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Migrant worker wins salary dispute in Singapore’s High Court
Wage theft and exploitation among Singapore’s migrant workers
Are protections for Cambodian domestic workers in Singapore adequate?
Commentary
Art for a Cause: Symphony in Colours
Features / People
Tribute to the late Jocelyn Reyes
People
“My employer installed a CCTV camera in my room”
Features
Court overturns conviction of Bangladeshi migrant worker
HOME urges government to ratify UN migrant workers’ convention
Domestic workers discriminated against by employer feedback system
Baking for a better world
Employer convicted of kickbacks, thanks to HOME
Job Vacancy: Finance and Administration Manager
Zika virus and construction site deaths: our response
Commentary
Victory for Workers Cheated of Thousands of Dollars
Disciplinary action against doctor a significant development in fight against unethical practices
Commentary
Threatened by a thug: “You just watch out, the police will come after you!”
Features
Domestic workers trained to be counsellors to peers
Features
Migrant workers: walking time bombs?
Commentary / Features
HOME submits its views on proposed employment claims tribunal
Commentary / Features
“I did everything, including cutting her toe nails”
Features
Majority of migrant workers are happy, says Singapore in its 2nd UPR Review. HOME responds…
Commentary / Features
We were almost beaten up by gangsters
Features
Abuse, exploitation fail to stop blue-collar workers flocking to Singapore to cope with ringgit fall
Features
“Don’t ask salary. If you ask salary, I will send you back.”
Features
Singapore’s anti-trafficking norms must evolve
Commentary
Dream deferred in Singapore
Features
Do more to protect outdoor workers
Commentary
“It is very easy (relatively) to add new laws into the books, but it is difficult to execute them.”
People
Foreign workers: Friend or Foe?
Commentary
Chinese workers’ protest: What could have happened?
Commentary
Not enough quota for foreign workers? Here’s what some employers do…
Features
Allegations of police brutality: more needs to be done
Commentary / Features
Dear Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong: a letter from a migrant domestic worker
Features
Singapore’s domestic workers routinely exploited and often abused in the service of rich nationals
Features
A prolonged, bitter revenge
Features
When to call it a day?
Features
Singapore’s anti-trafficking efforts fall short of international standards
Features
Exercise prudence to protect potential human trafficking victims
Features
Would you share this toilet with 20 people?
Features
Time to Clean Up Cleaners’ Housing Woes
Commentary
HOME Mental Health Survey: Myanmar Domestic Workers Under Duress
Features
Complement Compulsory Issuance Of Pay Slips With Compulsory GIRO Payment
Features
Inspiration To Us All: Stroke Won’t Keep Her From Helping Workers
People
Dunman High Students Teaches Hokkein To Foreign Domestic Workers
Features / People
Caught In The Act!
Commentary
HOME Showtime 2015!
Features
Rupa Runs For HOME
Features / People
Do Foreign Domestic Workers Get Enough Food?
Commentary
Grass Cutters Owed 8 Months Of Salaries; Settled For 4 Months’ Pay
Features
Is MOM Letting Employment Agencies Off The Hook?
Commentary
Domestic Worker Jumps Out Of Window To Escape Abuse
Features
Bringing The Spirit Of HOME To Indonesia
People
Turning boats away is inhumane
Commentary
Errant Bosses Should Pay Arrears Via Labour Court
Features
Owed $3000 Paid $500
Features
Labour Day 2015: Eliminate Wage Discrimination by Nationality
Commentary
Recognise Domestic Worker’s Role in Singapore Story
Features
Thoughts after viewing Oglivy and Mather’s Mums vs maids video
Commentary
The Long Wait For Justice
Features
Geylang Fire – A Case Of Negligence
Commentary
Lia – HOME’S Success Story
People
Running To Support HOME
Features
Thank You For The Good Work!
Features
Include Maids In Employment Act
Commentary
A quarter of maids surveyed found to have poor mental health
Features
HOME Mental Health Survey
Features
Running For HOME
Features
The Singapore budget disregards the interests of migrant workers
Commentary / Features
Going Beyond Cross-Cultural Communication
Commentary
No choice but to return home
Features
9 in 10 foreign workers satisfied?
Migrant workers continue to be discriminated against because of their class, nationality and gender
Commentary
What’s wrong with foreign domestic workers’ day?
Commentary / Features
I Am A HOME Pageant Winner
Features
HOME’s Response To Riot Simulation Exercise Conducted By Police And SCDF
Features
Warned not to sign
Features
A worker’s gamble
Features
Empowering migrant workers to report human trafficking crimes
Features
Finding the father: Rohini’s quest for justice
Features / People
Law and you: legal education starts at HOME
Features
The Power of Education
Features
How can we protect Myanmar domestic workers?
