Forums, seminars, conferences, press conferences

1 12, 2014

Over the years, migrant workers have faced ‘deteriorating conditions’ — John Gee

2019-08-30T16:32:56+08:00December 1st, 2014|Articles, Happenings, News, Our Stand|

At a symposium organised by the Asia Research Institute, TWC2 head of research John Gee said that whilst globally, there had never been better protection in law for migrants' rights, yet in many respects, their actual position was going backwards. Even in Singapore, he felt there has been progress, but placement costs represent one area in which

27 03, 2014

How ‘law’ fails migrant workers

2019-08-30T16:33:34+08:00March 27th, 2014|Articles, Happenings, News, Our Stand|

At the Migrant Awareness Week organised by students in the law school of National University of Singapore, 3 - 7 March 2014, a whole host of activities were on the calendar. For the forum of 3 March, TWC2 vice-president Alex Au (pictured above with HOME's Celine Dermine on his left) gave a presentation. Below is

12 01, 2014

Trafficking easier to identify if migrant labour in general is treated better

2019-08-30T16:34:10+08:00January 12th, 2014|Articles, Happenings, News, Our Stand|

Former president of Transient Workers Count Too, John Gee, spoke at the NUS Human Trafficking Conference on 10 January 2014. Others on the panel included Kandhavel Periyasamy (Joint Ops Director, Ministry of Manpower), Jolovan Wham (Workfair Singapore) and two students from Singapore Management University who recently did a project relating to trafficking. John's paper was titled:  Migrants

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