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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.

The long lockdown, part 6: Stopping distance

July 25th, 2022|

On 24 June 2022, MOM retired the Exit Pass system and workers could go out freely. And still workers were calling TWC2 saying they were confined. What does this say about policy effectiveness?

The long lockdown, part 5: Hear the silence

July 22nd, 2022|

Months into 2022, Special Pass holders remained stuck in dorms even as more and more Work Permit holders were allowed to go out. What about getting the press to highlight this injustice?