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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.
TWC2 responds to a letter in the Straits Times calling for KPIs for domestic workers.
TWC2 calls on the government to issue state-wide Stop Work Orders if haze conditions reach unhealthy levels to protect health of workers engaged in physical work outdoors.
Following a letter from AWARE about poor enforcement of court orders, TWC2 wrote to the Straits Times Forum highlighting the same issue.
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.
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
Joint statement by the Association of Women for Action and Research (AWARE), the Humanitarian Organisation for Migration Economics (HOME) and Transient Workers Count Too (TWC2) issued 11 November 2015. Recently, the media has discussed the camera surveillance of domestic workers by employers. Reports state (and our experience tells us) that