We mined our data and found 30 companies that hired new workers after having failed to pay salaries for previous workers. The new workers later came to TWC2 with salary problems
MOM takes issue with our Noodles and Bean Curd article. But MOM's rebuttal is merely a demand that we accept their interpretation as Truth.
Is there a way for governments to regulate trans-national fee-charging? Is it too convenient to plead jurisdictional limitations, and do nothing?
Work pass and Special pass holders made up about 40% of overstayers arrested in 2018, with tourists forming an even larger number. But they hadn't managed to evade the authorities for long.
The kindest route to take in helping men with virtually no hope of recovering unpaid salaries may be to just give them some money and move on. But the argument can be made that this does not serve the public interest. Weigh the pros and cons.
MOM accuses TWC2 of making three "false allegations". We show here how baseless their accusations are. MOM shouldn't be so prickly and defensive.
A new Work Injury Compensation Act was passed in Parliament on 3 September 2019. TWC2 comments on some key statements reported in the media. To make the new law work, administrative and process weaknesses must also be addressed.
Ian Urbina, an investigative reporter for the New York Times, spent years researching the abuses in Southeast Asia's fishing industry. In the above video, he visits a detention centre in Indonesia where he meets with (mostly Vietnamese) men who had been detained when their fishing vessels were arrested in Indonesian
On 6 March 2019, Nominated Member of Parliament Anthea Ong asked the Minister of Manpower to supply figures for 2017 and 2018 respectively regarding ... (a) how many salary claims were filed by (i) local employees and (ii) foreign workers at the Employment Claims Tribunal; (b) how many court orders were issued to errant employers
The photo is of an illuminated billboard along Bukit Batok West Avenue 3. It seeks to inform workers of their employment rights, and is sponsored by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) the Central Provident Fund and TAFEP (Tripartite Alliance for Fair and Progressive Employment Practices). The smaller words in the poster say: Get paid for