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No way.It is very strict in singapore.
So what's the recourse for a candidate who wasn't offered the job because they answered one of these questions "wrong" or declined to answer?
As per the previous comment by DL, there is no liability under the Employment Act. You can check it out at:
"The contract is in effect when the new recruit turns up for work on the appointed starting date.
If the recruit fails to turn up:
The Employment Act does not apply, as the employer-employee relationship did not start
The employer cannot claim notice pay or any compensation under the Act
Any claims for compensation by the employer will have to be a civil claim through a lawyer"
However, the company might file a Civil Claim, though that seems to be unlikely.
What is the employee liability if he sign a service of contract but fail to turn out on first day of work. What can be a reasonable panalty . Please advise
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