Commentary
Repatriated Without Due Process
Features
Domestic Work Is Work, Not Slavery!
Features
Review cleaning accreditation scheme to include migrant cleaners
Commentary
Addressing Gender Inequality Crucial To Ending Human Trafficking
Commentary / Features
Healthcare Worker Paid Just $330 Per Month To Care For Singapore’s Sick and Infirm
Features
AGC must go further to address abuse case delays
Commentary / Features
Starved into submission
Features
She slaved away for nothing
Features
HOME’s response to COI’s Little India riot report
Commentary / Features
HOME’s response to 2014 United States trafficking in persons report
Commentary / Features
Sent away for being hit
Features
The business of making money from maids
Features
Deported, not protected
Features
Jobs with justice: HOME’s labour day message
Commentary / Features
Address workplace abuse to ensure work site safety
Features
Examine systemic causes of unrest among migrant workers
Features
Maids gets stressed living and working 24 hours a day
Features
Let all migrant workers switch bosses freely
Commentary
No systemic abuse of foreign workers?
Commentary / Features
Acting minister’s comments ignore reality
Commentary / Features
Not a single cent earned since 2010
Features
Media release: HOME’s response to Chinese crane protestors
Features
Chinese worker rescued from being repatriated by employer
Features
Study did not find maids had been trafficked: HOME
Commentary / Features
Chinese drivers’ basic pay still an issue
Features
NGO wants SMRT to re-hire bus drivers
Features
S’porean men practising risky sex, study reveals
Features
Address exploitation to reduce workplace accidents
Features
Panasonic exploited us: foreign workers
Features
HOME’s quote to journalist not put in context
Features
Don’t stop at stiff penalties for errant employers
Commentary / Features
KTV singers, trafficking and exploitation
Features
Singapore must ratify ILO C189, Domestic Workers Convention
Features
Singapore can do more to combat trafficking in persons
Features
Complaints of vague clauses and illegal penalties
Features
Call to ban risky chores for maids
Features
Exploitation of migrant workers equals exploitation of local workers
Commentary
Slavery: Totally abolished?
Commentary / Features
Foreign domestic workers: where’s their safety net?
Features
Look what they did to me: Myanmar maid allegedly abused by employers
Features
New Law The Result of Years of Lobbying
Features
No cooking, but workers ‘catered food ‘unpalatable’
Features
Life was better for me in prison
Features
Repatriation Companies – Manpower Minister’s response belittles the efforts of migrant workers
Commentary / Features
Lost part of finger, 2 days’ MC
Features
Competition commission should not fine employment agencies for price fixing
Commentary
New study sheds light on exploitation of Chinese construction workers
Features
Facilitate access to justice for workers
Features
HOME refutes MOM’s rejoinder
Features
Avoid resorting to strong arm tactics against foreign workers
Commentary / Features
HOME to MOM: We examine each worker’s claim
Features
I was given only $9.50 for 18 days work
Features
Security bonds encourage “xenophobia and classism”: H.O.M.E
Commentary / Features
Foreign workers in Singapore bear the brunt
Features
Ensure rest for injured workers
Commentary / Features
In peril on the high seas
Features
Protect, don’t punish them
Features
Prosecute human traffickers and protect scam victims
Commentary / Features
Don’t foreign workers’ lives matter?
Commentary
China woman pays $7000 to work in Singapore
Features
Solve the problem, don’t make it worse
Commentary / Features
Workers are human beings, not cheap labour
Commentary / Features
Salary claims, mediations and the futility of labour court proceedings
Commentary / Features
Spare a thought for foreign workers in need
Commentary
Spare a thought for foreign workers in need
Commentary / Features
China workers stuck in Singapore over new year
Features
Hard for workers to just pack up and go
Features
Prosecute employers who use illegal and exploitative contracts
Commentary / Features
Not practical to put onus on foreign workers to blow whistle on employers
Commentary / Features
Plight of foreign workers on special passes
Features
Include maids in ‘work injury coverage for all’ plan
Commentary / Features
Laws needed to cap maids’ transfer fee
Commentary / Features
Social workers want bosses to foot foreign workers’ medical cover
Features
Scalded, scarred by hot oil…
Features
Are protections for Cambodian domestic workers in Singapore adequate?
Commentary
Zika virus and construction site deaths: our response
Commentary
Disciplinary action against doctor a significant development in fight against unethical practices
Commentary
Migrant workers: walking time bombs?
Commentary / Features
HOME submits its views on proposed employment claims tribunal
Commentary / Features
Majority of migrant workers are happy, says Singapore in its 2nd UPR Review. HOME responds…
Commentary / Features
Singapore’s anti-trafficking norms must evolve
Commentary
Do more to protect outdoor workers
Commentary
Foreign workers: Friend or Foe?
