Even S-Pass holders have to pay recruitment fees. John Peter's case is quite egregious, espeically as it is a foreigner who is allowed to open a company and hire workers.
Recruitment debt, excessive overtime, abusive working and living conditions, and retention of identity documents lead to ban and seizure of company products.
In September 2020, we had 801 Covid-19 cases from the dorms. From October, there has been a dramatic improvement.
We speak to two migrant workers frm India and asked them about their first training course. How things have changed... and perhaps for the worse.
What led Ziaur to overstay? How individual decisions are shaped by policy and how misguided policy imposes costs on the State itself.
We dip our toes into this issue of information, attitudes and misinformation towards vaccination among migrant workers, through this quick chat with seven men.