Workplace discrimination: Most complaints dealt with came from whistle-blowers

Half of all cases MOM handled from 2014 to 2018 were linked to nationality, 25% to age or gender

ST ILLUSTRATION: CEL GULAPA

Most of the 2,000 cases of discrimination in the workplace handled by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) between 2014 and 2018 stemmed from whistle-blowing incidents.

About 50 per cent of the cases were linked to nationality, while 25 per cent were related to age or gender.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 30, 2020, with the headline 'Most complaints dealt with came from whistle-blowers'. Subscribe