Unfair firing and hiring practices under scrutiny during Singapore’s worst recession
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Unfair firing and hiring practices under scrutiny during Singapore’s worst recession(Updated: )
As Singapore stares down its worst economic performance on record, Lin Suling speaks to NTUC Assistant Secretary-General Patrick Tay and Managing Director of the Economic Development Board Chng Kai Fong to find out how Singapore can remain competitive in attracting investments and what it means to preserve a “Singapore core” in these tough times. They also discuss the prospects of rising unemployment and what’s behind calls to take tougher action against firms for suspected discriminatory retrenchment practices.