comply.

Thanks in advance....

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Postby calvink » Thu, 23 Jun 2011 9:42 pm

I am wondering what would be the consequences like if an employee were to report the company of falsely declared income level in order to hasten the work pass application status.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 23 Jun 2011 10:07 pm

The employer would get raked over the coals and the snitch would probably be rejected and would be blackballed as a troublemaker as well.


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