Tag: PMET

SDP pushes for reform of immigration policy: Hire S’poreans first, retrench S’poreans last

Singapore – The Singapore Democratic Party is pushing for changes on the immigration policy saying that the country “allows too many foreign workers into Singapore to displace local PMETs (professionals, managers, executives, and technicians).” Via a press release on June 8 (Saturday), the SDP proposed...

Singaporeans upset over rising retrenchment rates with concurrent influx of foreign professionals

After Singapore’s labour market saw saw higher unemployment and more retrenchments in the second quarter of 2018, Singaporeans attribute much of it to the influx of foreigners – specifically, to Indian Professionals, Managers, Executives and Technicians (PMET). As of June, the Ministry of Manpower (MOM)...

Retrenched PMET moved to tears after taxi driver who has been in the same situation refuses to accept payment

Facebook user, Paul Chua, has shared a moving story where he was touched by the kindness and generosity of a taxi driver in a moment of need that has permanently impacted his outlook on life. Chua had been freshly retrenched from his job as a...