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Singapore Government To Implement Harsher Penalties Against Sleeping Security Guards

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Loh Teck Yong, Jan 4, 2019.

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Do You Think Security Guards Should Go To Prison Just For Sleeping On The Job?

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  2. No! The punishment should fit the crime.

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  1. Loh Teck Yong

    Loh Teck Yong New Member

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    With effect from 1st January 2019, security guards in Singapore who display errant behaviour while on the job can face a fine of not more than S$2000 and/or a jail sentence of not more than 3 months.

    Errant behaviour here includes dozing off, using abusive language and going missing from one's deployment point without a valid reason.

    The government went ahead and implemented the new regulations despite the fact that full-time guards in Singapore work 72 hours per week. And some agencies have been known to make their employees work 24-hour shifts.

    https://www.theonlinecitizen.com/20...tions-unnecessarily-harsh-on-security-guards/
     

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