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Judge finds co-worker’s evidence untruthful

September 22nd, 2019|

The High Court found that a foreign worker's testimony in support of his employer's version of events in an accident was "unreliable". Indeed, TWC2 have heard of many cases where workmates bear false witness. Why do they do that?

New Work Injury Compensation Act passed

September 4th, 2019|

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.

More of here, less of there: Increase in repeat workers and fat profits for the underground job broker in Singapore

May 27th, 2019|

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.

Employers’ responsibility for workers on special passes

April 17th, 2019|

Transient Workers Count Too notes that the new Regulations (with effect from April 2017) subsidiary to the revised Employment of Foreign Manpower Act (2012), contain two clauses that make employers' responsibility more explicit. These are among other changes in the new Regulations. These two clauses are found in Part III