Hi Gilbert I am a 51-year-old PME who just got retrenched from my hiring manager position. There are some things I would like to share here. As a [...]
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Dear Gilbert I refer to two articles posted on your website "insufficient employment protection for local commercial pilots" and "letter of appeal to Prime Minister's office for the job security of SIA pilots." From the two articles, most people would have an idea how rough and tedious a pilot career can be, in particularly in [...]
Dear Sir / Madam, I would like to bring up this matter to your attention. I was just employed by this company last month on the 10th of Nov 2014 as a Receptionist cum Admin Assistant under the accounts dept. As usual I will have to go through the procedure of 3-month probation period. I tried to learn as fast as I could on whatever [...]
My heart sank last month when I learnt in the news of the missing Singaporean pilot, Mr Lua Boon Huan, in Indonesia. I am immensely sympathetic to his family and am very worried about him, because I was once, like him, a young, ambitious Singaporean willing to fight his way to a career in the air. I was one of the few Singaporeans to have gone [...]
Dear Mr Teo Ser Luck, Good morning sir, I am sorry to disturb you at this hour. My name is Simon and I am one of your resident's in the Pungool Central Constituency. I am currently staying in XXXX and I wanted to meet you today at the weekly Meet The People's Session however, I came to my attention that its the 5th Monday of the month so [...]
Letter of Appeal Dear Sir, Over the past one year I have written numerous letters to you but this one that I am going to write is the one that weighs very heavily on my heart, and I do believe on the hearts of many of my Singaporean collegeous who have dutifully completed National Service and are still serving Reservist. I am a pilot with [...]
Lady PMET frustrated over owed salary to agency for failure to complete four months of contract work
Hi Gilbert, I stumbled upon your website while searching the Internet for answers to my problem. I hope you might be able to offer me some help here. I recently found a job as a Senior HR Administrator through an employment agency and had signed an agreement with them for the acceptance of the job offer. I subsequently signed the LOA with [...]
Hi Gilbert, Thanks for helping fellow Singaporeans struggling with employment issues. My name is Musa, a Singaporean from Tampines. I have recently left my ex-employer, as an Executive in an advertising firm after serving a 2 - month notice period as stated in my contract. As you can see from my subject title - it is about my [...]
This is a formal public retraction and apology letter issued by Mr Gilbert Ong to Eurohaus Pte Ltd as part of a settlement plan:-
Dear Gilbert I had a mental breakdown last year and was admitted to IMH. I was discharged from IMH in November last year. I lost my job as a senior engineer in a semiconductor company. After that I had been looking for a job. I got one job in ABC company but I only stayed for one week as I was uncomfortable with the [...]
Hi Mr Gilbert, I was employed in xxxxx as an Accounts Administration Manager on 10th Sep 2012. However, recently on 17th Sep 2014, I was terminated with one month of salary. The reason given was that the Board could not work with me. In Aug 2014, 2 staff were terminated from the school, stating cost cutting. They left [...]