Importance Of Quotas

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The world is constantly developing, however many countries still face turmoil. There is a disparity amongst countries where some are significantly more developed than others. The most sensible idea is to live in those countries that have a higher chance of success, although many issues arise once a single nation becomes crowded with immigrants all sharing the same goal. The answer people have found to mitigate the overflow of migrants is to use quotas. A quota in this case is a certain limit of migrants entering the country dictated by the government. These quotas are imposed by nations and are designed to what the government best sees fit. The idea of these quotas are controversial and conflict arises in whether or not we should accept all …show more content…
The first example is Singapore with the Fair Consideration Framework (FCF). The Prime Minister feared that the "antiforeigner" sentiment would hurt Singapore 's global reputation. Wee Heng See agrees with the Prime Minister 's decision and wrote a blog detailing the positive aspect of the Fair Consideration Framework. The law is associated with Singapore 's economic issues and Heng See has expertise in the field as a social media and digital marketer. He graduated from the National University of Singapore which is very prestigious in the nation. However, he is still at the starting point of his career at a young age and lacks experience with any reputable status. Heng See although has the ability to see as while just starting his career more than likely experienced the scarcity of fair job opportunities. It is also likely that he has a vested interested in order to receive more success for his career and a bias is present as he is partnered with the government and directly works for the …show more content…
The Fair Consideration Framework (FCF) serves as a set of guidelines for the Singaporean labor market, meant to ensure that all employers doing business in Singapore practice fair employment, hiring, and staff development practices in an open, merit-based, and non-discriminatory fashion. The guidelines as stipulated within the FCF were put in place as part of the Singaporean government’s effort to strengthen the “Singaporean core” of the country’s workforce. What this means in context is that (due to what’s regarded as an inundation of “foreign talent” immigrating into Singapore) jobs are being taken away from native Singaporeans at a rapidly increasing rate, diluting what is considered to be the “Singaporean core” of workers in many business firms. In an effort to “enhance Singapore’s labor market transparency and facilitate job matching between employers and local job seekers” (Wee Heng See, 2014), the National Jobs Bank Website (set up by the Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA)) was created. With the National Jobs Bank considered to be yet another part of the FCF, the need for all parts of the FCF is not lost on the citizens of Singapore: according to data collected over the last ten years, foreigners taking over professional, managerial, and executive positions have almost doubled from the years 2006 to 2010, making so that almost a third of

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