‘Pinoy Cuisine’ owners fined for falsely declaring information to MOM
Posted by temasektimes on May 30, 2012
Two owners of a restaurant ‘Pinoy Cuisine’ Singaporean Tan Jackson @ Muhammad Rafiq Tan Abdullah, 44, and permanent resident Canares Lualhati Sikat, 31 specializing in Filipino food have been fined S$5,000 each for declaring false information to the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) in a work pass application.
They were found guilty of declaring to MOM the monthly basic salary of an employment pass holder as S$2,500 when they are only paying S$1,600.
Both also pleaded guilty to employing a foreigner without a valid work permit.
Between January and April this year, the MOM prosecuted 18 employers for illegal employment or deployment offences. and a total of 14 employers were prosecuted for false declaration offences.