12 09, 2016

The name of the devil is process: how regulatory process creates and sustains the disempowerment and injustices faced by migrant labour

2019-08-30T16:32:00+08:00September 12th, 2016|Articles, Happenings, News, Our Stand|

For a few years now, Transient Workers Count Too has been asked to give a talk to journalists gathered at the annual Asia Journalism Fellowship. The following videos are adapted from the talk that Alex Au gave on 8 September 2016.  There were about 20 journalists in TWC2's Dayspace, from various Asian countries, Pakistan to

8 06, 2016

Discovering that they’re boys again

2019-08-30T16:32:02+08:00June 8th, 2016|Articles, Happenings|

"Never before, I touch a fighter jet," said Dharmaraj, "and sit inside helicopter, pilot seat."  Meanwhile, Amin just beamed broadly, unable to say which moment was the most interesting for him. They went on Friday 20 May 2016 to the Air Force open house, held at Changi airport. The outing was organised by TWC2's Discover

28 04, 2016

TWC2 social work team invited by employer to give a talk to staff

2019-08-30T16:32:03+08:00April 28th, 2016|Articles, Happenings|

Bright Vision Hospital requested Transient Workers Count Too to give a talk to the work permit holders on their payroll. As any model employer would, Bright Vision wanted their employees informed of their rights and responsibilities. TWCS'2 social work associate Jason Lee (black shirt, centre right) delivered the talk on Thursday 28 April. We had

18 12, 2015

Lunch with Heart raises record amount for TWC2

2019-08-30T16:32:22+08:00December 18th, 2015|Articles, Happenings|

Transient Workers Count Too held our annual benefit lunch (Lunch with Heart) Sunday 13 December 2015. We sold a record 335 tickets, raising over $33,000 -- also a new record. Most well-wishers donated back their tickets so that we could invite workers on their behalf to have a good meal. A total of 100 domestic

29 10, 2015

Call for proposals: Labour Court research project

2019-08-30T16:32:23+08:00October 29th, 2015|Articles, Facts, research, analysis, Happenings, News, News Flash|

TWC2 is seeking collaborators to help us undertake research on Singapore's Labour Court system at the Ministry of Manpower, specifically procedures and practices relating to the salary and injury claims of migrant workers. Research will include a review of legislation and legislative history governing salary and injury claims in Labour Court and an overview of