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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
TWC2 submitted a report to the UN on the ways in which digital technology has affected the rights and social protection of migrant workers
When a worker has paid a huge amount to get a job, he cannot afford to lose that job and will thus be vulnerable to unreasonable, exploitative demands by the employer. How huge is huge?
Work pass and Special pass holders made up about 40% of overstayers arrested in 2018, with tourists forming an even larger number. But they hadn't managed to evade the authorities for long.
Dating from 2014, this featured article is a review of the inequalities inherent in the employer-employee relationship with respect to migrant workers in Singapore. Citing cases Meera Rajah came across while volunteering with TWC2, she shows how these imbalances manifest in workers' lived experiences.
High Court says MOM’s Assistant Commissioner had a “fundamental misunderstanding” of the work injury law
Abu Samad died of a heart attack while at work. He had a history of ischaemic heart disease. MOM's Assistant Commissioner for Labour ruled that his next-of-kin were not entitled to work injury compensation. The High Court overruled it.
In this newly-released study, TWC2 found that domestic workers had to "prove" themselves and learn to negotiate for their days off. Generally, it takes over four years before they can get two rest days per month.