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Cost of security set to rise ahead of new wage rules for security guards

Posted on: Friday October 31, 2014

NEW rules that mandate higher salaries for security guards may kick in only in two years’ time, but condo dwellers should be prepared to pay more to their security firms as soon as the contract is renewed. That is because some firms are already paying their staff higher wages because of a labour crunch. Others …

Security guard scheme yet to draw more retirees, housewives

Posted on: Monday July 15, 2013

Retirees and housewives are spurning a government scheme to woo them to work as security guards. Launched a year ago, the programme that targets the two groups to ease manpower shortage in the security sector has not taken off, revealed the Singapore Police Force and Workforce Development Agency (WDA). It is a sharp contrast to …

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