Commentary
Chinese workers’ protest: What could have happened?
Commentary
Allegations of police brutality: more needs to be done
Commentary / Features
Time to Clean Up Cleaners’ Housing Woes
Commentary
Caught In The Act!
Commentary
Do Foreign Domestic Workers Get Enough Food?
Commentary
Is MOM Letting Employment Agencies Off The Hook?
Commentary
Turning boats away is inhumane
Commentary
Labour Day 2015: Eliminate Wage Discrimination by Nationality
Commentary
Thoughts after viewing Oglivy and Mather’s Mums vs maids video
Commentary
Geylang Fire – A Case Of Negligence
Commentary
Include Maids In Employment Act
Commentary
The Singapore budget disregards the interests of migrant workers
Commentary / Features
Going Beyond Cross-Cultural Communication
Commentary
Migrant workers continue to be discriminated against because of their class, nationality and gender
Commentary
What’s wrong with foreign domestic workers’ day?
Commentary / Features
How can we protect Myanmar domestic workers?
Commentary
Review cleaning accreditation scheme to include migrant cleaners
Commentary
Addressing Gender Inequality Crucial To Ending Human Trafficking
Commentary / Features
AGC must go further to address abuse case delays
Commentary / Features
HOME’s response to COI’s Little India riot report
Commentary / Features
HOME’s response to 2014 United States trafficking in persons report
Commentary / Features
Jobs with justice: HOME’s labour day message
Commentary / Features
Let all migrant workers switch bosses freely
Commentary
No systemic abuse of foreign workers?
Commentary / Features
Acting minister’s comments ignore reality
Commentary / Features
Study did not find maids had been trafficked: HOME
Commentary / Features
Don’t stop at stiff penalties for errant employers
Commentary / Features
Exploitation of migrant workers equals exploitation of local workers
Commentary
Slavery: Totally abolished?
Commentary / Features
Repatriation Companies – Manpower Minister’s response belittles the efforts of migrant workers
Commentary / Features
Competition commission should not fine employment agencies for price fixing
Commentary
Avoid resorting to strong arm tactics against foreign workers
Commentary / Features
Security bonds encourage “xenophobia and classism”: H.O.M.E
Commentary / Features
Ensure rest for injured workers
Commentary / Features
Prosecute human traffickers and protect scam victims
Commentary / Features
Don’t foreign workers’ lives matter?
Commentary
Solve the problem, don’t make it worse
Commentary / Features
Workers are human beings, not cheap labour
Commentary / Features
Salary claims, mediations and the futility of labour court proceedings
Commentary / Features
Spare a thought for foreign workers in need
Commentary
Spare a thought for foreign workers in need
Commentary / Features
Prosecute employers who use illegal and exploitative contracts
Commentary / Features
Not practical to put onus on foreign workers to blow whistle on employers
Commentary / Features
Include maids in ‘work injury coverage for all’ plan
Commentary / Features
Laws needed to cap maids’ transfer fee
Commentary / Features
Art for a Cause: Symphony in Colours
Features / People
“My employer installed a CCTV camera in my room”
Features
Threatened by a thug: “You just watch out, the police will come after you!”
Features
Domestic workers trained to be counsellors to peers
Features
Migrant workers: walking time bombs?
Commentary / Features
HOME submits its views on proposed employment claims tribunal
Commentary / Features
“I did everything, including cutting her toe nails”
Features
Majority of migrant workers are happy, says Singapore in its 2nd UPR Review. HOME responds…
Commentary / Features
We were almost beaten up by gangsters
Features
Abuse, exploitation fail to stop blue-collar workers flocking to Singapore to cope with ringgit fall
Features
“Don’t ask salary. If you ask salary, I will send you back.”
Features
Dream deferred in Singapore
Features
Not enough quota for foreign workers? Here’s what some employers do…
Features
Allegations of police brutality: more needs to be done
Commentary / Features
Dear Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong: a letter from a migrant domestic worker
Features
Singapore’s domestic workers routinely exploited and often abused in the service of rich nationals
Features
A prolonged, bitter revenge
Features
When to call it a day?
Features
Singapore’s anti-trafficking efforts fall short of international standards
Features
Exercise prudence to protect potential human trafficking victims
Features
Would you share this toilet with 20 people?
Features
HOME Mental Health Survey: Myanmar Domestic Workers Under Duress
Features
Complement Compulsory Issuance Of Pay Slips With Compulsory GIRO Payment
Features
Dunman High Students Teaches Hokkein To Foreign Domestic Workers
Features / People
HOME Showtime 2015!
