Wednesday, September 22, 2021

migrant workers

Singapore plans to improve worker dormitories after virus outbreak

The new standards include capping occupancy, en-suite toilets, better ventilation and the segmentation of communal facilities, with more spacious rooms and in-room WiFi coverage.

Migrants taste freedom as Singapore loosens labour curbs under pilot programme

Singapore is running a pilot programme to allow up to 500 fully vaccinated migrant workers to visit certain public locations for six hours each week.

Singapore to ease virus curbs for migrant workers

Under a pilot programme to launch Monday, up to 500 vaccinated workers will be allowed to visit selected locations for six hours each week.

Between desperate migrants and lackadaisical Malaysians

Covid-19 cases exist among the migrant workers but they also exist among Malaysians, and the reasons can sometimes overlap.

Two months and counting for migrant workers unable to work

They have cut down their meals to one a day, waiting for the time when they can go back to work.

Weeding out xenophobia at home ministry the solution to forced labour problem, govt told

Lawyers for Liberty says the home ministry must stop its harsh treatment of migrants and commit to conducting significant changes to current migration laws.

229 foreigners arrested in Klang raid

Immigration director-general Khairul Dzaimee Daud says a number of SOPs were breached at the factory, which was issued two compounds totalling RM30,000.

Another palm oil giant accused of mistreating workers

Finland-based rights group Finnwatch says some problems at IOI Corporation were rectified after they were raised.

Group blasts chaining of migrants in pre-dawn swoop, deputy minister’s uniform in breach of SOPs

Lawyers for Liberty says the deputy minister himself was in breach of SOPs even as he oversees Ops Patuh to ensure SOP compliance during the lockdown.

The customer isn’t always right

The saying should only hold true insofar as both parties involved in the transaction are satisfied.

Our migrant workers and us

Many of them work hard despite the harassment they face and are only looking to earn an honest living and send money home, not unlike Malaysians who go overseas.

Selangor migrant workers win Goodyear legal battle

Sixty-five migrants had lodged a case at the industrial tribunal, accusing Goodyear of not complying with a collective labour agreement by failing to give them shift allowances, bonuses and pay rises.

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