Discussion: Ministry of Manpower’s administrative processes

31 08, 2019

$8,000 for the underground agent

2019-09-15T13:06:48+08:00August 31st, 2019|Articles, Stories|

Foreign workers are increasingly becoming illegal job agents, preying on fellow countrymen like Alamin wanting to come to Singapore. This underground activity puts Singapore's law and order reputation at risk.

10 05, 2019

Transfer was a sham, settlement agreement was dubious, only the paddyfield was real

2019-08-30T16:30:43+08:00May 10th, 2019|Articles, Stories|

By Yasha S based on an interview in January 2019 For 47-year old labourer Motaleb Abdul, seeking justice for what he is owed seems like a never-ending game of disappointment. Despite having a salary settlement agreement drawn by Tripartite Alliance for Dispute Management (TADM), he has yet to be paid by his Singaporean boss

24 04, 2019

Rubel started work with Feiteng1x without knowing his salary — how did that happen?

2019-08-30T16:30:43+08:00April 24th, 2019|Articles, Stories|

By Liang lei based on an interview in February 2019 When a foreign worker arrives in Singapore, he would have a letter titled In-Principle Approval for a Work Permit (IPA) from Singapore’s Ministry of Manpower (MOM), stating his personal details, employer and salary, amongst other details. The IPA letter has proven invaluable in guarding foreign