Mrt Breakdown

Late for Work Due to Train Breakdown

QUESTION Hi all, If your staff comes in late due to the MRT train fault, do you request that your staff stay back to make-up for the time that the staff was late? They are usually 15 to 30 mins late so far. Do you also verify that the train system is down through the transport company websites, and take note of the frequency of the lateness, to prevent any possible abuse? Alexis     REPLIES & COMMENTS REPLY 1 You can request your staff to take the late chit from the MRT Station. It will be given out at the passenger service during breakdowns. We do not fault our staff and never request them to stay back as the train breakdowns are beyond their control. Without the late excuse chit, then you can proceed to deduct their salary based on their per hour rate in accordance with MOM regulation, i.e. 30 mins late deduct 30 mins of salary. Ken     REPLY 2 If staff is late due to a train breakdown, we do not require them to make up for the lateness. Normally the staff is able to get hard copy notice of the breakdown from SMRT staff. We […]