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Just as baby arrives, an eye is lost

October 20th, 2019|

Rafiqul's doctor says surgery is needed or the eye would be lost. Employer says no and refuses to pay. Rafiqul feels he needs a lawyer. But says lawyer is doing nothing to resolve the problem. Here's another worker immobilised by system and culture.

Broken ankle chained to ‘lawyer’

October 9th, 2019|

Anwar is eight months into his injury compensation claim. He is desperate for his medical leave wages to help his family. He is bounced between his 'lawyer' and MOM. Who should rightly be taking action?

Cheated of $6,000, Nurunobi is angry

October 5th, 2019|

During the job interview, the boss described his company as a large main contractor. Then why did Nurunobi get work on only 9 days out of the first 24?

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?