Type of issue: medical leave wages

7 01, 2019

Eight men surround Raju at a coffeeshop

2019-08-30T16:30:45+08:00January 7th, 2019|Articles, Stories|

We first featured Raju in the story To encash two cheques, Raju had to jump through hoops, which was about his last three days before going home. Prior to that, he was having difficulty getting due settlement of his injury compensation claim and this story below is about an incident during that period. -- By

12 12, 2018

When medical leave wages take leave of the law

2019-08-30T16:30:46+08:00December 12th, 2018|Articles|

By Ada Cheong, based on interviews conducted in September 2018 Singapore is reputed to be a business-friendly place. A phalanx of blue-green skyscrapers -- our central business district -- rises up just behind the Merlion. The area is bustling with people in suits and work dresses, working for multinational companies and investors: banks, insurance companies, and

19 10, 2018

Short of information, Forhad worries while Mondal thinks everything’s going fine

2019-08-30T16:30:46+08:00October 19th, 2018|Articles, Stories|

By Ng Zu Xiang, based on interviews in July 2018 Workplace injuries are not an uncommon occurrence in construction, especially with the number of projects burgeoning across Singapore. As such, the Work Injury Compensation Act (WICA) is crucial and it has been used in regularly, but not all cases transpire the same way. Here are