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Do more to tackle racism in the workplace

The workplace can be one area in which more targeted action can be taken. ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG
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Stories of how minorities in Singapore have to grapple with discrimination in their daily life have been shared more widely recently, following a recent rash of racially charged incidents that have opened up a national conversation on race.

On social media platforms, such as @minorityvoices on Instagram, anecdotes of casually racist or discriminatory incidents that have occurred in the workplace are rife - someone recalls hearing their colleague use racial slurs after speaking to Indian customers, while others spoke of how minorities faced prejudice when looking for jobs.

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