I think Gilbert Goh is probably just trying to ride on the anti foreigners sentiments in Singapore to gain attention and to stoke emotions against the Government.
And you bet, I am sure glad this guy was not voted into Parliament.
Gilbert Goh – former NSP member who contested in Tampines GRC GE11 and founder of transition.sg, is organising a boycott of all local F&B outlets that hire more than 80% of foreigners.
I am just a layman, no expert in the field of employment or economics, but what a no-brainer call that is.
1) The Dependency Ratio Ceiling (DRC) for foreigner workers in the service sector is currently 50% (DRC for service sector will be reduced to 45% w.e.f July 1 2012)
Gilbert Goh is well aware of the DRC as he mentioned in his blog:
“I know that there are many more outlets out there with some even hiring 100% foreigners and one suspects that many of the foreigners working there are permanent residents as the service sector can only hire 50% work permit holders in it’s workforce.”
First, Gilbert Goh ”suspects’ that many businesses beat the DRC by employing PRs.
Even IF Gilbert is right…
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