Some workers laid off by RWS find new jobs, help available for others

A week after RWS laid off about 2,000 employees on July 15, some have already landed on their feet. PHOTO: ST FILE
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When Mr Desmond Toh, 42, was laid off from his restaurant job at Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) in last week's mass retrenchment exercise, he had reason to be worried.

As the sole breadwinner in a family of seven, with ageing parents and three school-going children, Mr Toh was calculating how long his savings would last.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 24, 2020, with the headline Some workers laid off by RWS find new jobs, help available for others. Subscribe