From 1 January 2021, employers must purchase insurance (at least $10,000) against the risk of the worker developing Covid-19 within 14 days of arrival.
We did a quick poll in October 2020 to see whether dorm-based workers were back at work and whether they were getting paid. And could they get to ATMs?
Covid-immune and vaccinated workers should be retained, not sent home. An explainer why MOM policies are counter-productve.
The Covid-19 vaccine will be free for all migrant workers here in Singapore, says foreign minister Vivian Balakrishnan.
Computation of medical leave wages and injury compensation is linked to Average Monthly Earnings. Does this Average include no-work months during Covid-19?
Nearly half of dorm-based migrant workers had Covid-19, going by newly released figures. It's nearly herd immunity, yet they're still going to remain locked up.
Here's the third (possibly last) of our monthly summaries about Covid-19 related numbers and milestones, gleaned from media and government statements.
For the upcoming Universal Periodic Review in 2021, our shadow report highlights several human rights shortcomings in Singapore affecting migrant workers here.
Despite the Employment Claims Tribunal finding hundreds of employers liable for salary non-ayment, only a handful of compay directors are convicted.
Rana needed a small medical procedure to remove a wire implant that has outlived its usefulness. Bureaucracy and faulty government policy stood in the way.