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Covid-19: the risks from packing them in

April 3rd, 2020|

To keep costs down, we have created worker dormitories with very high density. It's a recipe for contagion. But if we have to lower the density quickly and move some men out, is there anything we can do?

Swindle, cheat and manipulate: so what can be done?

March 30th, 2020|

Since job scams arise from misrepresentation of the nature and terms of the job, a solution must lie in eliminating opportunities for deception. Workers must have direct access to employers' submissions and MOM's electronic records.

Show and tell in Berlin

March 11th, 2020|

Lei Yuan Bin's film shown at the Berlinale raises international awareness of the migrant worker situation in Singapore. We were there to take questions at five post-show Q&As

How employers can kickstart an epidemic

March 1st, 2020|

Robeul is penalised because a doctor gave him two days' medical leave. Making ill workers return to work is socially irresponsible, accelerating the spread of infectious diseases.