Type of issue: abuse & bullying by bosses, superiors

28 08, 2014

Maid climbed out on 36th floor after abuse

2019-08-30T16:33:04+08:00August 28th, 2014|News, News Flash|

Tay Li Nah, 39, an employer of a domestic worker, was sentenced to four weeks' imprisonment after pleading guilty to kicking Saedatun Fandilah repeatedly on her buttocks, thighs and abdomen at about 12.30am on 5 Feb 2013. This was reported in the Straits Times, 27 August 2014. Five hours later, Saedatun, in a bid to escape, removed

9 06, 2014

Two domestic workers sexually assaulted, part 1

2019-08-30T16:33:31+08:00June 9th, 2014|Articles, Stories|

The first hint was in the Phnom Penh Post: that Transient Workers Count Too was helping a domestic worker from Cambodia who said a member of the employer's family had sexually molested her. It's a relatively new pilot programme: bringing in domestic workers from Cambodia, and naturally there are many parties interested in watching how

2 04, 2014

Why the right to seek another job is important

2019-08-30T16:33:33+08:00April 2nd, 2014|News, Our Stand|

A key plank in Transient Workers Count Too's advocacy is that of untying a work permit holder from his employer, and allowing him (or her) job mobility. Naturally, even as he seeks alternative employment, only employers who have the requisite work permit quota will be able to employ him. We recognise that the quota (known