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Reflections on the pandemic: how helping workers with small essential needs reveals their vulnerabilities and the injustices they suffer.
There are many possible measures for reducing recruitment fees, say this research report. Contains deep analyses of rationale and feasibility.
As Singapore's economy revved up after the lockdown, more workers died. Five were killed in the last two weeks alone.
Qatar's minimum wage, Wage Protection System, dispute resolution and its Workers' Support and Insurance Fund. Not perfect, but far ahead of Singapore.
In a historic move, Qatar abolished its kafala system in August 2020. Workers can now change jobs without having to get permission from current employers.