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From 1 January 2021, employers must purchase insurance (at least $10,000) against the risk of the worker developing Covid-19 within 14 days of arrival.
Palm oil products from Malaysian conglomerate Sime Darby have been banned from the USA on account of forced labour in the company's processes.
Hasibur is suing his employer and dormitory operator for false imprisonment, following an incident in April 2020 wherein he and his roommates were locked in a room.
Computation of medical leave wages and injury compensation is linked to Average Monthly Earnings. Does this Average include no-work months during Covid-19?
For wrongfully confining 3 migrant workers, a general manager was fined $9,000. The penalty under the law could have included imprisonment.
As Singapore's economy revved up after the lockdown, more workers died. Five were killed in the last two weeks alone.