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Covid-19: Media Statement, 8 April 2020

April 8th, 2020|

A statement by TWC2 highlighting issues that need urgent attention at this point in the Covid-19 pandemic: quarantine; testing; concerns of Work Permit holders; special vulnerabilities of Special Pass holders; financial support for employers and possibilities for abuse.

Call: Clarify law on filming domestic workers

April 17th, 2019|

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

One million free meals served — a bittersweet moment for TWC2

July 13th, 2018|

Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Grace Fu poses with TWC2's one million meals placard. Bittersweet - that's the exact sentiment here at TWC2 as we commemorate having served one million free meals to needy migrant workers. We give ourselves a pat on the back and celebrate this accomplishment.

HOME and TWC2 submit joint report on the exploitation of migrant domestic workers

October 3rd, 2017|

The Humanitarian Organisation for Migration Economics (HOME) and Transient Workers Count Too (TWC2) have submitted a shadow report to the United Nations CEDAW (Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women) Committee. Singapore acceded to CEDAW in 1995. Countries who are party to CEDAW commit themselves to

Labour protection for the vulnerable: challenges and recommendations

June 29th, 2017|

A new study released by Transient Workers Count Too on 29 June 2017 reveals challenges faced by low-wage migrant workers with unpaid salaries and workplace injuries in obtaining compensation and recourse. The study, conducted by researchers at the Singapore Management University (“SMU”) and Transient Workers Count Too (“TWC2”), reveals that