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Friday March 24th 2017

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Pro-government critic’s rant on unemployment and foreign worker policy

Pro-government critic’s rant on unemployment and foreign worker policy

I enjoyed reading your website as it is informative and also know about a lot of things that are happening in Singapore as media is super fast nowadays. But there are couple of things that [...]

Flyer distributor cheated of $20 pay for 1000-flyer distribution

Flyer distributor cheated of $20 pay for 1000-flyer distribution

After completion of the job, I was accused that I did not do my job at all and that none of the units out of the blocks assigned was given any flyers. After that, he demanded me to return all the [...]

Lady PMET unfairly terminated due to a job application elsewhere

Lady PMET unfairly terminated due to a job application elsewhere

Hi Mr Gilbert, I need a piece of advice from you. My General Manager was being informed by her hotel friend about me submitting my resume for a job application (I was not called up for [...]

Needy family receives eviction notice from HDB owing 3 months’ rent of $170.00

Needy family receives eviction notice from HDB owing 3 months’ rent of $170.00

Dear Mr Gilbert Goh, A very good day to you, I am Zaza. We are a family of 7 – my husband, myself and our 5 children. One of my children is under your sponsor-a-kid scheme which is ending [...]

American with local wife dismayed at low salaries of test engineer while relocating

American with local wife dismayed at low salaries of test engineer while relocating

by breakfastforthebestfood I've worked for a defense contractor in the greater Boston area as a test engineer (electronic assemblies, digital/RF) for a little over 5 years. My wife is a Singapore [...]

Resigned PMET made to pay salary in lieu, commission to recruitor and others

Resigned PMET made to pay salary in lieu, commission to recruitor and others

Hi Mr. Gilbert, My case is this: I gave notice wanting to resign immediately from my company which I have just joined and was willing to pay the one month in lieu compensation to the company [...]

Jobless PhD science graduate receives no interview after sending out 80 applications

Jobless PhD science graduate receives no interview after sending out 80 applications

Dear Gilbert, I was happy to come across your website. It is nice for someone in need to have an outlet to release their pent up frustration trying to get a job in bad times. I graduated with [...]

Government enforcement officer resigns due to medical reason and switching career

Government enforcement officer resigns due to medical reason and switching career

Dear Gilbert I stumbled upon your website and I am pleased to know about your efforts in helping the unemployed. I have been working for 6 years in the Government Sector. I have to resign due [...]

Local PMET unhappy with $5500 offered to Indian service delivery manager

Local PMET unhappy with $5500 offered to Indian service delivery manager

Gilbert, I was reading your website about how a Indian national was offered $5500 for being a service manager. I am extremely angry that such things are allowed to take place at the detriment [...]

Filipino earning $170,000/annum in oil & gas industry rejected for PR application

Filipino earning $170,000/annum in oil & gas industry rejected for PR application

by Absquatulate9899 » Sat, 05 Nov 2016 7:00 pm Greetings, for some background information, my family applied for PR earlier this year which includes my son (18) and my daughter (16) with me being [...]

SIM graduate jobless for 6 months but recently found work in the banking sector

SIM graduate jobless for 6 months but recently found work in the banking sector

Hi Gilbert, I am a recent graduate from SIM University. Ever since, my last exam paper ended in May I have been actively looking for job and sending out many resumes to the banking and [...]

Indian national offers $5500/month as service delivery manager and checking on relocation procedures

Indian national offers $5500/month as service delivery manager and checking on relocation procedures

by shaunikwadhawan » Wed, 04 Jan 2017 8:56 pm Hello FM's. Happy New Year 2017 !! I have been offered a role of service delivery manager in Singapore through a recruiting agency. They are [...]

Crane operator at V3 Construction serves one month’s notice but not paid full salary of $5000

Crane operator at V3 Construction serves one month’s notice but not paid full salary of $5000

Dear Mr Gilbert, I am at my wit's end and I hope writing to you and sharing my story will help provide my hubby some hope to fight for his right as an employee. Previously, my husband has [...]

Millennial unhappy with our pro-foreigner economy that benefits not the locals

Millennial unhappy with our pro-foreigner economy that benefits not the locals

Dear Gilbert I went to check my CPF statements today to see how much interest I have accrued for the past year and I realised that after 2.5 years of working, I have around $30k in my CPF OA and [...]

Victim lost $13000 in Cuffz Holdings scam investment

Victim lost $13000 in Cuffz Holdings scam investment

Hi, I am one of the victim of the said company scammed target and I lost $13k SGD. I saw your post online gathering victims. I understand the police's stand of classifying the matter under [...]

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