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No clear evidence irresponsible retrenchments on the rise: Lim Swee Say
[SINGAPORE] There is no clear evidence that irresponsible retrenchments are on the rise, even as retrenchments are on the rise, said Manpower Minister Lim Swee Say in Parliament on Monday.
In the first nine months of this year, the Manpower Ministry (MOM) handled 14 appeals from employees who felt they were unfairly retrenched or denied retrenchment compensations, out of a total of 94 retrenchment-related cases. Last year, the ministry handled 15 appeals out of 63 cases.
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