Ten years of loyal service counted for nothing when Arsad got injured. The law that requires employers to support injured workers doesn't mean much either.
Mohosin had to edure the months-long lockdown in a dorm. Besides mind-numbing boredom, he was also afflicted with constant pain from an arm injury.
Work permit holder went to Spain, says wasn't paid his allowances for 82-day cruise. Nor basic and overtime pay for three months.
By tying workers to their employers, workers stand to lose their jobs should they complain about anything. Rendered powerless, they have to put up with bad housing.
A 17-year-old had to choose between furthering his education or becoming a migrant worker. After five years, has it turned out well?
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.
Sanowar, who has been in Singapore a long time, tells TWC2 how he had to pay for his job and for subsequent Work Permit renewals. It's illegal but it happens.
As soon as the lockdown was lifted, Azom's employer reverted from electronic payment of salary to cash. What was the motive?