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Employment Pass Cancellation Problem from Employer

Postby singaporetech » Wed, 25 Apr 2012 11:54 am

Hi, I am facing problem from my employer, After serving 1 month notice period and serving the resignation properly, my employer still holding my EP and not doing cancellation. After sending several reminder through phone and email, they are keep giving me false promise and not doing my ep cancellation.

It seems like they want to hold my EP so that I can not get another EP from different employer.

I've another Job offer in my hand from different company in Singapore.

I don't know what to do, please provide me some suggestion.

Looking for the advise.

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Postby the lynx » Wed, 25 Apr 2012 12:15 pm

Go to MOM and report. They will be more than happy to hear about your ex-employer. Make sure you have all the documents ready like written confirmation of your resignation, notice, etc with the dates on them.

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Postby singaporetech » Wed, 25 Apr 2012 1:06 pm

Even they are holding my last month Salary till now, not ready to pay.
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Postby the lynx » Wed, 25 Apr 2012 1:35 pm

Interesting. Is there any story behind this? What happened with your ex-employer that they behave like that?

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Postby singaporetech » Wed, 25 Apr 2012 1:43 pm

I am looking, Is there any way to get rid from previous employer and cancel My EP.
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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 25 Apr 2012 2:04 pm

Maybe they haven't gotten the tax clearance from IRAS yet? How long was your notice? How long have you worked for the employer? Or, if all has been done and you have been cleared by IRAS OR earned less than 22K last year and this year, then you need to go down to MOM and cancel it personally. They don't like to do it, but they can if you are straight with them.

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Postby ecureilx » Wed, 25 Apr 2012 2:10 pm

And for resignation / notice - did you get acknowledgement notice from the employer ?

If not, you can go to MOM, well, and explain the situation, and MOM most likely will ask you to send an official letter to the employer, and then wait another month, that is their general advice .. so it covers your obligation of serving out the notice period .. before MOM considers cancellation of your pass. That's what they used to do years ago - not sure what they do now.

Been there, done that.

if your resignation was via email, verbal or no proof .. no go .. sorry ..

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Postby singaporetech » Wed, 25 Apr 2012 4:45 pm

They got the tax clearance and I've already submitted my TAX Online. Notice Period 45 day's as per my appointment letter. I worked for last 1 years. this is my second year. my salary is 3500/- per month which is more than 22K per annum.

March salary they didn't pay full.

sundaymorningstaple wrote:Maybe they haven't gotten the tax clearance from IRAS yet? How long was your notice? How long have you worked for the employer? Or, if all has been done and you have been cleared by IRAS OR earned less than 22K last year and this year, then you need to go down to MOM and cancel it personally. They don't like to do it, but they can if you are straight with them.
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Postby singaporetech » Wed, 25 Apr 2012 4:47 pm

No, they didn't send me any acknowledgement for that, I send my resignation though email and I mentioned in that, "because you are not paying salary on time and there will be delay all the time, I can not work without salary". I don't think they have good intention to pay salary.

ecureilx wrote:And for resignation / notice - did you get acknowledgement notice from the employer ?

If not, you can go to MOM, well, and explain the situation, and MOM most likely will ask you to send an official letter to the employer, and then wait another month, that is their general advice .. so it covers your obligation of serving out the notice period .. before MOM considers cancellation of your pass. That's what they used to do years ago - not sure what they do now.

Been there, done that.

if your resignation was via email, verbal or no proof .. no go .. sorry ..
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Postby ecureilx » Wed, 25 Apr 2012 5:04 pm

singaporetech wrote:No, they didn't send me any acknowledgement for that, I send my resignation though email and I mentioned in that, "because you are not paying salary on time and there will be delay all the time, I can not work without salary". I don't think they have good intention to pay salary.


I see .. So how do you know they even got the notice ?? :)

And the onus is on you to have served notice, not stuck a notice in a public place or emailed and assumed it works that way.

You sound intelligent, but .. well .. there is something called Due process ..

As for your employers intentions, if you said so, do I have to doubt their intent not to release you without a fight ? and what gives, in your opinion, that burnt bridges will not affect your next pass ?

as for tax, well, your tax for 2011 is not computed, so they have every right to hold it until You pay it and clear it !

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Postby Mad Scientist » Wed, 25 Apr 2012 6:11 pm

OP

Here is food for thought.

When you applied for the job , you came for the interview, yes ?
You presented yourself well and make sure your future employer employs you. You are at your best behaviour, yes ?

Why don't you the same when you intend to resign from the job.?
You come in peace and you leave in peace.
Why make a major drama out of it ?
If you sent it by e-mail, to me, it is rather a rude and thankless way .
Whether they pay your last pay or not, leave in a good manner. Send the letter personally and get it acknowledge receipt and there will be less drama.
Methinks , you found a better job and did not resign properly and maybe just maybe, your ex-employer found out and do the sh*t on you for doing a runner. Plausible?
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Postby singaporetech » Fri, 27 Apr 2012 1:45 pm

Thanks for your advise, I think you are right, I've to think about my own work ethics, if some one is not following, It doesn't mean that I don't have to follow them.

I'm going to do whatever to said.

It's better always to leave in a good manner.


Mad Scientist wrote:OP

Here is food for thought.

When you applied for the job , you came for the interview, yes ?
You presented yourself well and make sure your future employer employs you. You are at your best behaviour, yes ?

Why don't you the same when you intend to resign from the job.?
You come in peace and you leave in peace.
Why make a major drama out of it ?
If you sent it by e-mail, to me, it is rather a rude and thankless way .
Whether they pay your last pay or not, leave in a good manner. Send the letter personally and get it acknowledge receipt and there will be less drama.
Methinks , you found a better job and did not resign properly and maybe just maybe, your ex-employer found out and do the sh*t on you for doing a runner. Plausible?
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Postby ecureilx » Fri, 27 Apr 2012 1:57 pm

singaporetech wrote:Thanks for your advise, I think you are right, I've to think about my own work ethics, if some one is not following, It doesn't mean that I don't have to follow them.

I'm going to do whatever to said.

It's better always to leave in a good manner.


Well said .. :)

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Re: Employment Pass Cancellation Problem from Employer

Postby confusedasalways » Tue, 10 Feb 2015 1:01 pm

sorry, but what if i have no other way to contact my bosses except through email? i was hired by the manager and i only work at the branches, while the bosses work at their own office, somewhere i dont really know. i dont want to resign through my manager, because she is such a pain. she won't let me do it.

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Re: Employment Pass Cancellation Problem from Employer

Postby ecureilx » Tue, 10 Feb 2015 2:34 pm

confusedasalways wrote:sorry, but what if i have no other way to contact my bosses except through email? i was hired by the manager and i only work at the branches, while the bosses work at their own office, somewhere i dont really know. i dont want to resign through my manager, because she is such a pain. she won't let me do it.

???

Do you work in Singapore without knowing who you work for ?


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