Features
Rupa Runs For HOME
Features / People
Grass Cutters Owed 8 Months Of Salaries; Settled For 4 Months’ Pay
Features
Domestic Worker Jumps Out Of Window To Escape Abuse
Features
Errant Bosses Should Pay Arrears Via Labour Court
Features
Owed $3000 Paid $500
Features
Recognise Domestic Worker’s Role in Singapore Story
Features
The Long Wait For Justice
Features
Running To Support HOME
Features
Thank You For The Good Work!
Features
A quarter of maids surveyed found to have poor mental health
Features
HOME Mental Health Survey
Features
Running For HOME
Features
The Singapore budget disregards the interests of migrant workers
Commentary / Features
No choice but to return home
Features
What’s wrong with foreign domestic workers’ day?
Commentary / Features
I Am A HOME Pageant Winner
Features
HOME’s Response To Riot Simulation Exercise Conducted By Police And SCDF
Features
Warned not to sign
Features
A worker’s gamble
Features
Empowering migrant workers to report human trafficking crimes
Features
Finding the father: Rohini’s quest for justice
Features / People
Law and you: legal education starts at HOME
Features
The Power of Education
Features
Repatriated Without Due Process
Features
Domestic Work Is Work, Not Slavery!
Features
Addressing Gender Inequality Crucial To Ending Human Trafficking
Commentary / Features
Healthcare Worker Paid Just $330 Per Month To Care For Singapore’s Sick and Infirm
Features
AGC must go further to address abuse case delays
Commentary / Features
Starved into submission
Features
She slaved away for nothing
Features
HOME’s response to COI’s Little India riot report
Commentary / Features
HOME’s response to 2014 United States trafficking in persons report
Commentary / Features
Sent away for being hit
Features
The business of making money from maids
Features
Deported, not protected
Features
Jobs with justice: HOME’s labour day message
Commentary / Features
Address workplace abuse to ensure work site safety
Features
Examine systemic causes of unrest among migrant workers
Features
Maids gets stressed living and working 24 hours a day
Features
No systemic abuse of foreign workers?
Commentary / Features
Acting minister’s comments ignore reality
Commentary / Features
Not a single cent earned since 2010
Features
Media release: HOME’s response to Chinese crane protestors
Features
Chinese worker rescued from being repatriated by employer
Features
Study did not find maids had been trafficked: HOME
Commentary / Features
Chinese drivers’ basic pay still an issue
Features
NGO wants SMRT to re-hire bus drivers
Features
S’porean men practising risky sex, study reveals
Features
Address exploitation to reduce workplace accidents
Features
Panasonic exploited us: foreign workers
Features
HOME’s quote to journalist not put in context
Features
Don’t stop at stiff penalties for errant employers
Commentary / Features
KTV singers, trafficking and exploitation
Features
Singapore must ratify ILO C189, Domestic Workers Convention
Features
Singapore can do more to combat trafficking in persons
Features
Complaints of vague clauses and illegal penalties
Features
Call to ban risky chores for maids
Features
Slavery: Totally abolished?
Commentary / Features
Foreign domestic workers: where’s their safety net?
Features
Look what they did to me: Myanmar maid allegedly abused by employers
Features
New Law The Result of Years of Lobbying
Features
No cooking, but workers ‘catered food ‘unpalatable’
Features
Life was better for me in prison
Features
Repatriation Companies – Manpower Minister’s response belittles the efforts of migrant workers
Commentary / Features
Lost part of finger, 2 days’ MC
Features
New study sheds light on exploitation of Chinese construction workers
Features
Facilitate access to justice for workers
Features
HOME refutes MOM’s rejoinder
Features
Avoid resorting to strong arm tactics against foreign workers
Commentary / Features
HOME to MOM: We examine each worker’s claim
Features
I was given only $9.50 for 18 days work
Features
Security bonds encourage “xenophobia and classism”: H.O.M.E
Commentary / Features
Foreign workers in Singapore bear the brunt
Features
Ensure rest for injured workers
Commentary / Features
In peril on the high seas
Features
Protect, don’t punish them
Features
Prosecute human traffickers and protect scam victims
Commentary / Features
China woman pays $7000 to work in Singapore
Features
Solve the problem, don’t make it worse
Commentary / Features
Workers are human beings, not cheap labour
Commentary / Features
Salary claims, mediations and the futility of labour court proceedings
Commentary / Features
Spare a thought for foreign workers in need
Commentary / Features
China workers stuck in Singapore over new year
Features
Hard for workers to just pack up and go
Features
Prosecute employers who use illegal and exploitative contracts
Commentary / Features
Not practical to put onus on foreign workers to blow whistle on employers
Commentary / Features
Plight of foreign workers on special passes
Features
Include maids in ‘work injury coverage for all’ plan
Commentary / Features
Laws needed to cap maids’ transfer fee
Commentary / Features
Social workers want bosses to foot foreign workers’ medical cover
Features
Scalded, scarred by hot oil…
Features

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