Baying for blood is easy. Looking unflinchingly at how regulatory policies and priorities contributed to the torture and killing of a domestic worker would be more positive.
The killing of a domestic worker behind closed doors must compel us to reckon with the concept of live-in domestic help. Live-out arrangements have many benefits.
Adnan spent 21 jobless months waiting for his injury claim to conclude. And then had to go home rather than be free to find a new job. Is this good policy?
With migrant workers still confined to their dormitories, TWC2 holds a carnival near a cluster of dorms to cheer them up and offer any help they need.
From 1 January 2021, employers must purchase insurance (at least $10,000) against the risk of the worker developing Covid-19 within 14 days of arrival.
We did a quick poll in October 2020 to see whether dorm-based workers were back at work and whether they were getting paid. And could they get to ATMs?
Covid-immune and vaccinated workers should be retained, not sent home. An explainer why MOM policies are counter-productve.
The Covid-19 vaccine will be free for all migrant workers here in Singapore, says foreign minister Vivian Balakrishnan.
Computation of medical leave wages and injury compensation is linked to Average Monthly Earnings. Does this Average include no-work months during Covid-19?
Nearly half of dorm-based migrant workers had Covid-19, going by newly released figures. It's nearly herd immunity, yet they're still going to remain locked up.