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Ahmmad's life turned upside down after accident

By Lee Zi Xin “I have nothing to do every day”, says Ahmmad, as he speaks to me about the long wait for closure of his injury compensation claim. It’s been four months since the accident, and he has been out of work since. His relationship with his boss has deteriorated and his former workmates appear...

Kamal climbs out of window, 12 floors up, to get help

Kamal gingerly opened a window, hoping it wouldn’t make a noise. Heart pounding, he stepped out, trying not to look down. He was twelve floors up Block 601 Jurong West. With certain death should he miss a step, he made his way to the ground, never before so careful in his life. Hailing a taxi,...

TWC2 social work team invited by employer to give a talk to staff

Bright Vision Hospital requested Transient Workers Count Too to give a talk to the work permit holders on their payroll. As any model employer would, Bright Vision wanted their employees informed of their rights and responsibilities. TWCS’2 social work associate Jason Lee (black shirt, centre right) delivered the talk on Thursday 28 April. We had...

Two years after accident, Lutfor Rahman still waiting for case conclusion

  ——- By Kan Ren Jie I ask Lutfor Rahman how he is, and I am struck by his frank answer: ‘I now very bad.  Now no job, makan got problem.’ While Rahman initially appears cheerful when I sit down and talk with him at TWC2’s free meals programme, laughing at some of our jokes...

Four years after the accident, Abdus still waiting for injury compensation

By Shona Mac It is a busy Monday evening at Transient Workers Count Too’s Cuff Road Project and there is a throng of men queuing to receive a meal and milling around chatting to the team of volunteers. Abdus Salam is patiently waiting to speak to his TWC2 case worker who is currently busy with...