They shouldn't have to choose; the law cannot be any clearer. Yet these cases aren't rare.
High Court reminds lawyers to assess injury cases carefully before filling claims under common law. This is all the more critical when workers are in desperate financial straits and see only the upside of going to court.
MOM ruled that Shamim's injury was not work-related. A co-worker's testimony might have played a part. Then the co-worker phoned Shamim and an interesting conversation ensured.
Mano approaches TWC2 asking how he can get back the deductions from his salary labelled as "tax". Work Permit holders earn so little almost none of them has income above the taxable threshold.
Next screening: 5 January 2020 at 2pm. Part of proceeds to benefit TWC2
We mined our data and found 30 companies that hired new workers after having failed to pay salaries for previous workers. The new workers later came to TWC2 with salary problems
An inside look at work conditions, recruitment cost and deteriorating labour relations in a corner of the hospitality industry.