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TWC2 points out the risks to migrant workers in the time of Covid-19 that spring from housing conditions, transport and company policies.
TWC2 echoes a call for the government to do more to rein in employment agents who charge unreasonable and illegal fees for transfer workers.
TWC2 responds to a letter in the Straits Times calling for KPIs for domestic workers.
Following a letter from AWARE about poor enforcement of court orders, TWC2 wrote to the Straits Times Forum highlighting the same issue.
Duraiarasan injured his right eye on 15 January 2016. at work. He did not see a doctor until January 19th. The employer seemed to have argued that no accident happened on the 15th and MOM dismissed the worker's injury claim.
More of here, less of there: Increase in repeat workers and fat profits for the underground job broker in Singapore
In this research study, TWC2 found that about 80% of South Asian workers were "repeat workers", a huge change from a few years ago. We also found that about half of them used a Singapore-based job broker to find a job. Typically, these are foreign workers themselves, not licensed employment agents. It's illicit but profitable.