Finally something is done about the wages for those on the lower end. Living in Singapore and seeing how large the income gap can be is kind of sad as it hits you how the elderly struggles to survive day to day.
It is so common for the cleaners that you see at the coffee shop to be above 50 years old. People whom should be enojying their retirement but can't due to the rising living cost.
I still recall how a meal can be covered with 50 cents 20 years ago. Today it would cost you $5 or 10 times the amount to be able to have decent meal.
Cleaners in Singapore stand to receive better wages from next year and an annual bonus from 2020, based on recommendations made by the Tripartite Cluster for Cleaners (TCC) which have been accepted by the government.