according to the straits times yesterday…
No bonus for civil servantsPRINCIPLE STILL HOLDS
‘We still maintain the principle that pay in civil service should be market-competitive.
It has served us well so far. We’ve been able to attract, retain and have a good civil service. (tats the case why is there a need for MDES?) So it is a principle we will follow.
Once the economic situation stabilises, we will return to examine the benchmarks and see what can be done.’
DPM Teo Chee Hean, who is also minister-in-charge of the civil service
APART from their regular 13th month wage supplement, civil servants will not be receiving any other bonus next month.
Read the full story in Friday’s edition of The Straits Times.
indeed a breaking news..