Laws to tackle workplace discrimination in Singapore cannot be too rigid: Experts

Efforts to tackle various types of workplace discrimination in Singapore have been stepped up over the years. ST PHOTO: NG SOR LUAN
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SINGAPORE - Laws to tackle workplace discrimination can better protect Singaporeans against errant employers who do not consider them fairly for job opportunities.

Yet legislation cannot be too rigid, labour observers told The Straits Times. If it is, there may be unintended consequences like deterring firms from setting up shop here and creating good jobs for locals.

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