Move to recruit Sporeans first a 'major signal' that firms should not go for easy option

Move to recruit Sporeans first a 'major signal' that firms should not go for easy option
The recent move requiring companies to prove they tried to hire Singaporeans first before turning to foreigners is a strong signal from the Government that firms should not settle for the "easy option", Speaker of Parliament Halimah Yacob said on Sunday.

"This is the first major signalling (by the Government)...that you must give priority to Singaporeans," said the veteran unionist Speaker of Parliament Halimah Yacob. "If you look at our history, from the time we became independent to now... we have not had such a signalling."


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