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Tag: foreign worker levy PAP and Opposition MPs raise concerns over foreign worker levy

Written by Ng E-Jay 03 March 2010 PAP MPs raised concerns over proposed increases to foreign worker levies during the budget debate on Monday in Parliament. They held the view that businesses would be unduly affected in the short run. Jessica Tan, an MP for East Coast GRC, said that some business leaders are worried that the increased levy could

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Tag: foreign worker levy Raising the foreign worker levy is a blunt move

This article was originally written for The Online Citizen How will raising the foreign worker levy improve the lot of locals who are faced with stagnant wages and rising costs? By Ng E-Jay The Economic Strategies Committee (ESC) has suggested raising the foreign worker levy to discourage businesses from importing too many low-skilled foreign workers and motivate them to invest

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