Type of issue: charges for renewing work pass

28 10, 2014

The more we talked the more we discovered

2019-08-30T16:32:59+08:00October 28th, 2014|Articles, Stories|

By Jennifer Parenteau Mohamed Ariful sits down beside me and begins to tell me his story. At first it seems like a simple case of improper calculation of his medical leave wages, but as we talk it reveals much more than that! In June 2014, Ariful was working for the construction company, Calpen Contracters. He

1 08, 2014

After eight loyal years, fired when he fell ill, part 2

2019-08-30T16:33:28+08:00August 1st, 2014|Articles, Stories|

With additional reporting by Debbie Fordyce Part 1 described how Mollah Jahangir lost his job as soon as he asked his employer to pay for medical treatment. This, even though he had loyally worked for the company for eight years. And even though he continued working for five months since the start of 2014 when

29 01, 2014

Esan comes back to a new job

2019-08-30T16:33:37+08:00January 29th, 2014|Articles, Stories|

By Keith W He waves to me while I am standing in the ATM line. He looks familiar but I can't place him. Guessing that I am having some difficulty remembering him, he approaches me to re-introduce himself. "You not remember me? My name Esan*," he says. "Last time I have injury problem, and I

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