Published: August 2020
In response to complaints over MWs who had not been paid during the pandemic, co-chair of Singapore’s Covid-19 task force Lawrence Wong shares that the Government will approach recalcitrant employers and ensure migrant workers continue to be paid.
Published: June 2020
An article detailing migrant workers’ fears over their financial security during the Covid-19 pandemic, especially since many borrowed significant amounts of money to secure a work permit in Singapore.
[SCMP] Singapore NGOs call for rethink of migrant workers’ salaries, health care and recruitment fees
Published: May 2020
Amidst the Covid-19 pandemic, migrant workers in Singapore detail their concerns about exorbitant recruitment fees, low wages and poor access to health care than their cramped living conditions – issues migrant worker NGOs previously flagged to the Singapore government prior to the pandemic.