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Employment Pass criteria tightened to favour S'porean Core

Published Fri, Apr 8, 2016 · 09:50 PM
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ASSESSMENTS of applications for Employment Pass will soon be expanded to take in three "company-related" factors, including the strength of the Singaporean Core in the company applying for the pass, Manpower Minister Lim Swee Say said on Friday.

Speaking in Parliament during the Budget debate on the expenditure plans for the Ministry of Manpower (MOM), he said that the majority of companies in any given industry have a healthy Singaporean Core, but that there are "outliers" weaker than the industry norm in this area.

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