Consumers willing to pay more if workers get better wages

Singaporean consumers will be willing to fork out more, but this must come with better service and firms showing they are really paying workers better, say experts.
Singaporean consumers will be willing to fork out more, but this must come with better service and firms showing they are really paying workers better, say experts.ST PHOTO: JASON QUAH

SINGAPORE - Raising the wages of workers in more sectors and occupations will help uplift their livelihoods, but costs of services will likely increase as the burden is shared.

Singaporeans will be willing to fork out that bit more, experts said. But this must come with better service and firms showing they are really paying workers better.

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