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The mess over rest day pay starts from the top

May 16th, 2023|

To a Parliamentary question, the Manpower Minister revealed how little his ministry did over rest day pay violations. He also revealed the stunningly employer-forgiving attitude his ministry adopts even when violations are found.

The gardener with a nice smile

March 30th, 2023|

A TWC2 volunteer came across a worker from India, working as a gardener is a prestigious location. She asked him about his salary. It was not prestigious.

Contract substitution still happening in 2023

February 18th, 2023|

In recent weeks, TWC2 came across two workers with contracts they felt compelled to sign after they had begun working in their companies. They felt volated by the unfair terms imposed on them.

Stern warning – punishment without due process

February 8th, 2023|

Although a stern warning is not supposed to affect "legal rights, interests, or liabilities" we found that it's not quite true when issued to migrant workers. The effects therefore constitute punishment without due process.