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Swindle, cheat and manipulate: so what can be done?

March 30th, 2020|

Since job scams arise from misrepresentation of the nature and terms of the job, a solution must lie in eliminating opportunities for deception. Workers must have direct access to employers' submissions and MOM's electronic records.

Higher water use: don’t blame maids

March 12th, 2020|

The Straits Times reported on a survey that found that households with maids use 20% more water than those without. On the face of it, it seems to put blame on domestic workers' behaviour when many other factors should be taken into account.

Show and tell in Berlin

March 11th, 2020|

Lei Yuan Bin's film shown at the Berlinale raises international awareness of the migrant worker situation in Singapore. We were there to take questions at five post-show Q&As